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Must Read: Emily Ratajkowski Talks Topless Selfies, Facebook Apologizes for Banning Tess Holliday Ad

And Donald Trump's hair may be a $60,000 weave.
Emily Ratajkowski on the May 2016 cover of "Evening Standard" Magazine. Photo: David Bellemere/"Evening Standard" Magazine

Emily Ratajkowski on the May 2016 cover of "Evening Standard" Magazine. Photo: David Bellemere/"Evening Standard" Magazine

These are the fashion stories making headlines this Wednesday.

Emily Ratajkowski covers Evening Standard Magazine
Photographer David Bellemere lensed the 24-year-old model-turned-actress for the May 2016 issue of the London-based Evening Standard Magazine. In the accompanying interview, Ratajkowski discusses that topless selfie with Kim Kardashian: "There are lots of [criticisms] I can understand one might have about the Kardashians and reality TV, but even someone who you might be critical of is allowed to post a naked selfie if she wants to." {Fashion Gone Rogue}

Facebook apologizes after banning image of plus-size model Tess Holliday
Facebook has issued an apology after it banned a photo of size-22 model Tess Holliday that the site said represented "a body or body parts in an undesirable manner" and violated the company's "health and fitness" advertising policy. An Australian feminist group had originally attempted to use the photo in question as an ad to promote an event called "Feminism and Fat." {Yahoo Style}

Karlie Kloss makes vague announcement on the future of Kode With Klossy
Karlie Kloss has made "A Big Announcement" — albeit a rather vague one — about her coding pursuits in a new video on her YouTube channel. In the clip, the 23-year-old Instagirl alludes to an expansion of her summer coding camp for young women. "We are working with some amazing partners to expand the Kode With Klossy initative," she says. "Kode With Klossy students will learn the fundamentals of programming, develop their own apps and be on the road to careers in the field." More on this to come, it seems! {YouTube}

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Amazon says more brick-and-mortar stores are "definitely" coming
After opening its first brick-and-mortar store in Seattle last November, Amazon already has plans to open more locations, according to CEO Jeff Bezos. {Business Insider}

Is Donald Trump's hair a $60,000 weave?
Could Donald Trump's mysterious hairstyle be a $60,000 headpiece? Maybe, Gawker reports! Following a tip, the site investigated a hair restoration treatment called "microcylinder intervention" that's only performed at one clinic, Ivari International, whose sole location is inside the Trump Tower in New York City — on the same floor as Trump's office. {Gawker}

Under Armour and UCLA sign record-breaking 15-year deal
UCLA has just signed a 15-year, $280-million sponsorship deal with Under Armour — the largest shoe and apparel partnership of its kind in college sports history. The Ohio State University and Nike have also entered into a 15-year deal, but for $28 million less at $252 million. {Business of Fashion}

New Snapchat algorithm may act as a gatekeeper between brands and their audiences
As fashion, retail and beauty companies are learning how to properly utilize Snapchat, the platform is reportedly working to regulate how publishers and brands interact with its audiences by using an algorithm. "It's going to be the same model Facebook has," said a top publishing source close to Snapchat. "It's free for everybody to share content, but an algorithm will penalize some people and boost others." {Digiday}

British Fashion Council announces the 12 BFC Fashion Trust recipients for 2016
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the recipients of its 2016 BFC Fashion Trust, a charitable initiative founded in 2011 that offers selected designers business support through mentoring and financial awards. This year's 12 recipients will receive a total of £350,000 (about $512,000) in awarded grants, and are as follows: Eudon Choi, Fyodor Golan, Gareth Pugh, Hillier Bartley, Holly Fulton, Huishan Zhang, Marques' Almeida, Palmer Harding, Phoebe English, Prism, Rejina Pyo and Sibling. {via Fashionista inbox}

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