Seriously, Will Project Runway Start Already?

  • Warning, Project Runway spoilers! Contestants will design for Sarah Jessica Parker and Jon Bon Jovi. One contestant who gets kicked off is HIV-positive. [NY Daily News]
  • To celebrate Pete Doherty's engagement to another model, Kate Moss got a trim and bangs. [Vogue UK]
  • Mary-Kate Olsen: "I love how you can totally change your look by changing your shoes. Or maybe you don't look different, and nobody else thinks you look different, but I feel different, anyway." File this one under "shit that sounds better in your head than it does aloud." [Vogue UK]
  • Model Coco Rocha is going to help save the world will be teaching Irish dance to children in Harlem? The lessons go down Oct. 20 and yeah we are going. [Vogue UK]
  • Oy gevalt! For the love of Judy Garland, which evil hotel could this be, this horrid place "where all the top editors stay" in Europe that is both anti-Semitic and hates the gays?! Start snitchin'! [NY Daily News]
  • Los Angeles Fashion Week has started. But take heart: no one gives a shit! [Fashion Week Daily]
  • Yves Saint Laurent designer Stefano Pilati is designing T-shirts for a charitable cause, which is a really popular thing to do now because people who actually want to donate money to charitable causes don't have enough money to buy handbags and crap like that. Stefano's T-shirt will fund France's Institute for cerebral and medullary disorders. [Fashion Week Daily]
  • Vanessa Williams has inked a $20 million deal with Proactiv, because she and Rick Fox are low on cash. And she'll be starting a Proactiv cosmetics line, because the world is low on cosmetic lines. [NY Post]
  • American Eagle is trying to reach out and touch some college students. They're setting up some sort of crazy promotion thingy at big state school football games, where they'll be interviewing kids for on-ine videos about how they get ready for a big game (Um, I'm guessing they just drink? And paint themselves their school colors once drunk enough to not care?) and hiring students at the schools they visit to give out $25 gift certificates to fellow students they see wearing American Eagle. Ah, grassroots marketing. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • The New York Rangers love Alexander McQueen? [WWD, sub req'd]