Fall Looks, Glossies Skip the Recession
  • The Times' Cathy Horyn surveys fall's clothes, and leaves the reader feeling like a second mortgage will be necessary. Thakoon sequin dress for $4,900, anyone? [NYT]
  • Are glossy mags taking readers' reduced spending power into account? Well, some are sorta paying lip service to it, but not Elle or W. [Slate]
  • Anna Sui has designed a T-shirt emblazoned with "Save the Garment Center" and the email addresses of important city officials on the back, to raise awareness of the shrinking size of the fashion district. [WWD]
  • If you hover long enough next to the object of your desire, you might just get it for free: WE web show She Got Game is sending James Aguiar to stores to pounce upon shoppers, who'll get the chance to win whatever they were browsing for. [style file]
  • Fashion good deeds: DKNY will be selling a necklace in collaboration with Dog-Eared jewelry to benefit City Harvest, whose trucks will be painted with colors from DKNY's fall line. [WWD]