Fashion Roundup: It’s a Girl for Nigel Barker; Doo Ri Launching New Line; H&M Expands to Israel

nigel barker Fashion Roundup: Its a Girl for Nigel Barker; Doo Ri Launching New Line; H&M Expands to IsraelNoted fashion photographer and America’s Next Top Model judge Nigel Barker is the proud father of a baby girl. [Us Weekly

Doo Ri plans to launch a lower-priced, secondary line next year featuring leather jackets, leather leggings, silk-screened t-shirts, and jersey dresses. A name for the line has not yet been chosen. [WWD]

H&M plans to opens stores in Israel. [Reuters

Holidays shoppers are filing into stores, but aren’t buying anything, despite price cuts of 60 and 70 percent. Some retailers speculate that customers are waiting for prices to come down even more. [WWD

Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe, instead of cutting back on clothes or furniture, apparently has decided to cut back on food. [Daily Transom]

In an economy recovering from excess, Paul Smith‘s designs suddenly seem appropriate. Mike Albo reports: "Simply walking through the doors into the warm, wood-paneled front room and staring at the fine dress shirts and ties was spiritually cleansing. Who knows what unfortunate fashions our new troubled era will produce, but right now this stalwart, 70-year-old brand feels fresh and relevant." [NY Times]