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While some fashion houses have had to trim down their staff and bow out of runway shows, Oscar de la Renta says that his company has had a good year. He’s recently been able to hire even more staff and plans to put on two shows during New York Fashion Week–one for press and one Read More
In recent years, we’ve endured the resurrection of many 1980s staples, including skinny jeans, leggings, drop-crotch MC Hammer pants, Wayfarer sunglasses, cocaine and Andrew McCarthy.
So why did it take us so long to haul out the shoulder pads? Controversial linchpin of ’80s dressing, they conjure memories of Dynasty and Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation, Read More
Kate Moss is collaborating with London textile designer Liberty—not to be confused with her ex Pete Doherty‘s band The Libertines—for her upcoming Topshop collection. [WWD]
There is a rumor going around that Si Newhouse flew to Paris to meet with French Vogue‘s Carine Roitfeld about replacing Anna Wintour come January. [Read More
Those rumors that Pamela Anderson would be featured in ads for Vivienne Westwood were correct. Ms. Anderson has reportedly signed a six-figure deal to be the face of the designer’s spring 2009 campaign. [Vogue UK]
Trays of shots replaced birthday cakes at the joint birthday party at Indochine for Julia Read More
Donna Karan will launch an 18-piece maternity line in the spring called The Happy Birth-Day Collection. [WWD]
Sisters Laura and Kate Mulleavy of Rodarte collected a prize of 100,000 euros at the Swiss Textile Awards. [Vogue UK]
Luxury goods makers like Chanel, Versace, Christian Louboutin, and Chloe Read More
Team Sarah Palin has reportedly spent $150,000 at Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Barneys since early September to dress and accessorize the vice-presidential candidate for her public appearances. [Vogue UK]
Kate Moss often ducks into Topshop stores in disguise to see how her line for the store is selling. [Read More
Beatrice Inn co-owner Andre Saraiva has come out with a clothing line called Andrewear. [NY Times via The Cut]
Having grown tired of pegged boyfriend jeans, Katie Holmes is now experimenting with head scarves. [Just Jared]
Kate Winslet will reportedly play Vivienne Westwood in the Read More
Gisele Bundchen is putting several pieces of jewelry—including a colored diamond ring estimated to bring in $15,000 to $20,000, and a diamond pendant necklace estimated to fetch up to $150,000—up for auction at Christie’s. The jewelry is believed to be gift from her former boyfriend, Leonardo DiCaprio. [WWD]
Anna Wintour‘s Obama fundraiser Read More
Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin will launch her own brand of jeans and attend New York fashion week with Maria Sharapova. [WWD]
Target will open four pop-up stores in New York this week–in Midtown, Union Square, SoHo and the East Village–where shoppers will be able to buy designs by Sigerson Morrison, Read More