Roberto Cavalli Makes A Really Convincing...Something

  • Roberto Cavalli went as Karl Lagerfeld for Halloween: Oh Cavalli - you wish. But maybe you could pass for Phyllis Diller? [WWD, 3rd item]
  • Project Runway's season 3 winner Jeffrey Sebelia is launching a lower-priced, younger line to complement his primary line. While the primary line is called Cosa Nostra, the new line will be called, simply, Jeffrey Sebelia. Unfortch, we kind of think that in order to properly capitalize on his microfame he'd probs have to call it "Project Runway Winner Jeffrey's Affordably-Priced Clothing Line!". [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Live in a town that doesn't reeeeally care about fashion (but probably has a Fashion Week anyway) ?? The Washington Post has a guide to the seven pieces you should buy this season and it's, well, maybe what you'd expect. [WaPo]
  • Duran Duran just MASSIVELY advanced their hipster cred: they'll be dressing exclusively in Juicy Couture for an upcoming tour, because John Taylor is married to Juicy co-founder Gela Nash-Taylor. [WWD, 1st item]
  • The 60's label Ossie Clark is being revived! Um, maybe someone cares? [Vogue UK]
  • The House of Chanel will be paying homage to the men who "inspired" Mlle Coco in their upcoming pre-collection show. And by "inspired" we mean...oh Karl is going to love this. [Vogue UK]
  • Vivienne Westwood: Now fur free! [Vogue UK, 1st item]
  • Also, no fur at Bebe! [Fashion Week Daily]
  • The strange love affair between fashion and hotels continues: Bottega Veneta is to launch a line of hotel suites in St. Regis hotels here in New York and in Rome. [Vogue UK, 8th item]
  • If you work in fashion, you will name your son Lucas. [Fashion Week Daily]
  • You knew Marc Jacobs made kiddie clothes, but can you really ever learn enough about a topic like that? [The Fashion Informer]