Lupita Nyong'o's Oscars gown goes missing

L.A. sheriff's officials investigate possible theft of Lupita Nyong'o's Oscars gown

Remember Lupita Nyong'o's gorgeous Oscars dress, the one encrusted with 6,000 pearls? The dress (estimated to be worth $150,000) has been reported missing from the London West Hollywood Hotel, and the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department is investigating the disappearance as a theft. [Los Angeles Times]

Madonna says she is done with capes after the wardrobe malfunction that caused her fall at the Brit Awards. The cape was supposed to come off when a backup dancer tugged it, but it had been tied too tightly and she tumbled over, causing whiplash, she says. [BBC News]

People -- lots of 'em -- are spending time arguing on Twitter and other social media over the color of a dress in a photograph. Really. [Los Angeles Times]

Retired publishing mogul John B. Fairchild has died at age 87. The family business, Fairchild Publications Inc., published magazines and trade papers including Women's Wear Daily. [WWD]

The Apple Watch, coming in April, is being touted the old-fashioned way: with a 12-page advertising spread in Vogue. [The Cut]

Giuliana Rancic was trying to channel her late "Fashion Police" co-host Joan Rivers when she said Zendaya's Oscars night dreadlocks made her think of weed and patcholi. That her attempt to be edgy backfired isn't surprising. "Giuliana is trying to be Joan. She can't be," a source told People. "No. 1, she is not that funny – and she shouldn't be. That's what happens when you let a news anchor do a comedy show." [People]

Bethann Hardison, advocate for more diversity in fashion, has teamed with editor in chief Stefan Moskovic on Diversity Rules, an online series that spotlights ethnic models to show designers and the media how many choices they have. [WWD]

Kim Kardashian's bare rear end didn't break the Internet when she posed for Paper magazine last year. Now she's trying to break Instagram, it seems: She posted a photo of herself in a skimpy thong to celebrate reaching 27 million followers on Thursday. [People]

Photographer Mario Testino is to be honored with a special presentation at International Center of Photography's Infinity Awards in April. The annual event is the center's primary fundraiser. [WWD]

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