What? Can this be true? It is being said that Nina Garcia, fashion director of Elle, may have parted ways with the magazine. Rumors began brewing when Joe Zee was hired as creative director at the beginning of 2007, but speculations heated up even more when Nina was missing from an Elle-hosted event celebrating Simon Doonan's new book, Eccentric Glamor: Creating an Insanely More Fashionable You on Tuesday. Nina has yet to comment on the story but what a bummer if it's true. I'll keep you posted . . .