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Ringo joins Skechers for 'relaxed fit' campaign
Ringo joins Skechers for 'relaxed fit' campaign

What? A former Beatle in ads for "relaxed fit" shoes? Yup. Ringo Starr has signed on for Skechers' campaign, which in the past has featured athletes including Joe Montana and Joe Namath, among others. Ringo, who has also partnered with John Varvatos this year, is the first musician featured in the Skechers' campaign. [WWD] [People] Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died Monday at age 82.  One of a growing number of distinguished, aging designers, he had the foresight to hire his own replacement, just last week naming Peter Copping, formerly of Nina Ricci, as creative director of his eponymous label. [Los Angeles Times] PHOTOS: Oscar de la Renta through the years...