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Local
· New York gained 3,600 retail jobs last month [The Real Deal]
· Locals blast proposed $1000 fine for buying counterfeit bags [NYP]

National
· Victoria's Secret regularly destroys unsold merchandise [MSNBC]
· Crystal Renn hates being called "emaciated" [Fashionista]
· Jared Leto to star in Hugo Boss fragrance ads [NYDN]

International
· Olivier Rousteing is Balmain's new designer [Racked National]
· A round-up for the tackiest, weirdest royal wedding memorabilia [The Cut]