Kate Does TV, Shades Hit Astronomical Prices
  • Ravaged supermodel Kate Moss, probably realizing that soon even photoshopping and body doubles won't sustain her career, is going to be appearing on a TV show! In England, unforch. British Style Genius will be a BBC series that examines what makes "British fashion so influential." [Mirror]
  • The fashion industry has cottoned on to the fact that there's no limit to the profit margin they can slap on sunglasses. $750 Ray-Ban Wayfarers, anyone? [NYT]
  • Apparently Milla Jovovich (above) didn't get the memo about how to respond to an interview question about plastic surgery. Instead of the standard issue "needles scare me" or "I'm really happy with what God gave me" the Russian-born model/designer says she'd like a neck extension and knee shrinking. [Times UK]
  • Cynthia Rowley provides tips on how to be a fabulous hostess and rattles off favorite artists, like Tom Sachs, Ryan McGinness, Will Cotton, Elizabeth Peyton and Rachel Feinstein. [TONY]
  • WWD has coined a new word! "Delebrities" are celebrities-turned-designers, like LL Cool J for Sears and Kristin Davis for Belk. We're sure it'll catch on! [WWD]
  • Former staffers of the Polo Ralph Lauren stores are claiming they were unfairly compensated and not given proper breaks; it's now a class action suit. It's not the first time Ralph's company has been sued by former employees—there was that racial bias debacle back in the early '00s. [WWD]
  • Vivienne Tam joins DKNY and Mary-Kate and Ashley at strange virtual world Stardoll. [Papierdoll]
  • WWD's Lisa Lockwood blogs about going to Oscar de la Renta's "opulent" apartment to interview him, and shares snippets such as the reason the designer's shows run long: He "feels sorry for the dress that gets cut." [WWDB]