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Style Notes: Gigi Hadid Wants to Be the New Subway Jared; Levi's Sales Up

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After Subway's Jared Fogle's fall from grace, the sandwich chain has yet to fill his proverbially oversized pants. But fear not, supermodel Gigi Hadid is down for the gig. The 20-year-old posted a photo from her Vogue Netherlands cover shoot on Instagram in which she's pictured stretching the waistband of her trousers with the caption, "When Subway needs a new spokesperson.. ;)" We see what you did there, Gigi. [Instagram]

After a period of decline, Levi's is again on the rise, posting a 15 percent net-income increase in the third quarter of this year. The brand's revamped women's line, which features Alicia Keys as a spokeswoman, has had an especially positive reaction from consumers that is reflected in the double-digit increase in sales. [WWD]

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Belstaff will be awarded more than $42 million after winning a lawsuit against several websites selling counterfeit goods. The British brand filed a U.S. civil suit in June of this year, challenging more than 676 online retailers selling fake Belstaff merchandise. The ruling gives hope in the digital age, when counterfeiters run rampant on the Internet. [Fashionista]

FabFitFun, a lifestyle magazine and e-commerce website founded by former E! News host Giuliana Rancic, has completed its first round of funding. The L.A.-based company, which launched a subscription box service in 2013, raised $3.5 million, with plans to use the money to double its staff and expand services. [WWD]

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