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EVERYWHERE—Poor Barnes & Noble just doesn't know what to make of the rampant toplessness on the multiple covers of this month's V Magazine. Borders stores the magazines in the fashion section, but B&N has them hidden in Men's Interest near Maxim and porn. Can't they tell all those topless models are writhing around for the sake of fashion, not men and their interests? [Racked National]
NOHO—The Post reports that two people "suffered minor injuries" at the Urban Outfitters fire. And the Village Voice's Running Scared blog believes the fire began on the roof, "where Sun Studios' photogs shoot their models." [NYP; Running Scared]