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  • "Think of the brightest shades of neon you've ever seen. Sparkles galore. Sequinned aerobics pants with scrunchy socks. Lions and tigers wearing vintage early '90s Cross Colors ensembles." In other words, exactly what you hoped MIA's clothing would look like. [NY Observer]
  • Sex addict David Duchovny dropped as the sullen face of Johnston & Murphy. [PDNPulse]
  • Model Maggie Rizer is "penning" a memoir, Model Behavior, which apparently hasn't already been used as the title for like ten model memoirs. [Fashionista]
  • In the grand tradition of hubristic villains, alleged designer/raper Anand Jon apparently kept a prosecutor-friendly journal "in which he noted some of his encounters with the girls and women, abbreviating the explicit sexual acts." [Breitbart]
  • Model Lynn Kohlmann dies at 62. [WWD]
  • "Emily" sends the following query to the Ford models message board: "Hi Im Emily I weight 112 pounds and i wanna get to about 90 pounds for my personal benifits" Thank god, there are a ton of girls ready to support her in achieving this goal; their thinspiration follows. [Ford Models]
  • Speaking of which! Following New York's example, London Fashion Week abandons the idea of health checks for models. [News.co.au]
  • Also following our lead, British dress sizes rise with the obesity rates. Not the models'. [Telegraph]
  • Fashion designer Gregory Poe dies at 51. [UPI]
  • In addition to having one of the hottest small labels at Fashion Week, Rodarte brains Kate and Laura Mulleavy seem to also have an amazing sibling relationship. Trying to decide whether our liking can overcome our jealousy. [Independent]
  • The new Lord&Taylor owners pour in a ton of money and cross their fingers. [Portfolio]
  • Bullied down to only four days by New York, the smaller, traditionally more experimental London Fashion Week fights for a foothold. [Breitbart]
  • Levi's teams with MTV. Le sigh. [NY Times]
  • In case you were wondering, 70s model Marie Helvin is at her sexual peak. [Mirror]
  • If you shopped at the Fast Fashion succubus that is Forever21 recently, you may be at risk: they just issued a warning about a security breach. [Breitbart]
  • In addition to allegedly striking out with women at various parties, swimmer Ryan Lochte was a major presence at Fashion Week's tents. Quoth the aspiring designer: "I'm really into fashion, and I'm trying to slowly get out of swimming." [Oh No They Didn't]
  • As if Sephora wasn't already overwhelming enough, denim co Rock & Republic is debuting a cosmetics line. [LA Times]
  • "The traditional apparel for men in Saudi Arabia is a long white garment called a thobe. Recently a number of designers have been transforming the look of the thobe by adding colour - even designing an iPod-friendly iThobe." [Global Voices]
  • Yes we're just making it worse: the Agyness Deyn cheat sheet. [Radar]
  • Model Erin O'Connor sells her wardrobe for charity. Which would be great if anyone could ft into her clothes. [Guardian]
  • Weirdly, luxury goods sell better in English. [NY Times]
  • We really think she should rep a PR designer, but Heidi Klum will be wearing Armani to the Emmys. [NY Post]
  • In a match made in obscurity heaven, Aeropostale teams up with the band Plain White Tees. [Business Week]
  • It just wouldn't be fashion week without an absurd Vigue editor at XXL Andre Leon Talley yarn! "Talley was early for the Stephen Burroughs fashion show on Friday and sitting in the vestibule of the designer's West 38th Street showroom when a man opened a bottle of Piper-Heidsieck champagne and it sprayed all over Talley. The drenched fashionista screamed, "Look what you've done! I've got to wear these clothes all day!" And when the clumsy sprayer tried to towel him off, Talley yelled, "Get your hands off me!"" [P6]