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  • Steven Kolb is officially off the market. The CFDA CEO married producer Jay Inkpen at New York's City Hall on Thursday. [Page Six]
  • Going over the fiscal cliff could have an impact on what designers show during Fashion Week. [Fashionista]
  • A New York court on Thursday issued a final order confirming that Christian Louboutin's lawsuit against Yves Saint Laurent is over. [WWD]
  • Prices for Target and Neiman Marcus's holiday collaboration with the CFDA have been cut to 50 percent off. [HuffPost Style]
  • J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler responded to a New York Times opinion piece calling the retailer's holiday shopping "mundane and problematic." [Styleite]
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  • Rumor has it the producers of the UK talent show X Factor will ask Kate Moss to serve as the program's style consultant. [The Mirror]
  • In March, Louis Vuitton will release an anthology of short stories inspired by its legendary luggage entitled The Trunk. [WWD]
  • Designer Tanya Taylor offers a tour of her light-filled New York studio. [Refinery29]
  • Asked to describe 2012 in just one word, Moda Operandi cofounder Áslaug Magnúsdóttir simply replied, "Prints." [Racked]
  • Bar Refaeli, Hilary Rhoda, Molly Sims, and other models shared pictures of how they spent the holidays. [Modelinia]
  • Barneys's best-kept secret may be the vintage boutique at its Madison Avenue flagship store. []
  • For Club Monaco's head men's designer Aaron Levine, the most important style rule is to "dress comfortably and in a way that's honest to who I am as a person." [The Daily Telegraph]
Photo courtesy of Louis Vuitton.
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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]
Photo courtesy of Maison Martin Margiela for H&M.
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  • Versace cast Kate Moss, Joan Smalls, and Daria Werbowy for its Spring 2013 campaign. [Modelinia]
  • Karl Lagerfeld has taken his New York apartment, at 50 Gramercy Park North, off the market for the fourth time since his first attempt at selling it last year. [Curbed]
  • LVMH boss Bernard Arnault's application for a Belgian passport might be declined because he doesn't meet the nation's citizenship requirements. [Vogue UK]
  • Jimmy Choo today unveiled plans to launch a second fragrance, called Flash, come Spring. [Fashion Etc]
  • Condé Nast's newest title, BeautyScoop, is a collaboration with mass retailer Walmart. [WWD]
  • How festive: Proenza Schouler's holiday card opens to reveal a photograph of two grinning monkeys. []
  • Naomi Campbell's torn ligament hasn't dampened her social schedule. The supermodel dined with Steven Meisel and Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele at New York's Beatrice Inn on Thursday and was also spotted talking with Calvin Klein, Vera Wang, and Donna Karan there. [Styleite]
  • School might be out for Winter break, but tourists who visit New York during the holidays can still learn a lot about the industry thanks to two of the city's ongoing exhibits. [Teen Vogue]
Photo courtesy of Versace.
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  • Givenchy won't stage a Couture Week show for the press in January but still plans to see private clients. [WWD]
  • Meanwhile, Tom Ford has publicly listed his next show on the London Fashion Week schedule for February. [Grazia]
  • Some of the 24 contestants on The Face are already working models with big clients like Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin, Target, and Forever 21. [Oxygen]
  • The CFDA has raised $1.7 million to benefit the Hurricane Sandy relief effort. All of the proceeds will be donated to local charities. [CFDA]
  • Ecommerce success stories like Bonobos and Warby Parker are opening up physical stores in response to their customers' desire to try garments on before they buy them. [On the Runway]
  • Elsewhere in retail, the iconic French store Galeries Lafayette is rumored to be interested in buying its equally iconic next-door neighbor, Printemps. [WWD]
  • Roland Mouret will curate an exhibition of Norman Parkinson's photography for the Bath in Fashion festival this April. [Vogue UK]
  • Political insiders say Anna Wintour is "open" to becoming the United States ambassador to France. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • DJ Kiss, who's spun records at parties for Diane von Furstenberg and Alexander Wang, is the latest musical talent to sign with Wilhelmina Models Artist Management. [Page Six]
  • Who owns Saturday? After a few weeks of legal volleys, Kate Spade has asked a New York court to declare that its new label Kate Spade Saturday does not infringe on the trademark of the menswear line Saturdays Surf NYC. [WWD]
  • Jason Wu says his new line Miss Wu is for a girl who's a "little more worn in, a little grittier, her hair is a little messier, her makeup might be from the night before." [Fashionista]
Photo courtesy of Givenchy.
