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  • Tilda Swinton will be the face of Chanel's Métiers d'Art 2013 collection. [The Huffington Post]
  • A collection of scarves designed by street artists Lady Aiko, Os Gemenos, and Retna for Louis Vuitton is now available online. [Refinery29]
  • Manolo Blahnik is open to designing a lower-priced collaboration — under one condition: "It would have to be a challenge," he said. "If it was something exciting and I could really collaborate with someone marvelous then yes, of course." [Vogue UK]
  • Nicola Formichetti and Alexis Bittar have teamed up on an exclusive collection of accessories to debut at tonight's Mugler Fall 2013 show. [WWD]
  • Alexander Wang didn't hold back when asked about his upcoming debut for Balenciaga: "I'm extremely excited. I am high on life. It's a dream come true." [The New York Times] [break]More of the fashion news you need to know, right here.[/break]
  • Anna Dello Russo's signature style has one drawback: "In terms of men, [my romantic life] is a disaster," she said. "Mostly they are scared: few understand! They see me as a cartoon." [Telegraph]
  • Eva Herzigova makes a splash in Brian Atwood's Spring '13 film, inspired by Marilyn Monroe's pool scene from Something's Got to Give. [] Photo courtesy of Chanel.
    • All the bits fit to print here, in our daily news roundup.
    • Stella McCartney makes funny chic with her Red Nose Day t-shirt collection to benefit Comic Relief. [Harper's Bazaar UK]
    • Carine Roitfeld's first feature as the global fashion director of Harper's Bazaar has been revealed. [Harper's Bazaar]
    • Chris Burch has sold a 10 percent stake in C. Wonder to Fidelity for $35 million. [WWD]
    • Bryan Boy will collaborate with Adrienne Landau on a collection of unisex fur accessories for Fall 2013. [Racked]
    • Alessandra Ambrosio is set to launch her own fashion brand, Alé by Alessandra, for Spring 2014. [Vogue UK]
    • Pippa Middleton is the namesake for Kate Spade's latest bag, the Catherine Street Pippa. [InStyle]
    • Allison Williams has inked a deal to be the new face of Simple Skincare. [Belfast Telegraph]
    • The signature style of Tokyo's Harajuku Girls inspired Agyness Deyn's Spring 2013 collection for Dr. Martens, which hits stores on Feb. 22. [Vogue UK]
    • Reed Krakoff is partnering with Ladurée. [Fashionologie Inbox]
    • Nicola Formichetti designed an exclusive limited-edition bag for Shopbop; it sports bright pink graffiti against navy leather. [The Cut]
    Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
    • Giedre Kiaulenaite is the next model to watch. She made her debut last Paris Fashion Week — and was booked exclusively for Balenciaga. [WMagazine]
    • Details commissioned 10 CFDA members to create a limited-edition collection of pocket squares for charity. The pocket squares will retail for $100 and hit on Dec. 4. [LA Times]
    • Mulberry has been honored with the prestigious Walpole luxury award in London. [Elle UK]
    • Kristen Stewart's stylist Tara Swennen hasn't given up on Balenciaga. "I still love the brand, I will continue to pull it, and she'll continue to wear it," she says. [The Cut]
    • H&M has released a video teaser featuring pieces from its soon-to-launch higher-end label & Other Stories. [Vogue UK]
    • Canadian brand Joe Fresh may have found the secret to fast-fashion success. "We like to take trends and interpret them," founder Joe Mimran said. "Put our spin on them, and have our voice to it, which is a different branding idea." [Racked]
    • A total of 73 people were arrested in China when 37 factories that manufactured counterfeit luxury handbags were shut down. [WWD]
    • Marchesa's new Iris clutch owes its shape to an olfactory source of inspiration. [Elle]
    • Nicola Formichetti threw a wild "panda party" in London in honor of Dazed's December issue. [DazedDigital]
    Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
    • M.I.A. spilled the beans that she's working with Versace during a talk at New York's MoMA PS1, but she didn't specify exactly how she's working with the brand. [Fashionista]
    • Narciso Rodriguez's hotly anticipated collection for Kohl's DesignNation concept is shoppable a whole day early. Customers were told to expect the line on Nov. 7. [SheFinds]
    • Nicola Formichetti has announced that Vogue's international men's editions will all be rebranded as GQ Style — meaning the Fall 2012 issue of Vogue Hommes Japan is the last. [Nicola Formichetti]
    • Say it ain't so: new restrictions the European Union has proposed on a list of 100 allergens commonly found in perfumes could alter some of the world's most iconic fragrances, including Chanel No. 5, Miss Dior, Guerlain's Shalimar, and Thierry Mugler's Angel. "It would be the end of beautiful perfumes if we could not use these ingredients," said Chanel chairwoman Francoise Montenay. [The Daily Telegraph]
    • A number of people who walked past the line for the Alexander Wang sample sale in New York this morning asked shoppers if they were waiting to vote. A reporter in the line called the experience "kind of embarrassing." [Racked]
    • Ralph Lauren has pledged $2 million to the Hurricane Sandy relief effort. "We want to support the selfless work of so many agencies, professionals and volunteers and hope that these donations will make it easier for our cities to rebuild and recover," Lauren said. [Vogue UK]