Quickies: Hedi Slimane officially signed, Lagerfeld graces NYC and more

10.17.2008

By Seth Plattner

Photo: Getty Images

Hedi Slimane (left) has officially signed with Art + Commerce as a photographer. Could this be the end of his career as a designer? Say it ain't so, Hedi, say it ain't so. [Fashionista]

Not that we don't play dress up all year round, but the gays have a special love for Halloween. And given that it's on a Friday this year, we're going all out. Here to help us with our outfits is Screaming Mimi's, NYC's famed vintage store, which has amassed a huge collection of costumes to guarantee we look our best come October 31st. Their NYC store is located at 382 Lafayette street, but for all you out-of-towners, their online boutique is also well stocked. Happy haunting! [Screaming Mimi's]

Attention: Karl Lagerfeld is in New York. The fashion legend has announced he will make an appearance at the opening of Chanel's Mobile Art show. We're already primping and it has us feeling like teenage girls getting ready to attend a taping of American Idol. [WWD]

Prada launches their second cellphone. It's all touchscreen and whatnot, so, hey, if you like the iPhone but just can't live without the label, here's your alternative. [WWD]

(Almost) Open for Business: J.Crew opening another NYC store on Broadway. D&G breaks out their flagship in Beijing. Gucci sets up in Budapest.

-- SETH PLATTNER

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