- Donna Karan: Celebrating Rosh Hashanah in the Holy Land! For the first time! We hope she fits in some time for Buddhist meditation. [NY Mag]
- Bindi Irwin is designing a children's clothing line to honor her deceased father, the Crocodile Hunter. We think a Danielynn Birkhead line to honor her deceased mother might be more up the respective alleys of kids these days, but we're glad someone's trying! [WWD, sub req'd]
- J. Crew is venturing into the world of luxury with their J. Crew Collection, which has items priced upwards of $1000, and their first ever Collection store, opening on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the only place in America with residents douchebaggy enough to drop $1000 on J. Crew. [WWD, sub req'd]
- Michelle Pfeiffer is ditching her traditional red carpet courtesan, Giorgio Armani, for young designers Lela Rose and Jenni Kayne. This is a news event, people. [WWD, sub req'd]
- Paul Smith: Now designing Wedgwood china. Um, okay? [Vogue UK]
- Boston Fashion Week will be held concurrently with New York Fashion Week. Great idea, guys. [Boston Fashion Week]
- Julia Restoin-Roitfeld, daughter of French Vogue editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld, is the new face of denim line Restoration of the Monarchy. Seriously, sometimes we don't even have to think of jokes. [Fashion Week Daily]
Well, J.Crew has sold collection items in select stores and in their catalogs for years now. But will a store be a good thing? One might want to worry...the guy who runs J.Crew used to run the GAP.