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  • Following the success of a dedicated London Fashion Week for menswear, the CFDA is considering the same for New York. "We are looking at the potential of a men's week and how that might fit into the global men's calendar," CFDA CEO Steven Kolb commented. [Vogue UK]
  • Meanwhile, the CFDA has also launched a hub on its website with KCD to provide easy access to the top international reviews of the New York Fashion Week shows. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • The custom vanity plates created by industry insiders such as Derek Blasberg and Hilary Rhoda for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week have gone on display at Lincoln Center. Karlie Kloss's fashion plate says LONGLEGS. [Elle]
  • Rachel Roy says she opted for a digital fashion show this season to make New York Fashion Week a little less stressful: "Editors and buyers have such a hectic schedule," the designer said. "So the idea of making it convenient, of having an editor literally just open a book, press play, and watch a little video screen…felt very modern." [Styleite]
  • Net-A-Porter's online magazine, The Edit, launches today. A print version of the publication is slated for release later this year. [WWD]
  • Sandra Choi has been named the sole creative director of Jimmy Choo after Simon Holloway, her former codirector, left the company. [Daily Front Row]
  • Miu Miu's The Women's Tales video series finds a fifth installment in The Door, a short film with a political slant by Ava DuVernay. [Harper's Bazaar]
  • The Victoria's Secret Angels decode what women really mean when they say things like, "I'll be five minutes" in the brand's new Valentine's Day commercial. [Telegraph]
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  • Dree Hemingway and longtime friend Jesse John Jenkins turned a road trip in the California desert into a candid photo shoot. [Nowness]
  • In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the queen's coronation, Buckingham Palace will host a fashion show of royally approved designers next July. [Telegraph]
  • Chopard is celebrating Harrods' collaboration with Disney with a line of haute joaillerie inspired by the Disney princesses. [High Snobette]
  • Mark your calendars: Lifetime will air the documentary, Project Runway Spotlight: Marchesa, this Thursday. [Styleite]
  • Monique Lhuillier will debut a capsule collection of bridal shoes for Fall 2013. [WWD]
  • Are designer collaborations falling out of fashion? Industry folk seem to think so. [Racked]
  • The rumor that Diesel founder Renzo Rosso plans to buy a stake in Marni has resurfaced. [Telegraph]
  • Thanks to Derek Blasberg, crafting the perfect thank-you note just got a whole lot easier. [Opening Ceremony Blog]
  • Michael Kors has collaborated with Alexandra Richards to create an exclusive holiday playlist. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Marisa Miller and husband Griffin Guess welcomed son Gavin Lee over the weekend. [Modelinia]
  • An apple a day will make Nicola Formichetti run away. [Glamour] Photo Source: Nowness
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    • Oscar de la Renta's exhibit about the late Spanish artist and designer Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo opens today at the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute in New York. The show will be on display until the end of March. [Elle]
    • "When it comes to plastic surgery, I'm against it," said 57-year-old supermodel Iman when asked about aging well. "I can say that because I don't need it yet." [Into the Gloss]
    • The iconic cone-shaped bustier Jean Paul Gaultier designed for Madonna was auctioned for a whopping $52,075 — more than twice its presale estimate. [The Daily Mail]
    • David Walliams says the child he and Lara Stone are expecting will have a "normal" name. "It's a bit of a curse if you're called Apple or Peaches or something like that," he said. [Vogue UK]
    • Canadian retailer Aritzia is now offering ecommerce. [InStyle]
    • Here's a quick refresher course in holiday party etiquette, courtesy of Derek Blasberg and two very cool cats. [Fashion Foie Gras]
    • Fast Retailing — the Japanese company that owns Theory and Uniqlo — has just purchased an 80 percent stake in J Brand Jeans, leading some to believe a denim collaboration with Uniqlo isn't far off. [Racked]
    • Candice Swanepoel, Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Miranda Kerr are among the Angels who lip-synched along to Justin Bieber's "Beauty and a Beat" backstage at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. [Styleite]
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  • Derek Blasberg sure knows how to make the ladies smile. "It's such a pleasure to have a handsome young fella come a-calling," 91-year-old Iris Apfel said when Blasberg interviewed her for his Hairspray Confessions video series. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Anna Dello Russo has released a "fashion shower" video in honor of her upcoming H&M collection. [Vogue UK]
  • First Lincoln Center, now a beauty deal. Katie Holmes is the new face of Bobbi Brown. [Fashion Etc.]
  • One might think that Andre Leon Talley has a jam-packed show schedule this week, and one might be right. But the famous editor's show of choice is actually happening in North Carolina: it's the Democratic National Convention. [Racked]
  • Speaking of politics, Anna Wintour might also be skipping some Spring 2013 shows in support of the cause; the Vogue editor in chief is reportedly hosting a $15,000-a-head dinner at her home on the very same day that Milan Fashion Week kicks off. [Fashionista]
  • Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book, which hits newsstands Sept. 13, will be a whopping 340 pages. [WWD]
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    • Fairchild Fashion Media, the company that owns WWD and, announced today that it has acquired Fashion Networks International LLC, which owns NowManifest. The site plays host to blogs written by Bryanboy, Anna Dello Russo, Elin Kling, and Derek Blasberg, among others. [Fashion Etc.]
    • Kristen Stewart wears both men's and women's clothing in the June issue of Elle. In one photo, she plays both a man in a tailored Balenciaga suit and a woman in a Tom Ford crocodile bustier. [Elle]
    • Jean Paul Gaultier took his first trip to China this week for a presentation of his Fall 2012 ready-to-wear and couture collections. The show drew a crowd of almost a thousand people. Gaultier joins Dior, Chanel, Burberry, and other European brands that have presented special shows or exhibitions in China, Taiwan, and Japan. [WWD]
    • Indonesia's national police have canceled Lady Gaga's June 3 concert in Jakarta after religious groups and conservative lawmakers protested against her sometimes racy choreography and stage costumes. The police said they decided to deny a permit because they couldn't guarantee security at the concert, which would have hosted the largest audience of Gaga's "Born This Way" tour in Asia. [The Cut]
    • Tyra Banks wrote an open letter to aspiring models in light of Vogue's new Health Initiative, encouraging women all over the world to embrace their flaws. "Vogue has the power to make and break—whether it's fashion trends, designers, models, and yes, even industry practices," Banks writes. "Their bold stance means that others will follow." [The Daily Beast]
    • Rachel Roy has revealed the details of how she and her date Solange Knowles got ready for the Met Gala. In between getting her makeup done and a final dress fitting, Roy squeezed in a "quick phone call to the office" and "a little negotiation on some fabric prices." [Stylelist]