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Clippings: Australian Marie Claire Uses Unretouched Cover Model Edition



    - Model Jennifer Hawkins posed naked and entirely unretouched for the cover of Australia's Marie Claire, but it hasn't exactly had the desired effect of empowering women to embrace their own bodies. Why? Well, some critics complain that it's not exactly fair to suggest comparing themselves to a model, unretouched or no. [Marie Claire Australia, StyleList]

    - Nordstrom's new Racked outpost in Union Square FINALLY has an opening date: May 11. [The Shophound]

    - Macy's announced it will be closing five U.S. outposts (and thusly losing over 300 employees). The stores -- located in Boise, Idaho; Waterford, Michigan; St. Ann, Missouri; and Burlington, New Jersey will shutter in about 60 days.[WWD]

    - Armani will unveil its first hotel (you read that right, "hotel") in -- where else? -- Dubai this March. The hotel will include 160 guest suites and online reservations will be available later this month, for those who can afford it. [WWD]

    - Model Coco Rocha will be covering the red carpet at the Grammys for ET Canada. Could this be the start of more TV gigs? We think so. [Oh So Coco]

    - Women's feet are getting bigger, according to a study conducted by a department store in the U.K. But then, so are waistlines and bustlines, apparently, so is anyone really surprised? [StyleList]

    - Hearst revealed the first images and details about the Skiff Reader, an e-reader for newspapers and magazines, to be previewed at CES in Vegas later this month. Could it save the glossies? We shall have to wait and see. [Mediaweek]