Fashion Roundup: Hip-Hop Jewelry Auction; Mr. Blackwell Recovers; MTV’s New Fashion Show

Ralph Lauren, who is 68, said that he will not be retiring anytime soon. [Vogue UK]

Phillips de Pury & Co. will auction off 50 pieces of jewelry worn by 50 Cent, Biz Markie, MC Lyte, Kanye West, Notorious B.I.G and Tupac Shakur in an auction called “Hip Hop’s Crown Jewels.” [FWD]

Mr. Blackwell has regained consciousness; the 85-year-old fashion arbiter is still hospitalized and battling an infection. [Yahoo]

MTV will host its own version of a modeling reality show that will include fitness training that will help models get down to their “ideal size.” [The Cut]

Victoria Beckham will not bring her collection to Bryant Park this September. [FWD]

Matthew Mellon‘s new girlfriend, Nicole Hanley, may replace his ex Noelle Reno at Degrees of Freedom, Mellon’s fashion company. [NY Post]