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  • Joseph Altuzarra, Leandra Medine, and Alexander Wang are among those who made this year's Forbes 30 Under 30 list for art and style. [Forbes]
  • L'Wren Scott will present her Fall 2013 collection during London Fashion Week. [Fashion Etc]
  • Instagram's new terms of service has sparked a negative response from fashion folk such as Nina Garcia, Coco Rocha, and Christian Siriano. []
  • Karlie Kloss, Lily Donaldson, Lindsey Wixon, and Milla Jovovich have contributed some of their favorite recipes to a new cookbook, Model Kitchen. [Telegraph]
  • House of Holland's new iPhone app lets users virtually animate the brand's signature pompom. [House of Holland Blog]
  • Dazed & Confused casting director Noah Shelly says humor is the secret to a successful fashion week: "If you can't laugh during fashion week, good luck and God bless." [AnotherMag]
  • Girls star Lena Dunham has been named Time's coolest person of the year. [Time]
  • Badgley Mischka has launched ecommerce. [WWD]
  • As a part of Selfridges "No Noise" campaign, the department store will debut a silent shopping area in which shoppers will be asked to leave their phones — and shoes — at the door. [Vogue UK]
  • Daisy Lowe shines in H&M's party collection. [H&M YouTube]
  • Prabal Gurung says his Pre-Fall collection represents the intersection of a recent trip to Nepal with distant memories of the 1996 film William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. [Prabal Gurung Facebook]
  • A selection of personal items once belonging to Greta Garbo fetched $1.6 million at auction. [Daily Mail]
  • Hilary Rhoda, Leandra Medine, and Brian Boy join Rebecca Minkoff in a raucous rendition of Mariah Carey's classic: "All I Want For Christmas Is You." [YouTube] Photo: Model Kitchen by Cesare Casier
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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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  • 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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    • IMG has landed in Australia, and one of its models, Marthe Wiggers, might just be one to watch. [Fashion Copious]
    • Sarah Burton would like to design Kate Middleton's maternity clothing. [Grazia Daily]
    • Glenn O'Brien, who penned the script for Brad Pitt's Chanel No. 5 commercial, says he's flattered by the many parodies of the advertisement. [The Cut]
    • Greg Kessler's popular Model Morphosis series has morphed into a new app. [Go Backstage]
    • This year's CFDA Winners have been matched up with mentors. [WWD]
    • Ralph Rucci: Ascension, an exhibit featuring Rucci's most recent artwork, opens in San Francisco next week. [Harper's Bazaar]
    • Giorgio Armani will star alongside Sean Penn in a new campaign to support Penn's Haitian Relief Organization. [Vogue UK]
    • Nicholas Kirkwood is set to release a line of men's shoes in 2013. [Telegraph]
    • Levi Strauss & Co. is the latest to expunge toxic chemicals from its production lines. [WWD]
    • Lara Stone does some serious writhing in the behind-the-scenes video for Calvin Klein's upcoming Euphoria fragrance ad. She also shares her favorite beauty tips. [Vogue Italia]
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  • Eva Herzigova is expecting her third child with partner Gregorio Marsiaj. [Fashion Etc]
  • Vermeil, Saint Laurent's line of couture jewelry, is now available for preorder. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Apparently, the first step to scoring a bargain is dressing for the hunt. [On the Runway]
  • The Museum at FIT will host "Shoe Obsession," an exhibition regarding fashion's fascination with footwear. The show will bow in February next year. [WWD]
  • And at another museum across the pond, Roksanda Ilincic will discuss the connection between Pre-Raphaelite art and fashion. [Vogue UK]
  • Actor Stephen Dorff will be the face of Emporio Armani's next fragrance for men in 2013. [Page Six]
  • Topping Jason Wu's holiday list: the perfect Sunday brunch companion. Jason, can we try out? [Teen Vogue]
  • The Douglas Hannant gold silk tuxedo Beyoncé wore in the Love on Top music video will be auctioned off for charity this weekend. [Telegraph]
  • Out of Africa: Maiyet tapped director Cary Fukunaga to create Sleepwalking in the Rift, a short film to showcase the brand's Resort 2013 collection. [Fashionologie Inbox]
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  • Revealed: exactly one image from Longchamp's Spring 2013 advertising campaign, starring Coco Rocha. [Instagram User CocoRocha]
  • Do logos really help to sell a product? Selfridges has tapped a series of brands to shed their usual labels as a part of the store's "No Noise" campaign. [Telegraph]
  • Move over, Anna Wintour: Graydon Carter of Vanity Fair wouldn't mind being ambassador to . . . Antigua. [WWD]
  • Rachel Zoe's clothing line will no longer be carried in Saks Fifth Avenue stores, adding fuel to rumors that the collection might be on the decline. [BuzzFeed]
  • L'Wren Scott's first fragrance launched today exclusively in Barneys New York stores and online. [InStyle]
  • Leigh Lezark's subconscious mind might inspire her next hairstyle. [Elle]
  • Burberry Prorsum reflected on a stylish year with a spirited video scored by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. [Elle UK] Photo: Instagram User CocoRocha
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  • Stella McCartney beat out Versace and even The Kaiser to earn the top fashion spot in this year's Google Zeitgeist list. [Vogue UK]
  • Doo-Ri Chung, who left her namesake label in June, was spotted at the CFDA headquarters in New York. Might she design again soon? [Racked]
  • We can expect more homoerotic moments in Bruce Weber's advertising campaigns for Abercrombie & Fitch. [Styleite]
  • Karlie Kloss's holiday wish list is filled with housewarming gifts for her new home. [Modelinia]
  • Feel like somebody is watching you while you shop? It could be the mannequins. [The Cut]
  • InStyle Style Director Samira Nasr's quest for the perfect t-shirt has even taken her into the garbage. [YouTube]
  • Ralph Lauren hosted a dinner at New York's Museum of Modern Art with Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter in honor of the cast of Downton Abbey. [Elle UK]
  • The popular romance novel, Fifty Shades of Grey, has inspired a newfound appreciation for sexy legwear. [WWD]
  • Cameron Russell's TED talk reveals the one thing a model would never say on camera. [Fashion Foie Gras]