Shoshanna and Charlotte Partner Up
  • Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss and Charlotte Ronson, who have been friends since their Nightingale-Bamford days, are joining forces to create a swimwear/resort line due to hit stores in February. [WWD]
  • Do you ever have moments when you just have to buy a Ralph Lauren outfit and you can't wait to reach a store or the internet? That will never be a problem again now that Polo is launching shopping via cellphone. [Vogue UK]
  • American Express Gold, Platinum and Centurion card holders can buy tickets to two Fashion Week shows. Still available: Betsey Johnson/Dennis Basso and Phillip Lim/Carlos Miele. [AE via FabSugar]
  • The luckiest designers right now are those who happen to already dress Michelle Obama. Would we ever have heard of Maria Pinto otherwise? [NYT]
  • This Saturday, Jessica Alba will present Narciso Rodriguez with a Special Achievement in Fashion honor at the American Latino Media Arts Awards. [WWD]
  • A portion of the profits from a red version of Nanette Lepore's "Unfaithful" shift dress will go to benefit cancer charity Gilda's Club Worldwide. [The Daily]