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04.20.2014
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Memo Pad: A Date With Kate... Britney's In Trouble Again... Truth or Dare...

At Thursday night's 7th on Sale gala, Donna Karan and Kate Moss were seen huddled together in a lengthy tete-a-tete, leading some inquisitive types to...

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A DATE WITH KATE: At Thursday night's 7th on Sale gala, Donna Karan and Kate Moss were seen huddled together in a lengthy tête-à-tête, leading some inquisitive types to wonder what the two could be chatting about. Turns out they had lots to discuss: Moss had just been photographed for Karan's spring Collection campaign. Although Moss has walked on Karan's runway plenty of times, this marks the first occasion she will appear in the designer's ads. "We went cinematographic," Karan explained. "We wanted to tell a story, and we wanted somebody who had energy, passion, sophistication and cool. You put it all together and it says 'Kate.'"

Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot shot the campaign in Los Angeles Nov. 12, and Karan said the images will take their cues from the "Nueva York" theme that also inspired the collection. "[She's] wild and sexy and somebody who has the energy to hang out in the streets, to dance...a woman who would have lived in that rawness but with a polish at the same time," Karan said. "The clothes don't wear her, she wears the clothes." — Marc Karimzadeh

BRITNEY'S IN TROUBLE AGAIN: Oops! Britney Spears has run afoul with Louis Vuitton. The French luxury brand was granted a court injunction Friday barring the European broadcast of her 2005 video "Do Something," which depicts the singer driving a pink Hummer outfitted with a counterfeit Vuitton "cherry blossom" monogram dashboard.

The suit was first reported on French wire services. According to market sources, Spears is not named in the action, but rather the singer's record label Jive Records; the Zomba Label Group, its parent corporation; Sony BMG, and MTV Online, which has run the clip.

The third chamber of Paris' civil court also ordered the producer to pay 80,000 euros, or $117,600, to Vuitton for damages to the brand's luxury image. The ruling also set an additional penalty of 1,000 euros, or $1,470, a day if the offending material is not removed from the Internet. Vuitton declined all comment on Friday. A rep for Spears and Jive did not respond to a request for comment.
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