Usher Hints at Clothing Expansion; John McCain Wears Ferragamo; Sex and the City Catfights Already?; China On Your Feet; A Jil Sanders Buyer?

8.1.2008

By Seth Plattner

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First he launched a fragrance, and now Usher is hinting he might do a line of lingerie, sunglasses and other accessories.  All we can do at this point is just disappointingly shake our heads.  [WWD]

John McCain recently rocked a pair of $520 Ferragamo loafers.  And who says Republicans have no style? (Though we might just call this one a fluke.) [HuffPo]

The finely manicured claws are already out: rumors are swirling that there's tension brewing between Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Catrall over the Sex and the City sequel. [Socialite Life]

The upcoming Olympics are just doing wonders for the Chinese economy, and also our wardrobe.  Chinese footwear company Ospop is synonymous with canvas sneakers in the homeland, and now, with the pending games approaching, they are offering their stellar shoe in a rainbow of colors.  And you know how we love rainbows! [Material Interest]

Speaking of those crafty Chinese, word has it a big time eastern investor has put in a bid to acquire Jil Sander from their current owners, Change Capital Partners.  People have been saying for years the Chinese are poised for a take over...perhaps this is their initiative? [DNR]

-- SETH PLATTNER

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