Suri Cruise Is Going To Grow Up So Grounded

  • 2-year old Suri Cruise has custom-made Christian Louboutins, making her the red-soled footwear company's youngest client ever. [NY Post]
  • "She was a great sport. She agreed to do something rough and tough and quite raw. It wasn't days and days of hair and makeup," says Marc Jacobs of Victoria Beckham's participation in his Spring 2008 advertising campaig [WWD, 1st item]
  • And in other Posh Spice news, Beckham has also posed in the buff for Jacobs' t-shirt line benefiting skin cancer research. Uh, because she'd rather go naked than protect her skin from harmful UVA rays with one of his crummy T-shirts? Oh wait...huh. [Mirror UK]
  • Justin Timberlake: Now designing womenswear under the J. Lindeberg label. What qualifies him, you ask? Yeah, we hate obvious punchlines. [Vogue UK]
  • The 23-year old fashion boy wonder Esteban Cortazar (whom you may best remember from the person throwing the party for the yacht catering challenge from this season's Top Chef where Howie finally got the boot) has just been tapped as the new head of the Emanuel Ungaro label. This makes us feel really insufficient. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • To celebrate record sales, a Taiwanese lingerie company celebrated with a designated day where its female employees were asked to come to work wearing the goods. [Sassybella]
  • Moschino has made a plexiglass doll — a plexiglass doll! how cuddly! — to be auctioned off as part of UNICEF's children's AIDS efforts. [Vogue UK, 7th item]
  • H&M: Now with even more organic cotton! [FabSugar]
  • Not-actually-made-from-seaweed yoga wear line Lululemon's profits tripled in the third fiscal quarter. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • In times of economic turmoil and poor consumer sentiment, J. Crew... predicts great holiday sales! God bless America. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Christian Dior cosmetics claim to have harnessed the power of stem cells in creating their new line, making for the swiftest wrinkle repair ever. Could this be the breakthrough that wins over the hearts and minds of the nation's anti-abortion lobby? One can dream! [WWD, sub req'd]