Winehouse + Cavalli = Animal Prints And Cigarettes

  • Oh sweet Jesus: Is Amy Winehouse going to be the new face of Roberto Cavalli? And if so, who would be sullying whose image? Though the rumors are still unconfirmed, Cavalli has said in the past, "She is a fashion icon because she is unique." [Vogue UK]
  • This weekend, American starlets flew to Shanghai to celebrate Ferragamo's 80th anniversary and the launch of its new fragrance, Tuscan Sun. [Vogue UK]
  • You see, Ferragamo hopes to exploit the people of China because they have so much money to spend on luxury goods. [Guardian]
  • Adidas, however, is paying its Chinese workers about $5 a week. Good times. [Times of London]
  • Miuccia Prada will fire you if you eat lunch at your desk. [Page Six]
  • Oh the heartbreak that comes with working as a fashion designer! Before Anna Wintour made Laura and Kate Mulleavy of Rodarte go on a diet, the designing duo could hardly afford to eat. Says Laura, "I became a waitress. We sold everything that we owned. We also sold Kate's record collection, which was immense and very in-depth." [Fashion Week Daily]
  • Your jeans do not need microdermabrasion. [Chic Report]
  • Us: Skeptical of "HD" make-up. [LATimes]
  • Lucky Brand: Now doing watches. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Coach: Still selling lots of expensive shit. [Business Week]
  • And Hugo Boss is like, totally okay, even though it's in debt. [Reuters]
  • Gucci: Wants to be big in India. [Times of India]
  • Moscow Fashion Week is big in...Russia. [NYT]
  • If I had clothes with sensors in them that could detect my mood, they would tell you that I'm a little sleepy, a little hungry, and wishing it were fucking spring already. [Science Daily]