Max Azria wanted to use Nastia Liukin‘s body in his new BCBG ad campaign, but not, apparently, her face. [People]
Peter Som has split up with Creative Design Studios, which has been funding Mr. Som’s collections. As a result, the designer will not be putting on a runway show during New York Fashion Week. [WWD]
Phoebe Philo, who in September 2008 took over as the designer at Celine, is reportedly not getting along with LVMH management. [FWD]
The ecommerce site eLuxury, which is also owned by LVMH, will shut down its retail operations over the next six months to focus on transitioning the Web site into an online luxury magazine. [WWD]
Versace doesn’t plan on lowering its prices to appeal to the masses and instead will keep their price points right where they are to maintain a sense of luxury and exclusivity. [Vogue UK]
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