Anne Hates on Nina, Georgina Chapman Branches Out

Did you expect Anne Slowey to play down the reported feud between herself and Nina Garcia? Au contraire: "I'm not even really conscious of the fact that, oh yeah, she used to work at Elle," bitches Slowey. [NYO]
Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman has joined old-school jeweler Garrard as a guest designer. Good to know she's feeding the joint account now that husband Harvey's career isn't exactly on fire. On a related note, Marchesa's having a sample sale this week. [WWD, Teen Vogue]
Kate Moss's transition from elusive to overexposed is officially complete, as she provides interview answers that miraculously manage to be even more mundane than the questions. Her "fail-safe party item," you'll be scintillated to hear, is a "little black dress." [Times UK]

Nicholas Ghesquière's new collection for Balenciaga is a slinky combination of latex jackets and tube dresses: "Although it's not seen that way, latex is, in fact, very noble because it comes from trees. It's a natural texture." [Independent]
Vintage jewelry is making a comeback, and designers such as Tom Binns—whose necklace Michelle Obama wore to a Vogue party—are spearheading the trend by reconstructing antique pieces. [Daily Mail]
From Netjets to Netflix: A few ways in which fashionistas are becoming recessionistas. [Wow]
Worst-Dressed List pioneer and the man to whom everyone from Joan Rivers to the Fug Girls is indebted, Richard Blackwell, has died at the age of 86. [NYT]