Legendary Rock Club CBGB Achieves The Impossible, Sells Out Even More

  • Designer John Varvatos has bought the space formerly occupied by rock club CBGB's to open a new store. He's the one who designs clothes for Converse, which is that super-hip iconoclastic footwear brand owned by Nike, and... Move to North Korea if you hate capitalism so much! [Fashion Week Daily]
  • Project Runway Season Four designers' designs here. Only a week to go! [FabSugar]
  • Stella McCartney is doing a denim line with Notify jeans. Will she design a pair with one leg, too? Because that would be sick and distasteful and awesome. [Vogue UK]
  • Designer Zac Posen's mom Susan on her recent trip to Tokyo: "My guide was like, 'Shall we eat Italian tonight?' And I said, 'Please! You can get Italian anywhere.' Japanese food three times a day? Heaven!" [Fashion Week Daily]
  • Marc Jacobs to a passerby who stopped him while smoking outside of the New York Accessories Council ACE Awards on Monday night, when asked "What in the world is going on inside?": "It's a ceremony. I think it has something to do with fashion." [Fashion Week Daily]
  • "Dr. 90210" is releasing his own line of "shapewear." Not okay. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Hugo Boss: Profits are up about 13%! Does anyone care? [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Maidenform: Profits are down about 13%! Does anyone care? And does this mean that people enjoy a little early 90s style for their outerwear than they do their underwear? [WWD, sub req'd]
  • The Agent Provocateur saga continues: The next face of the lingerie label (starting in three months time) is to be French actress Vahina Giocante. We have no idea who she is but we love the name. [Vogue UK]
  • Someone needs to tell model Natalia Vodianova that being all smug about how easy it is to be the mother to three children under the age of 5 is fucking annoying. [Vogue UK]
  • OMG! Mariah Carey sang "Hero" at the Glamour Woman of the Year awards?! We would rather hear Mariah sing "Hero" (our favorite song in, what, 1993?) than win an award any day. [Fashion Week Daily]