DKNY has followed the example of Betsey Johnson and Vera Wang, bowing out of the tents at Bryant Park for fall 2009 shows. The runway show will instead be at the Stephen Weiss Studio on Feb. 15. [WWD]
Jerry Hall will appear in Chanel ads next season, playing the older woman to a younger man in photos shot by the house’s creative director Karl Lagerfeld. [Vogue UK]
Anna Wintour is reportedly heading to the Dominican Republic for the holidays with Oscar and Annette de la Renta. [FWD]
Responding to reports that Olivier Theyskens may be out as the designer for Nina Ricci, president of Ricci parent company Puig Fashion, Mario Grauso, said that Mr. Theyskens will remain at the house at least through the expiration of his current contract in October. [WWD]
Despite somewhat troubling times in the fashion industry, Giorgio Armani plans to open a new 43,000-square foot store, built out like a giant glass cube, on Fifth Avenue in February. [Vogue UK]
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