Winslet to Play Westwood, Whitney's New Line

Whitney Port's clothing line is now available! Needless to say, it's overpriced and underdesigned. [FabSugar]
A juicy bit of gossip from Vivienne Westwood's Paris show last night: Kate Winslet is in the running to play the legendary designer in a Universal Pictures biopic. [SassyBella]
Polygamist bouffants are now très chic, if we're to believe W and Vogue, which have the bizarre hairstyles on Linda Evangelista and Isabeli Fontana, respectively. But what's Tim Gunn going to say? [NYO]

Shalom Harlow has been replaced as the face of Tiffany by Romanian-born ex-of-Pete Doherty, Irina Lazareanu. [The Pipeline]
A small fashion company in Georgia, I Will Not Lose, is suing Jay-Z's Rocawear for copyright infringement over its use of the same slogan as a tagline. [The Cut]
Backstage at fashion shows, says Guy Trebay, is "a theater as fascinating as any spectacle on any runway," where he finds evidence that the need for "escapist silliness" is greater than ever in these tough times. [NYT]
Not surprisingly, Madison Avenue boutiques are expecting lean times as local customers have less to spend and fewer Europeans come over due to the weakening Euro. [WWD]