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  • Taye Diggs is the next star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. [NYT]
  • Leighton Meester is pregnant with her first child with hubby Adam Brody. [Us]
  • Alexander McQueen’s sister Janet says the designer was sexually abused by her ex-husband. [Vogue UK]
  • Ann Taylor is being bought by Ascena for $2.2 billion. [WWD]
  • Under Armour is so sorry for making that tone-deaf basketball T-shirt referencing Iwo Jima. [USA Today]
  •’s Dirk Standen signs on as magazine’s new digital creative director. [Fashion Week Daily]
  • A lot of the costumes you saw on Mad Men were donations. [The Cut]
  • Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and other Kering brands are suing Alibaba for allowing counterfeiters to peddle their wares on the mega site. [Forbes