Olympian Kim Glass–she’s an outside hitter on the US volleyball team–auditioned to be on America’s Next Top Model five times. [The Cut]
Luxury retailer Saks Inc. is reporting losses of 31.7 million dollars for the second quarter. [WWD] Less luxurious retailer Target Corp. is having similar problems, reporting a 7.6 percent drop in sales. [WWD]
In a move that will force fashion editors to scramble, rising star Michael Bastian’s first-ever New York Fashion Week show has been scheduled to end right before Marc Jacobs’s September 8th show. [FWD]
Lifetime’s made-for-TV biopic Coco Chanel, starring Shirley McLaine and Barbara Bobulova, is being “savaged” by critics. [Vogue UK]
Oscar de la Renta’s public relations manager, Michelle Lederer, is leaving the company to start her own e-commerce site for "special occasion gifts." [FWD]
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