Kate Moss's Collection of Cell Phone Accessories Is Here at Last

Kate Moss's licensed collection of cell phone and tablet accessories may be one of the most random celebrity branding ventures we've ever heard of, but it is also inoffensively nice-looking. The brand is an anchor, like that tattoo Moss has on her wrist. [DM]


Kate Moss's Collection of Cell Phone Accessories Is Here at Last

Here's Stella McCartney's fall campaign. It stars Natalia Vodianova, Suvi Koponen, and Chiharu Okunugi. [WWD]


• The International Labor Organization's new report on Cambodia says the labor rights situation in the country is getting worse:

In many export-oriented apparel factories, key areas including fire safety, child labor and occupational safety and health show worsening conditions. [...]

“Unfortunately our data shows that following steady improvement in working conditions between 2005 to 2011, conditions are now declining,” said Jill Tucker, chief technical adviser of the ILO’s Better Factories Cambodia, or BFC, Program.

[WWD]

• Kanye West apparently hasn't abandoned his fashion line, which he showed for two seasons in Paris before taking time off. The critically panned brand will, according to rumor, show a 100-piece men's and women's collection at one of the major fashion weeks this fall, and the rapper allegedly just spent a week — a whole week! — working on the collection in Milan. [P6]

Vogue won the September issue ad pages battle, with 665 ad pages — making this September issue its second-biggest ever. Elle had its biggest issue ever, with 442 ad pages. InStyle has 455 ad pages; Harper's Bazaar has 397; W has 288; Marie Claire has 246; Glamour has 224; Cosmopolitan has 171, Allure has 147; Lucky has 137. [WWD]

• After Ford, which as an agency broke a lot of ground within high fashion for plus-sized models, suddenly closed its plus-size board, top Ford bookers Gary Dakin and Jaclyn Sarka opened their own agency, JAG Models. “The average size of the girls [we represent] is a 14/16 but there are 10s and there are 18s and if there’s a size 8 or a size 6 that we fall in love with we’ll take them on,” says Dakin. “We’re not going to limit ourselves, because the industry shouldn’t be limiting to anybody.” The agency's roster includes a lot of former top Ford models, including Myla Dalbesio and Jennie Runk. [Fashionista]

• Ciaté came up with a glow-in-the-dark top coat that brushes on clear. [The Cut]

• Here's an interview with the costume designer for Clueless, which just turned 18. [MTV Style]

• The Italian government is continuing to crack down on alleged tax evasion within the country's fashion industry. The latest to be indicted is former Valentino chairman Matteo Marzotto, who has been charged (along with his sister and three other alleged accomplices) with tax evasion of more than $93 million. [WWD]

• Meanwhile, Dolce & Gabbana, whose founders Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were recently convicted of tax evasion, temporarily closed its Milan stores after taking offense to the comments of a local city councillor. "We don't need to be represented by tax evaders," said councillor Franco D'Alfonso, who called into question the company's right to use public space to show its line during the coming Milan fashion week. [Reuters]

• Hickey Freeman has a new owner, and it's the Canadian manufacturer Samuelsohn. Authentic Brands Group apparently sold Samuelsohn a 40-year master license to the Hickey Freeman brand, and all of the company's tangible assets (including its U.S. factories). [WWD]

• Gianni Versace's former Miami mansion is still on the market. The owners cut the price from $125 million to $75 million, and have now decided to sell it at auction. [Vogue UK]