Fashion Roundup: Victoria Beckham Gets Shy About Dresses; Cindy Crawford ‘s Super Cape; Ella Moss Does Swimwear

Victoria Beckham will not be showing her new “upscale” collection of dresses in a tradition runway show this fall during New York Fashion Week. Rather, she plans to have a “by appointment only” showing of the line that will extend over the several days. [FWD]

The British Fashion Council is slated to make an announcement today that the proposed ban of “size zero” models in London’s Fashion Week will not work due to lacking international support. [Vogue UK]

Ella Moss is expanding into swimwear. [WWD]

Retail sales were considerably down during the month of July. [NY Times]

Cindy Crawford on the term “supermodel”: “I would never refer to myself as a supermodel. It sounds silly,” she insists. “It sounds like we change into our capes in a telephone booth.” [Vogue UK]

J. Crew’s Madewell brand has been enticing shoppers downtown with a snow cone cart. [FWD]

Fashion Roundup: Victoria Beckham Gets Shy About Dresses; Cindy Crawford ‘s Super Cape; Ella Moss Does Swimwear