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London F/W: Digital Prints

LFW: Digital print + metallics on day 1

Good news! Two of our favorite trends have got a new lease of life for Autumn! Metallics have got dirty and more natural with pewter and copper replacing bright silver. The Felder Felder collection was apparently inspired by photos of nudes in caves by Ryan McGinley and you can see all the pretty stony colors in the beautiful prints. Jean-Pierre Braganza’s collection had a more industrial feel with moody pewter with metallic-detail patterns and more structured silhouettes. The brighter prints had delicious shots of purple through them and hidden chandeliers. PPQ mixed grown-up monochrome prints with moss green metallics and shiny black pieces and while there were quirky touches – the occasional heart sequin on a check and clusters of gems, tweed, sensible knits and floaty demure Continue reading

Tidbits: Some “Gossip” about People-U-Know

Tidbits: Some "Gossip" about People-U-Know Karl Lagerfeld, who designed Diet Coke bottles distributed in France last year, is designing three more aluminum bottles for the company, which will be available in Europe this April. [WWD]

• While we’re on the subject, Diet Pepsi just released some new “skinny” cans, supposedly in hopes that it will appeal to stylish folks. [Fashionista]

Tommy Hilfiger is holding separate men’s and women’s shows this season. [Page Six/NYP]

Tibi designed a line of stationery printed with illustrations of editors like Italian Elle’s Eva Fontanelli and Teen Vogue’s Jane Keltner deValle. [Catwalk Queen]

• In a commercial for Heidi Klum’s new show, Seriously Funny Kids, Klum gets lectured by a little girl for wearing a shirt with holes in it. [Modelinia]

Teen Vogue has invited a slew of bloggers to the WWDMagic trade show in Las Vegas, including Jane Aldridge of Sea of Shoes and Erica Domesek of P.S. I Made This. The magazine will also be launching their new blogger network, Fashion Click, there. [Fashionista]

Michael Kors: “Initially, my clothes couldn’t be expensive enough. I went from thinking fashion was only the provenance of big-city affluent people, to thinking you could be 14 or 80, live in the city or suburbs, have endless money or a limited budget, and buy something great-looking at the right price for you. The world has changed, and people look and feel better for it … I always say, ‘If you blurred your eyes, would the wealthiest person in the world want to wear it?’ If the answer is no, we don’t make it.” [Fashionologie]

Ryan McGinley shot Annie Lennox’s daughter Tali, Lou Doillon, and Lauren Hutton for Club Monaco’s latest ads. [WWD]

Naomi Campbell won her 2001 lawsuit against British paper The Daily Mirror for publishing photos of her attending a Narcotics Anonymous meeting, but now the decision has been overturned due to new evidence. [Vogue UK]

Louis Vuitton is planning to unveil a new line of men’s leather goods at its men’s show in Paris tomorrow. [WWD]