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</ br></p> <li>Ralph Rucci will not show during New York Fashion Week. Instead, Rucci has opted to hold private showroom appointments. "Cost is always a factor but [that] was not the driving force behind this decision," the communication director for the label says. [Vogue UK]
</ br></p> <li>A former Harper's Bazaar intern is suing Hearst for unpaid work hours. The lawsuit claims that during the intern's tenure at the magazine, she sometimes worked up to 55 hours a week performing duties that were more employee-like than intern-like — and she wants to be paid for it. [Styleite]
</ br></p> <li>Gisele has sent an email to friends and family requesting prayers and positive vibes for husband Tom Brady, who will play in this Sunday's Super Bowl. "I kindly ask all of you to join me on this positive chain and pray for him, so he can feel confident, healthy and strong. Envision him happy and fulfilled experiencing with his team a victory this Sunday," the email reportedly said. [Huffington Post]
</ br></p> <li>And, in fashionable animal news: Jason Wu, Doo.Ri, and Erin Fetherston all have really, really cute pets. [Glamour]