Prince William goes swimming in snorkeling gear

The Duke of Cambridge swaps landlubber duds for full-on snorkel gear

Here's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, as we don't usually see him: in snorkeling gear, as he was inaugurated as president of the British Sub-Aqua Club on Wednesday. [The Cut]

The Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning, with "Game of Thrones" and "Fargo" dominating. [Los Angeles Times]

Dov Charney is back, kind of. American Apparel made a deal with investment firm Standard General that provides up to $25 million to help stave off bankruptcy and also makes the company founder and suspended CEO a paid consultant, my colleague Shan Li reports. [Los Angeles Times]

Kim Kardashian was cozy with buddy Valentino Garavani at the Valentino Haute Couture Show in Paris on Wednesday. But we wonder if her very, very cleavage-baring dress distracted the audience from the catwalk? [Los Angeles Times]

In any event, she seemed to be turned out exactly right for the show's pagan goddess theme. [WWD]

Meanwhile, Elie Saab was focused on red-carpet looks. [WWD]

Blake Lively reportedly plans to join the ranks of celebs with lifestyle/e-commerce websites (think Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop, for instance.) [Page Six]

Diesel filed a lawsuit against nine defendants over counterfeit products and websites. [WWD]

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