Tom Ford: "I feel that fashion has become too serious...Fashion needs to make one happy. It is a luxury and should enhance one's quality of life." Ford also believes in, wait for it, "real clothes for real women." [Racked]
Alexa Chung hates: "Bad manners," "When people talk about The Wire beyond season one," and "That I have a far-from-pretty voice. This, coupled with the fact that karaoke is basically my favorite activity, makes for some very sad evenings." [Blackbookmag]
British Marie Claire cover star Brüno gave the magazine a scintillating interview. On Naomi Campbell,: "She's amazing — twenty years in ze business und all ze pressure und fame hasn't changed her a bit — she's remained a total bitch."
The latest on the Nina Garcia saga: If she takes the editor-at-large gig she'll only be there til mid-October, when ELLE's contract with Project Runway ends and then she'll be let go for reals. (Dear Nina: You can do better than that.) Meanwhile, no one at ELLE or its publisher Hachette Filipacchi Media has issued a…