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Must Read: Terry Richardson Is Reportedly Being Investigated by NYPD, Jourdan Dunn's 'Love' Advent Is Here

Plus, will Michael Kors Holdings and Tapestry Inc.'s desire to grow result in a handbags race?
Terry Richardson. Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris

Terry Richardson. Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Terry Richardson is reportedly being investigated by NYPD 
Back in October, numerous brands and publications severed ties with photographer Terry Richardson in light of allegations of sexual abuse being made against him. On Wednesday, the Daily News is reporting that NYPD's Special Victims Squad has opened a new investigation on the fashion lensman. Evidently, members of the elite detective unit have contacted multiple women who have worked with Richardson in the past to come in for sit-down meetings to discuss his inappropriate workplace practices. {NY Daily News}

Jourdan Dunn shows off her batting skills for Love Advent 
Who even knows what day we're on of Love's Advent Calendar anymore? At this point, we've seen more than a month's worth of scantily clad pretty people #staystrong. Nevertheless, on Wednesday, the magazine served up another installment, featuring Jourdan Dunn in a varsity jacket and stilettos (and not much else), swinging a baseball bat. You can watch the full clip below. {Love Magazine}

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Will Michael Kors Holdings and Tapestry Inc.'s desire to grow result in a handbags race? 
As Tapestry Inc. (Coach, Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman) and Michael Kors Holding (Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo) continue to forage for more brands to add to their growing empires, WWD predicts that these U.S.-based luxury fashion companies will come head to head in a a battle to purchase the next big industry leader. If the two weren't already competitors in the shoe and handbag department, they will definitely be on the mergers and acquisitions front. {WWD}

What's next for DVF in 2018
At the very end of 2017, Diane von Furstenberg hinted that she was interested in selling a part of her company and that she wanted to spend more time focusing on women's causes. A week later, DVF's chief creative officer Jonathan Saunders resigned. In a new interview with WWD, the wrap dress legend said that "2018 will be the year in which we will be able to attract the best expertise and leadership to protect the legacy of the brand and make sure DVF is relevant in this disruptive moment of the industry." {WWD}

Rebecca Minkoff apologizes for poor customer service during the holidays 
Things looked up for many brands and retailers during the holidays, but unfortunately Rebecca Minkoff was not one of them. The company experienced problems with filling orders and late shipments, resulting in numerous complaints and unhappy customers. Rebecca Minkoff herself took to Instagram and Facebook to apologize for the holiday let-downs, adding that a new third-party warehouse facility was partially to blame for the delays. {WWD}

Brides redesigns to appeal to the wedding hashtag generation 
Since the modern-day bride follows hashtags and pins floral arrangements, she is much less likely to rummage through a magazine for wedding inspiration when all the lace, tulle and satin she could ever think up are in the palm of her hand(held device). With that in mind, Brides is revamping its print strategy and shifting its content slightly to revolve more around wedding occasions, such as the planning of destination bachelorette parties. {WWD}

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