Richie in Miami, "Messy" Marc, and More Stylista Hype
  • The fact that Marc Jacobs is "brazenly gay, has a messy love life and can’t stop posing half-naked in front of people" means that a branch of his store is a perfect fit for Provincetown, Mass, says Mike Albo. [NYT]
  • Heatherette designer Richie Rich's date for the Ed Hardy show in Miami was Madonna's narrowly-escaped baby daddy Dennis Rodman, who "winced" when one of her songs came on. [The Awful Truth]
  • Elle creative director Joe Zee (left), who'll be dashing dreams this fall as a judge on Stylista, says he doesn't care for pushy, entitled interns who announce which celebrity shoots they want to work on. He also confirms—big surprise!—that he hasn't spoken to Nina Garcia since she left. [MediaBistro]
  • Taking a break from globetrotting with Devendra Banhart and dressing up as a Bollywood princess to promote his music, Natalie Portman guest-judges a green-themed task on Project Runway tonight. [NYO]
  • Runway Report, a spin-off of Harper's Bazaar, hits newstands next week. [FWD]
  • For fall/winter Manolo Blahnik is collaborating on shoes with Thakoon, Christopher Kane, Rag and Bone and Alexander Wang. [JCReport]
  • Target's newest partners are Brooklyn accessories duo Hayden-Harnett, who'll be designing a line for spring '09. [WWD]