Kate Moss Sheds Her Agent Provocateur Skivvies

  • Kate Moss is out as the face (and body) of lingerie line Agent Provocateur. Why, you ask? Because the company's co-owner Serena Rees had an affair with Moss's friend's husband. [Vogue UK]
  • Poor Sadie Frost. The ex-Mrs. Jude Law's clothing line FrostFrench (co-designed with friend Jemima French) isn't doing so well financially, and yet the ladies are going ahead and opening their first stand-alone store in London in September. [Vogue UK]
  • Famed fashion photographer Stephen Meisel shot a spread for August's Italian Vogue in which he had models re-create the most, er, infamous of celebrity gaffes documented by the paparazzi. And yes, he went there. By which we mean... the Britney vadge shot. [WWD, 1st item]
  • Model Jodie Kidd beccomes the latest lemming on the low-is-the-new-high trend with her nine-piece collection of "designs" for England's largest home shopping venture. [Vogue UK]
  • Lilly Pulitzer is doing a line of eyewear. [WWD]
  • Despite the recent uptick in the attempts to blow the place up, retail sales figures for the past few days have remained strong in the UK. [WWD]
  • Belgium's newly christened fashion capital Antwerp is building a 10,000-square foot Yohji Yamamoto boutique inside its prestigious MuMo museum. Because commerce is the new culture! [WWD, last item]