5 Things To Know This AM — Dec 28 2012

WWD is claiming that Melissa shoes' summer '13 ad campaign bears a striking similarity to W Korea's March cover. But does it really? The Cut says no. (The Cut)
Designer Patricia Field made hats printed with the word "VOGUE" in sparkles, without the consent of the magazine...but now a post on her Tumblr accuses Madonna of stealing the design for her MDNA Tour. Two wrongs don't make a right, but that's some hypocrisy that's sure to backfire! (The Cut)
Fashion can be seriously scary at times. Hence, the latest exhibit at Paris’ Gaîté Lyrique Museum, entitled "Arrrgh! Monstres de Mode," which details over-the-top, cartoon-like looks from Alexander McQueen, Maison Martin Margiela, and Issey Miyake. Ahh! Real (fashion) Monsters! (WWD)
Another major collaboration seems to be falling by the wayside: After a mere three weeks in stores, the Neiman Marcus for Target collaboration is already marked down by 50-percent. Stock up on the rag & bone shot glasses, stat. (Huffington Post)
Designer Cynthia Rowley got a little candid and shared her thoughts on Lena Dunham's style power, Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop, and the abundance of "uptight traditional editors." (Racked)

Image via The Cut.

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