Kate Upton joined Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Orlando Bloom (clad in a head-warming beanie), Jonah Hill, Joe Pesci and Fran Lebowitz at the after party for Tuesday night's Manhattan premiere of "The Wolf of Wall Street." Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves also attended the premiere. [WWD]
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) campaigns vigorously for animal rights and against fur, but Monday in Detroit the organization joined with some other agencies and gave away 100 fur coats it has gathered from repentant consumers, distributing them to the needy (along with leather jackets, wool scarves and angora sweaters). "PETA has long said that only people who are truly struggling to survive have any excuse for wearing fur," PETA blogged.
Urban Outfitters has issued an apology to Hindus for an $8 pair of socks that portrayed the god Lord Ganesh. This follows a kerfuffle in 2011 over items labeled Navajo, and the 2012 dust-up over a tee with a large yellow star such as the ones Jews were forced to wear by the Nazis. [Racked]
Actress and fashion muse Tilda Swinton and partner Sandro Kropp vacationed in the Maldives with a group that included fashion designer Haider Ackemann, actor/jewelry designer Waris Ahluwalia and photographers Ryan McGinley and Vik Muniz. [The Cut]
Theysken's Theory will heretofore be known simply as Theory as designer Olivier Theyskens' name has apparently been dropped from the contemporary line. [Lucky]
IMG Worldwide Holdings Inc., which owns Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, has been acquired by William Morris Endeavor and Silver Lake Partners. The fashion industry is wondering what the implications might be for the fashion weeks MBFW produces around the world, including in New York, where there has recently been growing dissatisfaction with the production. [WWD]