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Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
  • 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.
Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
  • Carine Roitfeld sometimes has inner mouth massages — to relax her face. [Fashionista]
  • In an interview about her new book, The Truth About Style, Stacy London reveals her struggles with eating disorders, plans for a new jewelry collaboration with Sorrelli, and the title of her senior thesis at Vassar: "Nietzsche, Thomas Mann, and Hermann Broch, the Concept of Self and Its Relationships to the Creation of Character in Literature." [The Washington Post]
  • First Lady Michelle Obama was the first person to wear a dress from Jason Wu's upcoming secondary line, Miss Wu. Mere mortals will have to wait until it hits stores in January 2013. [Mrs. O]
  • "These are clothes to wear every day that don't cost the earth and make you feel great," says Savannah Miller of the first collection for her new line, Savannah. [Vogue UK]
  • Talk about a girl on fire: Jennifer Lawrence graces the cover of the November issue of Vogue UK. [Racked]