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Fashion News: Katy Perry's model romance seems to be heating up

March 29, 2012 |  7:58 am

Giabiconi, Perry
Things must be heating up between top male model Baptiste Giabiconi (reportedly highest-paid in the world) and Katy Perry, who met at Chanel's show during Paris Fashion Week in early March. Giabiconi tweeted this picture of the two of them, taken Sunday, along with the message "hey my #littlekats u look So amazing in this pics !:) ❤" [NY Post]

Bravo announced Wednesday plans to add a new fashion show to the fall lineup featuring Vogue's Andre Leon Talley (late of "America's Next Top Model"). The new show is tentatively titled "Fashion Stories of NYC." [Hollywood Reporter]

Despite his propensity for getting into trouble with women -- or at least getting sued by them and accused of harassment -- American Apparel chief executive Dov Charney must be doing something right. He just signed a new three-year employment agreement with a minimum $800,000 salary. (Bonuses come on top of that.) [WWD] (Subscription required.)

At this summer's Olympics, female volleyball players will no longer be required to compete in bikinis. Instead, shorts and tops with sleeves will be allowed for those who want them, a nod to players whose religions forbid displaying so much skin. [The Cut]

Nike and Reebok are fighting in court over who gets to use quarterback Tim Tebow's name on NFL licensed merchandise. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

Fast fashion retailer H&M plans to open a new chain of stores to "broaden" its offerings. Details are a little sketchy.  [WWD] (Subscription required.)


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-- Susan Denley

Photo: Baptiste Giabiconi and Katy Perry in photo he tweeted.