The Duke of Cambridge, who was a search and rescue pilot in the RAF, is taking to the skies again. He plans to work as a helicopter pilot with East Anglican Air Ambulance and will donate his salary to charity. [Los Angeles Times]
Photos posted online by a Mumbai photographer that appeared to be a fashon shoot mimicking gang rape on a bus created an uproar in the Twitterverse. But images of women being brutalized are, sadly, nothing new in fashion, says our Adam Tschorn. [Los Angeles Times]
Remember "hot mugshot guy" Jeremy Meeks? The guy from Stockton who was arrested on a gun charge, whose booking shot went viral and had women swooning? A company called That's My Face has now made his likeness into an orange-jumpsuit-clad action figure. [The Cut]
But as soon as they started getting publicity for it, Meeks' lawyers contacted them and asked them to remove it from their website, according to a notice posted Thursday.
Actor Ryan Raftery plays fashion doyenne Anna Wintour in a one-man musical, "Ryan Raftery Plays the Most Powerful Woman in Fashion," slated to open Monday in NYC. Of his subject he says, "She's Darth Vader and Hillary Clinton in one little package." [The Cut]
Altuzarra's upcoming capsule collection for Target will include a snakeskin print skirt, sheer blouses and high heels [Racked]
Apple reportedly has poached another executive from fashion, Catherine Monier, who formerly was Yves Saint Laurent's European president. [9to5Mac]
Lululemon founder Chip Wilson is selling 50% of his stake in the company to a private equity firm. [Los Angeles Times]