Vena Cava to Shutter?, Vatican Slams Benetton Unhate Ad, and More

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Designers Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock on the Vena Cava Fall 2011 runway.

Say it isn't so! Vena Cava may be on the verge of closing after talks with potential investors fell through. [WWD]

Not surprisingly, the Vatican has slammed Benetton's Unhate campaign as "totally unacceptable." [Daily Mail]

Claridge's has tapped Alber Elbaz to design this year's Christmas tree. [Vogue U.K.]

Costello Tagliapietra is gearing up for a second line launching for Spring 2012. [WWD]

The Situation is suing Abercrombie & Fitch for $4 million over charges that the retailer has profited off his name. [New York Post]