John Galliano Breaks The Hearts Of Southern College Students

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  • On Saturday night, John Galliano, the keynote speaker at Savannah College of Art and Design, called in sick, disappointing the hundreds of students who were probably already sort of disappointed by having to go to fashion school in Georgia for 4 years.

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  • Heart bags, hot pants, and high heels with guns highlighted the Karl Lagerfeld cruise collection at The Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach. More Scarface than Golden Girls.[WWD, 1st item]
  • Jerry Hall is set to auction off the wedding dress she wore when she married Mick Jagger. Who will be the lucky (?) bidder? [UPI]
  • This just in: Agyness Deyn doesn't drink during working hours, flies first class, gets knackered after a photo shoot! Now I've heard everything. [The Independent]
  • Watch every woman in New York City go wild as Bloomingdale's hosts a Sex And The City lingerie party. It's a seven-day marathon with a sweepstakes prize that includes free tickets to the premiere, fingernail scratches all over your face, and your hair extensions being ripped from your skull. Good times! [WWD]
  • Spending money on fake handbags is cheap, both financially and morally. Don't support child labor and tacky fashion statements! [Reuters]
  • Gisele Bundchen is getting sued. A carpenter fell in her apartment. It's not as exciting as it sounds. [United Press International]
  • Australian magazine Russh: Celebrating the human form or shilling kiddie porn? []
  • "Matthew didn't want to be bare-chested on billboards in America," says a spokesperson for Matthew McConaughey, new face of Dolce & Gabbana. Ha ha ha, really? [Daily Mail]
  • Marshall's ups the ante on its shoe department. Um, yes please! Cheap shoes never hurt anyone's feelings. [LA Times]
  • Bob Mackie enables Cher to go through 17 costume changes in Vegas. Delicious! Call me a queen, but Cher without Bob Mackie is like Paris Hilton without a bedazzled dog in her arms. [LA Times]
  • Is the baby doll dress the new burka? H&M opens a female-only store in Saudi Arabia. This is a good thing, right? [Vogue UK]
  • Levi's viral video blows up unexpectedly and everyone gets really excited about it. [Brandweek]
  • "One of the absurdities of modern politics is this obsession with looks or second-guessing how you should look." - Nicole Farhi speaks about being a rebel girl. [Times of London]
  • With the return of Indiana Jones, safari clothes get ready to become cool again. And expensive. And also, redundant. Didn't this trend happen already? [Financial Times]
  • Women are so smart. Anja Mullins designs clothing for those who've had a mastectomy. Watch major designers take her lead and pretty soon, getting a mastectomy will be, the coolest thing ever. [Inventor Spot]
  • Leona Hemsley's designer clothing was auctioned off on Sunday. Highest bid only went for $12,000. Poor thing. [Reuters]
  • Agyness Deyn, once Burberry's darling, gets dropped from the label because, well, they're sick of her face. [Metro]
  • "I reckon it's because she knows that when she smiles, she looks like a chipmunk. Anyway, grinning isn't glamorous." — author Germaine Greer on Posh Spice, and her admirable ability to look good. [The Gaurdian]
  • Liz Jones talks to Sex In The City stylist, Patricia Field, who has an uncanny knack for making Sarah Jessica Parker look like a drag queen and convincing the world that it works. [Daily Mail]
  • Bluefly loves the Hot Tranny Mess that is Christain Siriano. The Project Runway winner is working on a new collection, which makes us wonder if Bluefly will ever NOT be associated with the TV show. That would be a no. [Sassybella]
  • Cindy Crawford, at the persuasion of some children, decided to go green. Phew! [Reuters]

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Ok, the Savannah College of Art & Design is my Fashion Design Alma Mater. It was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. It is one of the top art schools in the country (sorry stupidface) with some of the best professors. That being said, it is a little tougher for us to find good jobs in this already impossible industry, therefore, I don't find the humor in the fashion department having such a big letdown. It really sucked when Karl Lagerfeld did the same thing to my senior class.