Alexander Wang For Nike? Just Do It.

  • "A reliable source" tells UnBeige that "Nike is cooking up a major collaboration" with Alexander Wang. [@Unbeige]
  • After a Parisian foray, Thom Browne is bringing his women's line back to the Big Apple. The dudes will stay in France but, says he, "There's no disconnect - and it all starts with a tailored point of view." [WWD]
  • The Regrouping Alexander McQueen has found a new communications director: Masako Kumakura, currently worldwide communications director at Boucheron, is a Gucci Group vet. [WWD]
  • They're also taking over full control of McQ. [VogueUK]
  • Sally Singer, new helmer of T, says "I don't really feel comfortable discussing the holiday issue because it's still being put together and all sorts of things could happen." Nevertheless, word is said holiday issue will feature the festive visage of Mick Jagger. [Fashionologie]
  • Ah, the power of makeup: this Russian girl transforms herself into Jared Leto, in case you were wondering how to do that. [Fashionista]
  • Cecilia Cassini, an L.A. child, is, says her website, "the youngest fashion designer in the country - and maybe even in the world." At 11, she's allegedly dressed Miley Cyrus and Heidi Klum (?) and sells at Fred Segal. Obviously, she's getting a reality show. [NY Daily News]
  • Um. The city of Beverly Hills is launching its own line of perfumes. Which, we guess, can only be better PR than the upcoming crop of housewives. Says Mayor Jimmy Delshad, "This is a center of fashion, sophistication, energy...We decided this was the right product for us." Mount Rushmore now remains the only thing in the world without a celebrity fragrance, and it's still only Monday. [Yahoo]
  • You'd think it'd be a busman's holiday, but Lara Stone says she loves "vegging out in front of America's Next Top Model." And that she's received valuable "smizing" tips. [VogueUK]
  • People are NOT happy about Gap's new Helvetica logo. [Fashionista]
  • Here's model and Lagerfeld protege Baptiste Giabiconi's musical debut, "Showtime." It's terrible. And sounds a lot like both "Tik-Tok" and "Let's Dance," yet, somehow, is not catchy. [Fashionologie]
  • Phoebe Philo is really not into Facebook. "I couldn't think of anything worse...I'd rather walk down the street naked. I don't use it and I don't communicate with my friends like that. I just don't have the desire to have that much contact with anyone who isn't my family and friends." [FT]
  • To the newly single, Manolo Blahnik suggests, "Go for it. Wear the most extravagant shoe you could ever find. Jewels, stuff. Revenge!" Walking shakily is the best revenge. [Fabsugar]
  • Sarah Doukas, who discovered Kate Moss, says the icon wasn't more hurt by the coke scandal because "regardless of anything, the fact that Kate wasn't a sort of Hollywood actress - she hadn't put herself out there, she'd never done interviews, she hadn't done Hello!" [VogueUK]
  • The Lanvin for H&M trailer makes it look incredibly cool while giving absolutely no sense of what the clothes will look like. [Zet Fashion]
  • Refinery29 has deduced that it may involve poufy dresses with faces on them. [refinery29]
  • Tom Scott shows his collection at a school gym. Every single one of these kids would be benched for inappropriate attire by any self-respecting PE teacher. [StyleBubble]