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A New York vs. LA Fashion Face Off; J. Crew's $5 Bikinis Bottoms; Rick Santorum's Selling His Sweater Vests

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· J.Crew is currently selling a few $5 bikini bottoms. [J.Crew]

· Nina Garcia demonstrates how to wear Jason Wu for Target. In case you thought the collection was all sweet pleats, one of the looks is "Ladylike meets Biker Chic." [A Bullseye View]

· Molly Sims is pregnant, and she told her husband by hiding it in a fortune cookie. [The Cut]

· Free People has challenged New York and Los Angeles to a Fashion Face Off. [Racked LA]

· Bryanboy has updated his Facebook. [@bryanboy/Twitter]

· Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is selling sweater vests on his website for $100. [Racked NY]

· 24 Hour Catwalk debuts tonight, but you can shop the looks Cynthia Rowley will be wearing right now on Open Sky. [Open Sky]