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Style Notes: Saint Laurent Squashes Rumors of Hedi Slimane's Departure; Marc Jacobs Reenacts 'Zoolander'

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Start your 2016 off with a little style news.

On Monday afternoon, rumors surfaced that Hedi Slimane was departing Saint Laurent after three impactful years at the brand. With the pattern of high-profile designers leaving their respective posts in the past few months, several in labels have been shaken up — but don't worry, Saint Laurent has confirmed that Slimane, who may be credited with the tiara revival of 2016, is not going anywhere. [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]

Like a few of his supermodel muses, Marc Jacobs spent the holidays relaxing beachside with friends and having a little fun in front of the camera. Part of their St. Barths shenanigans included the re-creation of everyone's favorite Zoolander scene, in which Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and his gang of male models head out for an afternoon of orange mocha frappuccinos and a joy ride. (Fortunately, Jacobs' crew skipped the gas station.) [Instagram]

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We already knew that Natalie Massenet, founder of Net-a-Porter and former executive chairman of the company before its merger with Yoox, was an impressive woman. But now her status as ultimate boss lady has been confirmed by the British Monarchy. During the annual New Year's Honors, Massenet was given the title of Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for her contributions to the country's economy. [WWD]

Bar Refaeli has made headlines for the second time in the past month — but this time with a happier report than the news of her arrest for tax evasion in her home country of Israel. The 30-year-old supermodel announced via Instagram that she and husband Adi Ezra are expecting their first child together. Mazel tov! [Instagram]

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