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  • The relaunch of Schiaparelli has been delayed until "June or July" of 2013, according to the brand's spokeswoman Farida Khelfa. The reason? Diego Della Valle, who owns the brand, is still looking for a creative director. [Fashionista]
  • What's next for Tamara Mellon's life after Jimmy Choo? She's writing what she calls an "entrepreneur story" that will be published next year. "It's not strictly a business book and it's not strictly a memoir," she says. "It's a hybrid." [The New York Times]
  • Publishers of some of the nation's biggest fashion and lifestyle magazines, including Condé Nast and Hearst, were forced to close their New York offices during Hurricane Sandy. [WWD]
  • Actor Robert Pattinson will take on a new role as the face of Dior's men's fragrances. His contract with the brand is estimated to be worth $12 million over three years. [E! Online]
  • Twelv magazine hired ice sculptor Takeo Okamoto to create a dress out of ice inspired by Tilda Swinton's portrayal of the Ice Queen in the movie The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Photographers only had 30 minutes to shoot the dress before it melted. [Huff Post Style]
  • Just in time for Halloween, Coco Rocha stars in a decidedly spooky fashion film called Full Moon that Ellen von Unwerth directed for Vs. Magazine. [Styleite]
Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
  • Artist Mari Kasurinen has created a Karl Lagerfeld doll inspired by My Little Pony. [Racked]
  • Yesterday the salaries of Condé Nast's staffers were revealed. Today, it's all about Hearst. [Fashion Etc]
  • J.Crew's newest partnership features a pair of jeans from Goldsign. The five-pocket Jenny jean was inspired by a pair Norma Jean Baker wore in the 1940s. [T Magazine]
  • Stella McCartney will endow a scholarship at Central Saint Martins. Winners have to avoid using fur and leather during their studies and will be given a one-year contract to work for McCartney after graduation. [Vogue UK]
  • The 82-year-old model who Alber Elbaz cast in Lanvin's Fall 2012 ad campaign is a New York native named Jacquie Murdock, who dreamed of working in fashion as a teenager. "From a very young age, I wanted to model [and] to go to Paris. The opportunity was not there at my time for women of color," she says. [Fashionista]
  • Leandra Medine of Man Repeller says she's very gradually expanding her blog into a destination website. "I want women to come to Man Repeller and feel smart and get something funny out of it and just feel good," she says. [Teen Vogue]
  • Former South African President Nelson Mandela debuted his clothing line 46664 with a party at the South African consulate in New York this week. [Stylelist]
  • The commercial for Lady Gaga's upcoming fragrance Fame has been released. [Styleite]
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