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Around the Web: Burberry's 'Art of the Trench' Launched

Gemma Ward has retired. Agents for the Australian model, who had been criticized recently for gaining weight, announced that she has no plans to return to her career. [The Cut]

The weekend's big news story, of course, was Taylor Jacobson's sudden departure from Rachel Zoe, Inc. Now the discussion centers around whether Jacobson was fired or chose to leave. [People]

The Sartorialist's new project with Burberry is now public. It's a new social networking site about Burberry coats called Art of the Trench. [Racked]

Cynthia Rowley has been hired by American Airlines to redesign employee uniforms. The new clothes will be unveiled in 2011. [Chicago Tribune via UnBeige]

Amazon has launched an online denim shop featuring a wide variety of brands, from 7 for All Mankind and Rock & Republic to Carhartt. [PSFK]

Thenewest J.Crew men's catalog displays its wares on 11 "cool guys" ratherthan professional models, complete with behind-the-scene Q&A's witheach man. [WWD]

Luxurylingerie firm La Perla is consolidating its labels and lowering pricesby 25 percent in an effort to strengthen its market presence. [Drapers]

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