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SHUTTERED-BUGS: Fur protesters weren’t the only disruption during Paris Fashion Week. Several photographers were taken into custody by police at the Chanel show on Monday for allegedly violating intellectual property laws in France….
ROLEX DEPARTURE: Martha Nype Webster has left Rolex Watch USA, sources told WWD. Company executives could not be reached for comment. Webster spent 19 years at W magazine, rising to vice president and corporate publisher for fine jewelry and watches…