Alleged Sexter Brett Favre Might Lose His Denim Endorsement Deal

  • Brett Favre‘s unsolicited-penis-picture-sending ways might cost him his endorsement deal with Wrangler. The company wouldn’t comment on the athlete’s future with the brand, but said it was following the story, “like everyone else.” [WWD]
  • Christian Louboutin: “My interest in shoes came from showgirls. Apart from feathers, there is nothing else to the outfit than their shoes. I thought about being a shoe designer when I was about 12 years old, but it wasn’t until I was in my mid-teens that I realized it could be my real job.” This is a less entertaining shoes-and-showgirls quote than that time he told everyone that Folies Bergère dancers taught him to put raw veal carpaccio in shoes to make them more comfortable. [Vogue UK]
  • The rescued Chilean miners are all wearing donated $450 Oakley sunglasses. [Telegraph]
  • Matthew Williamson has announced he will be doing a lower-priced diffusion line under license. His collections for H&M and the U.K. retailer Debenhams sold extremely well, but don’t expect those prices: a dress from Muse by Matthew Williamson will start at around $474. [WWD]
  • Julianne Moore — last seen frolicking nude with lion cubs for Bulgari — will be the spring face of Talbots. The chain retailer is desperate to improve its image, and the company praises Moore as an “effortless, natural” beauty. [StyleList]
  • Speaking of mid-market brands repositioning themselves, Heidi Klum is returning as the face of Ann Taylor‘s holiday campaign, the same Ann Taylor campaign she fronted last season. [P6]
  • Chanel donated its world-traveling, Zaha Hadid-designed Mobile Art Pavilion to the Arab World Institute museum in Paris. [WWD]
  • H&M has released another teaser video for its Lanvin collaboration, which will be unveiled on November 2. All the clothing is pixellated, but models Natasha Poly and Bruno Kladar talk about the collection, and you can see Alber Elbaz finessing things at the campaign shoot. [YouTube]
  • Sadly, that Alexander Wang for Nike collaboration that was rumored will not take place — the two companies were in serious discussions about a line, but they failed to reach an agreement. [WWD]
  • Clinton Kelly from What Not To Wear won’t be picking up the new issue of W: “Any time I see a magazine with any Kardashian on it, I want to throw gasoline on it and light a fire.” [P6]
  • For its 40th anniversary, Germany’s Zeit Magazin photographed Claudia Schiffer for its cover in a variety of different guises, such as a hippie, a protester, a “prep,” and a “grunger.” A few months ago, German magazine Stern Fotografie celebrated its 60th anniversary with multiple Claudia covers where she appeared as various different kinds of women — is there literally no other magazine idea in Germany right now? [Fashionologie]
  • When Forever 21 opened its first store in India late last month, people flocked to it. Fast fashion chains have been expanding in India aggressively, with Zara and others recently opening stores. Gap also made a preliminary visit. [WWD]
  • The hair stylist who dyed the models’ brows at this season’s Marc Jacobs and Rodarte shows says of brow-bleaching “I definitely do NOT recommend doing this at home!” Also, if you ask to do it in her salon, she makes you sign a waiver. Sounds…awesome. [Fashionista]
  • Mario Grauso and his wife of 18 years, Anne, have split up. Mario Grauso, who was the president of Puig Fashion Group until last June, is the president of Vera Wang. [P6]
  • Pricey Los Angeles vintage store Decades Two now has a website that permits online sales. [Official Site]
  • Another period of great results for Burberry: the British luxury brand posted a year-on-year revenue increase of 21.6% during the first six months of this year. [WWD]
  • Levi’s net sales grew 6.7% year-on-year during the third quarter, but net income dropped by 30.8%. The quarter saw the introduction of Levi’s new women’s sizing system, which takes into consideration the size of your ass as well as the measurement of your waist. [WWD]
  • There’s a rumor that L’Oréal might buy Avon. [WWD]
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