Tim Gunn Wants To Check Out Your Ass

  • In his latest adventure as Liz Clairborne Chief Creative Officer/media love object, Tim Gunn is going on a 6-city tour sponsored by Glamour to showcase Claiborne's new denim line and help women try on jeans and find the "perfect" ones. (Denim: novel, right?) We've always believed all this talk about "perfect" denim is a lie but we'd give that all up just to have Tim Gunn pat our ass. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Marc Jacobs's show for Louis Vuitton — which he also designs; it's so hard to find talent these days! — is Sunday evening and the waiting masses have learned that there is some sort of trashy romance novel theme to the show. We smell literary product placement! [WWD, 3rd item]
  • David Lynch has tips for wearing those Louboutins he shot so tortuously for an upcoming advertising campaign? Meditation. Because, like, if you just sit Indian style and rub your temples all day you won't notice the pain in your feet. [WWD, 3rd item]
  • The latest round of Gap's Product (Red) campaign will include images featuring Anne Hathaway. Because nothing screams "impoverished African children" like Anne Hathaway! [MediaPost]
  • Deciding it isn't enough to be irrelevant once a month in a disposable medium, Harper's Bazaar has decided to publish a book of style rules. Precisely zero people are waiting in earnest! [WWD, last item]
  • Name-checking them in her breakout single "Lip Gloss" paid off! Lil' Mama is doing in-store performances for L'Oreal. [WWD, 2nd item]
  • Who are the London fashion thieves? Following break-ins at the Luella, Marc Jacobs, Roger Vivier stores and Christopher Kane's studio, the brand spankin' new FrostFrench flagship store (helmed by Jude Law's ex, Sadie Frost) was also burglarized last night. Hey wait a second, isn't Jude Law in that new jewel thief movie Sleuth? Hmmm.... [Vogue UK]
  • We still get kinda sad when legends sell out: Lacroix for Evian. Sigh. [Fashion Week Daily]
  • Karl Lagerfeld quote of the day: "All my contracts are for life, so I am like a death row inmate." [Fashion Week Daily]
  • Gisele: Likes animals! [Sassybella]