Matthew Williamson will launch a menswear collection to be sold exclusively at Harrods and Matthew Williamson boutiques. [ELLE]
Model Citizen: Max
British National Party leader Nick Griffin recently appeared on the BBC show Question Time, where he dropped such pearls of wisdom as "a lot of people in this country find the sight of two grown men kissing in public really creepy" and "militant homosexuals don't have the right to teach [homosexuality]."
“People say that things will get better in a few months, but to be honest, I don’t think it will get better for years."
-- the ever optimistic Kenneth Cole to a group of students at FIT
Girogio Armani continues to hint at retirement. "I'm already organizing staff who will continue my work," he says. [Reuters]
Yves Saint Laurent was named as the top-earning deceased celebrity by Forbes. [Yahoo/Forbes]
Like everyone else, Bravo is desperate for Marc Jacobs to do a reality show. [The Cut]
At any moment, Renzo Rosso could announce the new head designer at Margiela...[Fashionolgie]
Diane von Furstenberg got robbed in Madrid. ¡Que mal! [Twitter]
"I’m not one of those people who think it’s brought us to our higher level of consciousness. I just think it’s a colossal bore."
-- Simon Doonan on the not-so-chic recession.
Angelina Jolie is in talks to play Maurizio Gucci's ex-wife Patrizia Reggiano in Ridley Scott's Gucci movie, about the fashion label's extravagant glory days of seventies and eighties. [Vulture]
"I've always worked at not being number one. I've always done my best. But I've never wanted to be the high trend
designer, because there's only one way you can go if you are."
- Paul Smith on the philosophy behind his label.