All the news bits fit to print here, in our daily roundup.
- Andrej Pejic covers Elle Serbia's January issue. It's his first time gracing a mainstream glossy. [WWD]
- Lady Mary Crawley's wedding dress ensemble from last night's season three premiere of Downton Abbey included a 45-carat floral diamond tiara valued at $200,000. [Glamour]
- Milly is set to design a Hamptons-inspired collection for Banana Republic. The collection will be available in stores and online in May. [Racked]
- Simone Rocha, Michael Van Der Ham, and Richard Nicoll top Net-a-Porter Fashion Director Holli Roger's list of London-based designers to watch. [Telegraph]
- Marimekko's signature prints will adorn bottles of Aesop body balm for a limited-time collaboration, available this April. [British Beauty Blogger]
- Heidi Klum would like to be able to read people's minds. [Marie Claire]
- A custom Prada shoe from Tilda Swinton and a golden arrow brooch designed by Kim Jones for Louis Vuitton are among the items available in Friday's Re/Create New York auction to benefit New York Cares. [On the Runway]
- KIA's K7 becomes a street-style star in a recently launched commercial featuring Scott Schuman. [Fashion Copious]
- Jason Wu's contemporary line, Miss Wu, is now available online. [Style.com]
All the news bits fit to print.
- Could Victoria Beckham be pregnant with a fifth child? An insider says the designer declined to drink while celebrating the Spice Girls' performance at the Olympics this Summer, where she also talked "about having some strange food fads." [The Cut]
- Former WWD reporter Amy Wicks is now the contributing fashion news editor for Glamour.com. [@AmyWicks01]
- Select photographs from Scott Schuman's new book, Closer, have been turned into posters and are on sale for $40 each. [The Sartorialist]
- In related news, Yoox.com has started selling art in addition to the designer clothing, shoes, and accessories already available on its website. "The art world has evolved and buyers are keen to access art online — it's on their radar now," said the company's founder and CEO Federico Marchetti. [Style.com]
- Alexa Chung says the book she's working on will not be a style bible. "It's more like just imagery I find interesting and it's going to have a sense of humor," she explained. [Fashionista]
- Vera Wang's bridal show is scheduled for Friday — but she won't be there. She'll travel to Cambridge, MA, to join her daughter Josephine for Parents' Weekend at Harvard. [WWD]
Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
- Scott Schuman has requested that a university street-style blog, Campus Sartorialist, change its name, as it infringes on his trademark on The Sartorialist. "I commend their entrepreneurial spirit and think the idea is great, but they don't need my name to continue to be successful," he said in a statement. [The Daily Beast]
- Miuccia Prada collaborated with The Great Gatsby's costume designer Catherine Martin to alter 40 pieces from the Miu Miu and Prada archives for the film. "I realized how many pieces could become very 1920s with a little intervention and another point of view," she said. [The Daily Telegraph]
- Grace Coddington designed a capsule collection for Balenciaga that features sketches of her cat Pumpkin. The collection includes a canvas tote bag, a silk scarf, and a wool scarf. Proceeds from the capsule will benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. [Fashionologie Inbox]
- Elettra Wiedemann and husband James Marshall married in an intimate ceremony at a restaurant in New York's West Village. She wore Dominican designer Miguelina for the ceremony and changed into Giambattista Valli for the reception. [Vogue]
- Tom Ford has begun to question the industry's obsession with material goods. "I'm part of this industry that creates insecurity and focuses on materialism and things that aren't actually, for me, the most important things in life," he said. [Vogue UK]