Project Runway Auditions; Vuitton, Murakami and Kanye Rock the Brooklyn Museum; Wacky Gigs in Fashion; Borat's Second Coming; Armani Roller Skates; Varvatos at CBGBs

4.7.2008

By Nick Burns

Photo: Getty Images

Auditioning for Project Runway: freak show or fashion show? You decide! [NY Times]

Inside last week's Louis Vuitton/ Murakami event at the Brooklyn Museum. Canal Street's gritty counterfeit markets are recreated inside the museum only the wares on the blankets are real Vuitton and cost their usual price. So, rich people can pretend they visit the Lower East Side. [NY Times]

Working in fashion is stranger than fiction— Ugly Betty and Devil Wears Prada just scratch the surface. But if you want to work in fashion, here are some low rung jobs that might suit your resume—or not. iPod Nanny? Dress Namer? Pecil Pusher? Send in your application now! [Independent]

Is Sasha Baron Cohen working on a new film as his alter ego, Bruno, a gay Austrian fashion journalist? The rumor mill says it could be out as soon as October. [Variety via Fashionista]

Would you pay $425 for a pair of Emporio Armani roller skates? Only if they could guarantee that I didn't fall on my ass. [Fashionista]

Take a video tour of John Varvatos' newest store that used to be Manhattan's legendary punk haven CBGB's.  [NY Mag]

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