If you were excited about seeing Lindsay Lohan in Marc Ecko's new campaign, well, too bad: the label used a model for a body double and 'Shopped on Lindsay's face. But who is the masked girl? [Daily Mail]
If you are a celebrity looking to distill your smelly essence into a trademarked blend of volatile organic compounds and sell it for a disgusting profit, be like Mary J. Blige. In six hours, Blige moved 60,000 units. [People]
Essence editor Angela Burt Murray says the uproar about the hiring of Elianna Placas, a white woman, as fashion director is baseless. Placas, a frequent freelancer, was chosen for "her creativity, vision, [and] the positive reader response to her work."
Pictures of the new Kate MossTopshop collection are out — and they prominently display the supermodel's breasts, which she just recently up and grew, like she's some kind of experimental woman built by science, or something. [Telegraph]
"I'm not a designer," says Emma Watson. "If someone asked me to do something that was beneficial to a cause, then maybe I'd consider it, but not just ‘Look at me! I've got my own line!'" And as for perfume:
Victoria Beckham reportedly owns 100 Birkins, with a $2 million value. Although Posh's penchant for the carryalls isn't in question, we do nonetheless note this story has two pictures of her holding Kellys. [Daily Mail]
Valentino ex-chairman Matteo Marzotti has bought the house of Vionnet. Madeleine Vionnet invented the bias cut in 1922, making John Galliano's life immeasurably easier. Let's hope this revival is more Balenciaga and less Halston. [WWD]