Fashion Roundup: Kanye West to Work for Louis Vuitton; Giorgio Armani’s Clients Cancel Couture Orders; Avoiding PETA in Miami

kanye west Fashion Roundup: Kanye West to Work for Louis Vuitton; Giorgio Armanis Clients Cancel Couture Orders; Avoiding PETA in MiamiKanye West plans to put his music career on hold for a while and move to London to pursue a career in fashion. He has already applied for an internship at Louis Vuitton‘s luxury goods headquarters in London. [Daily Mirror]

After leaving as Pucci‘s creative director and announcing that he’d be designing a line for H&M, Matthew Williamson said that he will also launch a menswear collection in January 2010. [WWD]

Giorgio Armani is amazed that some of his wealthy female costumers have canceled orders from his couture line, Prive. "It wasn’t about not having the money," the designer said. "It’s a psychological issue. Nobody’s shopping. The recession is in full force and everybody in our sector is going to feel it, from Zara to Cartier." [Vogue UK

Holly Dunlap‘s Hollywould line, which has been looking for a buyer since October, has closed its store on Elizabeth Street after hosting a clearance sale and may have already gone out of business. A spokeswoman said, “We are still in the process of exploring a range of strategic alternatives for the Hollywould business.” [WWD

Phillip Lim has launched a collection of… dogwear. The line, dedicated to his French bulldog Oliver, will carry $150 cashmere dog sweaters in gray, navy stripes and bubblegum, sized extra small to large. [Vogue UK

To avoud PETA’s attacks, many wore faux fur at Art Basel Miami Beach this year. [NY Times

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