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  • The Municipality of Florence will award Suzy Menkes the Fiorino d'Oro — an award for contributions to the city — during the upcoming Pitti Uomo men's trade show. [WWD]
  • If rumors are to be believed, Vogue has tapped Beyoncé for its March 2013 cover. [HuffPost Style]
  • Over 100 retailers, including DVF, Helmut Lang, Marc Jacobs, and Tory Burch, are offering postholiday markdowns on select merchandise. [Racked]
  • Many retailers hope their new promotions will make up for a lower-than-expected holiday shopping numbers. [WWD]
  • In related news, Maison Martin Margiela has relaunched its website. [MMM]
  • It's official: Terry Richardson is making a documentary about Lady Gaga. [Fashionista]
  • Phillip Lim's pop-up store in Hong Kong, which opened its doors last week and will stay open for 10 months, is the brand's first temporary space in Asia. [3.1 Phillip Lim]
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  • Maison Martin Margiela and Alexis Mabille are the newest fashion houses to be awarded official haute couture status. []
  • Roksanda Ilincic, Mary Katrantzou, Nicholas Kirkwood, Peter Pilotto, and Emilia Wickstead are the 2013 British Fashion Council/Vogue Fashion Fund nominees. [Fashion Etc]
  • Holiday shopping procrastinators, you are not alone. A recent SOASTA study revealed that about 54% of Americans will do their Christmas shopping between now and the 25th. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • According to Philip Treacy, there's nothing more British than an outrageous hat. "I make hats for very conservative English women who think that my hats are normal. I like being a hat designer in England because it’s part of the culture." [AnotherMag]
  • The next big collaboration: A.P.C. and Kanye West? [Complex]
  • Donna Karan's new Facebook App lets users try their hand at celebrity styling. [WWD]
  • Kate Moss proves what a pro she is in a behind-the-scenes video from Stuart Weitzman's Spring campaign, shot by Mario Testino. [People Style Watch]
  • In other ad news, Prada has tapped Hollywood actors Benicio Del Toro, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Harvey Keitel, and Dane DeHaan to star in its Spring 2013 mens campaign. [Telegraph]
  • Vice has acquired i-D Magazine with big plans to revamp the magazine's website. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Louis Vuitton has a new CEO. Starting tomorrow the CEO of Bulgari, Michael Burke, will take the top job at Vuitton. [Fashion Etc]
  • Victoria Beckham will launch ecommerce next Spring. [Vogue UK]
  • Attention Upper East Siders, Gossip Girl may be over but the style will live on. Designer Eric Daman says that it was industry fixtures like Kate Moss and Anna Wintour who inspired Serena van der Woodsen and Blair Waldorf's signature looks. [Teen Vogue] Source: The CW
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  • Georgina Chapman is expecting a baby with husband Harvey Weinstein this spring. [Page Six]
  • Nicolas Ghesquière has joined Twitter.
  • Watch out, Anna Wintour, the next great editor-in-chief could come from Glossi, a social media platform that allows users to create their own online magazines. [On The Runway]
  • Lady Gaga bought 55 items belonging to Michael Jackson at a recent auction. [New York Daily News]
  • Michael Kors has donated $1 million to his alma mater, FIT, to establish a scholarship fund. [WWD]
  • Victoria's Secret Model Jacquelyn Jablonski appeared next to Angel Behati Prinsloo in a guest spot on Hawaii Five-0. [CBS]
  • Just in time for Design Miami, Louis Vuitton has revealed its Objets Nomades collection, which is comprised of 16 travel-inspired pieces. [T Magazine]
  • Pierre Hardy has opened its first eboutique. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • The first issue of CR Fashion Book, which hit newsstands in September, has completely sold out. Expect the second issue to drop in February. [FashionEtc]
  • Amanda Hearst can't resist a colorful clutch, especially if it's vegan. [YouTube]
  • If you're still thinking about nabbing a piece from the Maison Martin Margiela for H&M collection, now is the time to do it — the pieces just went on sale. [The Shophound]
  • Kimberly Cutter of Brides has been appointed executive editor of Harper's Bazaar. [Daily Front Row]
  • Remember the backpack Damien Hirst created for The Row? The adorned backpack is one of a small collection created by Hirst for the brand and Just One Eye. [Refinery29]
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    • To celebrate the release of her book, Grace: A Memoir, Grace Coddington will field questions from Vogue's Twitter account (@VogueMagazine) tomorrow, Nov. 20. [WWD]
    • The iPad is becoming the key to luxury ecommerce success. [WWD]
    • British designer Emma Cook's whimsical collection of apparel and home decor for Topshop will be available Dec. 6. [Elle]
    • See by Chloé design director Laure de Sade has left the company. It is not known what her next move will be. [Vogue UK]
    • Chris Burch, founder and CEO of Burch Creative Capital, has announced that he is slowing down the development of two nascent brands to focus on growing his other labels, C. Wonder and Monika Chiang. [WWD]
    • Stella McCartney has designed a White Ribbon badge to run during a two-week campaign for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Nov. 25. [Vogue UK]
    • Hugo Guinness says that humor is his main source of inspiration for his artwork, which is currently being featured in a line of accessories for Coach. [FashionEtc]
    • Anna Karenina costume designer Jacqueline Durran says 1950s couture inspired the movie's costumes because it has "a stark, architectural approach which doesn't involve a lot of surface detail but at the same time captures a kind of romanticism." [Fashionista]
    • The Maison Martin Margiela for H&M collection hasn't sold out yet. [Racked]
    • Jordi Constans is the new CEO of Louis Vuitton, replacing Yves Carcelle. [WWD]
    • Vanessa Steward's second capsule collection for A.P.C. will expand into the company's bread and butter: denim. []
    • Iris Apfel's personal style mantra is "more is more and less is a bore!" [Fashionista]
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    • Overall, Maison Martin Margiela's collection for H&M drew smaller crowds than expected in both the US and Europe. [WWD]
    • Karolina Kurkova's latest advice for young models: get on Twitter. "It's important to use Twitter and social media now," she said. "It is no longer enough to just look beautiful and be in shape. You need to be interesting." [The Telegraph]
    • A collection of designer Pudsey Bears, featuring some of the last work by Nicholas Ghesquiere for Balenciaga, sold for over £150,000 (or $238,000) at a Christie's auction. [Vogue UK]
    • Karl Lagerfeld has shot a photo exhibition for Rolls-Royce. The showcase, titled, "A Different View," will only be on view at the Rolls-Royce headquarters in Goodwood, England, to an exclusive group for five days. [The Cut]
    • Joe Zee is lending his eye to Vente-Privee. [Racked]
    • Giorgio Armani has announced that after 22 years based at 114 Fifth Ave., he will move his North American headquarters to the Meatpacking District next year. [WWD]
    • Ralph Lauren has launched an ecommerce site that offers a curated selection of vintage pieces that match the brand's signature aesthetic. [InStyle]
    • Bruce Weber has collaborated with Selfridges to create a holiday film short titled A New-Fashioned Christmas. [Nowness]
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