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April 19 2014

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Steve Jobs Dead At 56, Burberry Breaks Into Music, Yoko Ono Hosts A Lennon Art Sale, And More…

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died yesterday at 56. “No one will take issue with the official Apple statement that ‘The world is immeasurably better because of Steve,’ ” writes Wired‘s Steven Levy. [Wired]

This week, Burberry became the first fashion brand to launch its own single by Brit band The Feeling. The song will be the soundtrack for Burberry Body, the new fragrance fronted by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. [Vogue U.K.]

Yoko Ono has leased a space in Soho to sell art by John Lennon and work inspired by him. For four days, “lithographs, serigraphs, and copper etchings printed from his original drawings” will be up for grabs. [Page Six]

Now, you can talk Jil Sander all you want—literally. Tomorrow, LG will release its new Jil Sander-designed phone, available for purchase on JilSander.com. [Racked]

Photo: Wired.com

Not-So-Subliminal Messaging At Apple’s iPhone OS 4.0 Presentation Today

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The apps work better than ever on Apple’s new operating system, and—not that we would ever blow our own trumpet—we couldn’t help but notice one in particular during Steve Jobs’ presentation this afternoon. (No, we didn’t pay for the placement.) Still don’t have the Style.com iPhone app? Download it here.

Photo: Eric Risberg / AP Photo

Karl Declares; Valentino (Allegedly) Doesn’t

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Karl Lagerfeld dresses up the recession with a pretty catchprase: “Bling is over. Red carpet-y covered with rhinestones is out. I call it ‘the new modesty.’ ” Another gem: “Throwing money out the window brings money back in through the front door.” Why couldn’t Karl have been our econ professor?

Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti have been handed a hefty €33 million (or $39 million) fine for allegedly evading tax payments. Don’t worry, Val, as WWD points out, this is practically an Italian celebrity rite of passage. Sophia Loren served jail time for similar charges, and last year Dolce & Gabbana were under investigation.

Thakoon who? Apparently Washingtonians never check the label of their black-tie attire, so all this inauguration gown speculation has been for naught.

Job alert: Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking a leave of absence. Techies, ready your résumés.

Why Nina Ricci would ever replace Olivier Theyskens is beyond us (he’s got the best hair in the business, hands down), but it appears that the brand continues to shop around. Their latest crush is Marc Jacobs’ right-hand man at Louis Vuitton, Peter Copping.

Editors can watch one couture show in their skivvies next week: Boudicca will be showing its collection online only.

Photo: James Devaney/Wireimage