Phoebe Philo, who was the creative director of Chloe from 2001 to 2006, has been named creative director at Celine. [Vogue UK]
Topshop has pushed back its Soho store opening to November. [WWD]
Everyone wants to know who will be this year’s Fashion Week darling. [NY Times]
For her first New York presentation, Melissa Coker of the Los Angeles-based label Wren enlisted Julia Restoin-Roitfeld, Karen Elson and Sarah Sophie Flicker for a three channel video installation in which they will recite lines from films like Robert Altman’s 3 Women. [WWD]
Meanwhile, Band of Outsiders‘ presentation on Saturday will feature a video short directed by the designer, Scott Sternberg, featuring Kirsten Dunst, Max Minghella and rapper Charles Hamilton. [WWD]
The Uniqlo store in Soho is introducing a robot called "wakamaru" that will greet customers, make eye contact, recognize people, move around, tell customers about store promotions and "lead staff in motivational morning exercises." [FWD]
Follow Irina Aleksander via RSS.