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  • John Galliano doesn't pack light. He was seen leaving his temporary New York pad with several hat boxes and six Louis Vuitton bags. There is no word yet on where he was heading or if he'll be back. [New York Post]
  • The upcoming exhibition Punk: Chaos to Couture at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a three-day extension. The decision to run the show until Aug. 14, a total of 100 days, is meant to commemorate a quote by The Clash guitarist Mick Jones that punk lasted for only 100 days at the Roxy. [WWD]
  • Vivienne Westwood would like Kate Middleton to recycle her outfits more: "I think it would be great if she wore the same clothes over and again, because that's very good for the environment and it would send out a very nice message." [The Daily Mail]
  • A public digital archive of Europe's fashion history is set to launch online on May 2nd. [Vogue UK]
  • The Business of Fashion has a new look. [The Business of Fashion]
  • Bow and No. 8 were just a few New York hot spots to host this season's most exciting Fashion Week parties. [Guest of a Guest]
  • Tory Burch has split up with her boyfriend of five years, Lyor Cohen. [Styleite]
  • Manolo Blahnik said Anna Piaggi inspired the imagery he created or the London Fashion Week show schedule. "I had a friend and she adored London — Miss Anna Piaggi . . . and I'm doing this as a kind of homage to her," the designer commented. "She always used to say that she thought that London was the freshest place . . . so this is a tribute to her and London." [Vogue UK]
Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
  • Next week, Coco Rocha will take over the website and social media channels of Sass & Bide, where she'll share self-styled looks as well as pictures shot with her own camera. [Vogue UK]
  • Vivienne Westwood lent the English National Ballet some of her most dramatic gowns for dancers to wear in its new ad campaign. [WWD]
  • Not to be outdone by Virgin Airlines' partnership with Banana Republic, American Airlines has enlisted Kaufman Franco to design uniforms for its entire staff. [Styleite]
  • Bernard Arnault has moved the bulk of his fortune from France to a private foundation based in Belgium in an attempt to prevent LVMH from breaking up if he dies in the next 10 years. [The Financial Times]
  • In time for Valentine's Day, Fleur du Mal is offering custom monogrammed lingerie. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • In a cease-and-desist letter, PETA has asked Bebe to uphold its 2008 decision to stop selling fur. The animal rights organization claims the brand still sells items that include animal skins. [Fashionista]
  • Henry Holland says his casual attitude toward his Twitter account aligns with his brand's desire to be "open, inclusive, and something people want to buy into." [Refinery29]
  • With Fashion Week right around the corner, Fern Mallis revisits how falling plaster helped the industry organize its shows. [ArtInfo]
Photo via Sass & Bide
    All the bits fit to print here, in our daily news roundup.
  • Louis Vuitton's iconic steamer gets digitized, animated, and deconstructed in the brand's newest video, Retracing the Trunk. [YouTube]
  • Raf Simons will design the costumes for Sigourney Weaver and Isabelle Huppert in their upcoming film, Body Art. [Vogue UK]
  • If you're thinking about investing in an Hermés Birkin or Kelly, act fast — prices at the luxury retailer are expected to rise seven percent to 10 percent by early February. [Purseblog]
  • 3.1 Phillip Lim takes to the street in its first ever ad campaign. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Victoria's Secret has pledged to stop using hazardous chemicals in the production of its clothing by 2020. [Telegraph]
  • Speaking of Victoria's Secret, Angel Lindsay Ellingson will launch an ecommerce site for her handmade line of jewelry, Goldie Knots, this Spring. []
  • Jonathan Adler's signature prints now adorn makeup sets. [She Finds]
  • Re/Create New York's auction to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief features a 60-second grab-and-dash shopping spree in the Net-A-Porter warehouse. [Recreate New York]
  • Coach plans on expanding its offering of ready-to-wear, outerwear, and jewelry. [WWD]
  • Juergen Teller's latest exhibition, Woo, which features images of Vivienne Westwood and Kate Moss, is now open at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. []
All the bits fit to print here, in our daily news roundup.
  • The invitation for Chanel's Spring 2013 Haute Couture show features a leaf sporting the brand's signature interlocking C's. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Sarah Burton has announced that she is expecting twins. Because she will soon be on maternity leave, Alexander McQueen will do a presentation in lieu of its Fall 2013 runway show. [InStyle]
  • Target's next big partnership is with a stylist, not a designer. Kate Young's capsule of semiformal and special-occasion dresses hits stores this April. [FabSugar]
  • Amanda Hearst is leaving her post as the sustainable fashion editor of Marie Claire to be the special projects editor of Town & Country. [Twitter user AmandaHearst]
  • Watch out, Bernard Arnault: Karlie Kloss may be the next business tycoon. "[Going to] Harvard at some point is in the plan, but all in good time," she says. "Tyra [Banks] did it. She went to Harvard Business School, and I can do it too." [Vogue UK]
  • Jourdan Dunn has moved from London to New York City. [My Daily]
  • The English National Ballet has tapped Vivienne Westwood to produce the Ballet's New Year campaign. [Telegraph]
  • The first shot from David Beckham's latest H&M Bodywear advertising campaign has arrived. [Racked]
All the bits fit to print here, in our daily news roundup.
  • i-D Magazine's Terry Jones curated the latest Taschen release, Vivienne Westwood, which reflects on the designer's influence on British fashion over the last 30 years. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Today marks Carolina Herrera's 74th birthday. [InStyle]
  • ShoeDazzle has named Rachel Zoe its chief stylist. [WWD]
  • Meanwhile, Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes has tapped former Brioni artistic director Jason Basmajian to be its new creative director. [Vogue UK]
  • Terry Richardson's latest campaign for Equinox was shot at the Stahl House in the Hollywood Hills. [Elle]
  • Rugby Ralph Lauren, which is set to shutter by February, is offering 40 percent off all merchandise both in stores and online. [The Shophound]
  • JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson says he isn't making ecommerce a priority. "You've got to focus on where they are shopping today, and that is the physical store." [Racked]
  • This is what the debranded products offered by Selfridges' No Noise campaign look like. [Refinery29]
  • Karlie Kloss may have spent last season beating up men on the beach, but you'd never know that from her ethereal commercial for Juicy Couture's new scent, Couture La La. [Fashion Copious]
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