Terry Richardson has shot nine ad campaigns for Aldo Shoes since 2010; the Canadian company with a worldwide chain of shoe and accessory stores is one of his biggest clients. Or: Was one of his biggest clients.
Madonna's forthcoming clothing, accessories, and general "lifestyle" brand, Truth or Dare, will ship its first products to stores for this fall. Madge, who isn't yet doing press for the label, is starting from the bottom up: Truth or Dare is launching as a shoe line first.
Tyra Banks' YA novel Modelland just débuted at number 2 on the New York Times' best-seller list, children's chapter books section. You can read an excerpt — this is the story with the protagonist named Tookie De La Creme, remember — here. [NewNowNext]nabbed the cover of Australian 's November issue (cover line:…
The fashion industry in 2010 was rocked by everything from untimely deaths to unlikely unionization efforts. Money, sexual harassment, suicide, and shocking resignations: here's what changed fashion this year. [NSFW]
- Is Lady Gaga getting her butch on modeling for Vogue Hommes Japan under the pseudonym "Jo Calderone"? Nicola Formichetti styled — he works with Gaga regularly — and Nick Knight — ditto — published the pictures online. So. [ONTD]
- As if trashgate and the news that it knowingly sold genetically-engineered cotton as "organic" weren't bad enough, now H&M is in trouble for the unsafe levels of lead in its handbags. The revelation comes courtesy of California's strict environmental laws:
- Dita von Teese is collaborating with Wonderbra on a lingerie collection to be called — so original! — Wonderbra by Dita von Teese. Um, what would Dita von Teese know about needing a Wonderbra? [Vogue UK]
- BBC reporter Jeremy Paxman, no stranger to calling attention to the pressing news stories of our time, is currently…