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RackedWire: Patrick Robinson Goes To The Gap

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NATIONWIDE—According to an item that was just published in Fashion Week Daily, Patrick Robinson, known most recently for his ehh collaboration with Target, has been hired by Gap. He'll "oversee all elements of design for the $6 billion retail brand’s women’s and men’s apparel, accessories, and intimates lines in North America." His job with the company starts a short five days from now. [FWD]

BROOKLYN—Retailer Brooklyn Industries is holding auditions for the neighborhood's "coolest canine." Auditions will be held from 11am to 3pm at the following locations: 206 Fifth Ave in Park Slope (Saturday, June 2), 162 Bedford Ave in Williamsburg (Saturday, June 16), and 100 Smith Street in Cobble Hill (Saturday, June 30). The owner of the winning dog will receive prizes (such as gift certificates) as well as the honor of having their pooches' photo printed on a t-shirt. [RackedWire]