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Kate Upton suits up for Sports Illustrated cover

Kate Upton is on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated. But for the first time, she's not in a tiny swimsuit. Instead she's wearing a baseball uniform, posed between Atlanta Braves' brothers B.J. and Justin Upton (to whom she is not related). [The Cut]

Gwyneth Paltrow joined Instagram with a first post picturing herself with fashion designer Jason Wu. And she instantly drew more than 3,000 followers to @GwynethPaltrow. [The Cut]

Tyra Banks reportedly has filed suit in Los Angeles against 10 companies that she says are marketing wigs and using her name to sell them. [TMZ]

The Louisiana Sheriff's Pension and Relief Fund will be the lead plaintiff in a shareholders lawsuit against athletic wear retailer Lululemon, which is accused of hiding defects that led to the "sheer pants" fiasco earlier this year. [New York Post]

Gap Inc. announced that Simon Kneen is leaving his post as creative director and executive vice president of Banana Republic at the end of the year. [WWD]


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