Lindsay Gets Snubbed By Designer; Madonna Considers "Material Girl" Clothing Line

  • Lindsay Lohan was reportedly not invited to the Jill Stuart show: she’s considered a “brand damager.” [NYDN]
  • Bjork and “people have posted an online tribute to Alexander McQueen: “i can’t stop thinking how both fierce and feeble you are.” []
  • Coco Rocha says she’s less in demand now that she’s a Size 4, despite some heavy-hitting gigs this week. [NYDN]
  • “Girls are told they’re not skinny enough, or they hear, ‘She’s old, she’s boring, we’ve had her, she’s not tiny anymore.’ A lot of people don’t take into account the vulnerability of these young girls.” And most models working at the shows today are not “adults or even sort-of adults. They are children. Point closed.” — Coco Rocha, speaking truth to power. [NYTimes]
  • Madonna is reportedly in talks to do a clothing line. Guess that’s the thing to do, given the deal with Ed Hardy never panned out. [WWD]
  • “Names rumored to be under consideration for the collection include Material Girl for the clothing and Truth or Dare for the lingerie and underwear.” [VogueUK]
  • At his show last night, Marc Jacobs used mostly little-known models, including two who were, as rumored, street-cast. The only celebrity in the front row was Crystal Renn, and even André Leon Talley had to stand, because he arrived late. [Fashionologie]
  • ALT made a point of attending 21-year-old autodidact wunderkind Laquan Smith‘s show yesterday. Quoth the Ed-at-XXL, “I’m here to embrace an African-American designer for his debut, because we need that diversity in the fashion world.” [NYDN]
  • Of her show, Donna Karan declared, “The collection was a celebration of New York, its sculptures, the new architecture looking into this millennium. The modern woman traveling from day into evening, living a more complicated life than ever; how she wears her protective armor but also how she wears her true power.” [WSJ]
  • That Chanel ad that Martin Scorsese was seen filming around New York last month turns out to be for a new men’s fragrance. Gaspard Ulliel is the star, but the name hasn’t been revealed. [WWD]
  • Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir says that harassment from PETA played a part in his decision to stay in the Olympic Village, rather than a hotel, during the games. Weir said he was receiving threatening phonecalls at home about his occasional use of fur in his costumes, but denied that he had PETA in mind when he said publicly that he would wear no fur at Vancouver. “Now that Johnny has acquiesced, we wish all the best for him and hope he goes for the gold. We will look at other targets that need to be educated,” said PETA president Ingrid Newkirk, somewhat creepily. [WWD]
  • Abercrombie and Fitch‘s 4th quarter profits have taken a tumble. The prepster emporio hopes overseas expansion will help. [AP]
  • “I almost feel like it’s cheating. You don’t need any athletic talent to do what I do, and I’m on the cover. I feel like I’m the most unskilled SI cover person ever.” — Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover girl Brooklyn Decker, whom we happened upon at the Jill Stuart show yesterday. [WSJ]
  • “The real fun, though, was in the ladies’ room. I walked in and almost straight into Anna Wintour. “Hi, Anna,” I said brightly to Anna’s mirror reflection. Her large eyes in her large head flickered. And with the slightest nod, one that may have been a twitch, she left me standing at the sinks. I admit I felt a bit more than slighted, I was after all, on quite a few covers of her magazine, and the glance she gave me is one I’d give to an expired carton of milk. I am aware my expiration date (as a model) is long past, but a slight acknowledgment that I wasn’t the bathroom attendant would have been nice.” — That “hopeless has-been” Paulina Porizkova, on encountering Anna Wintour at the amfAR gala. [HuffPo]
  • “We are really proud of him. It’s not as if I had anything to do with it but I know that the birthing process is really hard.” — Sarah Jessica Parker on Marios Schwab, who made his debut as the designer of the Halston collection yesterday. Parker was recently announced as the creative director for a new line, Halston Heritage, that will play on the brand’s archives. [WWD]
  • “Women have buyer’s remorse no matter what the economy is doing. That’s why we lie to the husband. ‘Did you buy that?’ ‘Oh no, it was on sale.’ It’s always the same.” — Carolina Herrera, who believes the luxury market is improving, slowly. [WSJ]
  • LOVE‘s naked supermodel cover is now a t-shirt for sale at the Gap. It benefits Haiti. [Vogue UK]
  • France’s ANDAM award for young designers just got an extra 60,000 Euros in its kitty, and the right to call Carine Roitfeld chief judge. Anna Wintour has recently made statements about France lagging behind in its support of emerging designers, and when she was in Paris for the couture, Wintour had a meeting about the situation with French culture minister Christian Estrosi and Roitfeld. [WWD]
  • Oscar de la Renta: watches Pretty Woman the night before his show, orders takeout burgers and fries. [On The Runway]
  • Later this year, M.A.C. and Rodarte will release a limited-edition line of cosmetics in a color that will be revealed at Rodarte’s fall show this afternoon. [WWD]
  • L’Oréal‘s 2009 profit declined by 8.2% on the previous year. [WSJ]
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