Next week, Opening Ceremony will put American designers aside in favor of featuring young Japanese designers whom owners Humerto Leon and Carol Lim discovered on their travels through Tokyo. [WWD]
Naomi Campbell‘s billionaire Russian boyfriend, Vladimir Doronin, bought her a $18.5 million penthouse in Brazil. [P6]
Tom Ford is co-hosting a fundraiser for Barack Obama at the Beverly Hills home of the Creative Artists Agency’s Bryan Lourd, and Michelle Obama is slated to attend. [WWD]
Salvatore Ferragamo has teamed up with costume designer Catherine Martin to design shoes for Nicole Kidman in her new film, Australia. [Vogue UK]
Designer John Bartlett will invite everyone to his West Village duplex on Greenwich Avenue on September 4 for a breakfast fashion show to view his Spring ’09 collection. [FWD]
Sculptor Marc Quinn, who cast Kate Moss in a provocative yoga pose in a work he called The Sphinx in 2006, will unveil large scale version of the work in gold at the British museum. [Vogue UK]
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