Kate's Brief Visit, Casualties of the Downturn

The Condé Nast memo concerning budget cuts seems to have failed to make its way to W. Last week Kate Moss arrived in NYC to do a shoot, only to discover it had been canceled and no one had bothered to tell her before she left. So, after stopping to smoke a cigarette outside JFK, she hopped back on another first class flight home, at the cost of $12,000 to the magazine. [Mirror]
The latest casualties of the recession: Holly Dunlap, whose shoe line is no more, Fred Leighton jewelry, which might be going into liquidation, and even, maybe, expensive fashion shows. [NYP, WWD, WWD]
Fashionistas in Moscow are coping with the plunge in the market the way any good Russian would: They're drinking lots of vodka. [stylefile]

We've been trying not to mention the T word, but we give in: Thanks to Twilight, vampire style is everywhere, from Rodarte's gothic slashed dresses to Lancome's new black lip gloss. [NYDN]
Diane von Furstenberg will take a pass on the Botox, thank you very much. [Vogue UK]
It's an age-old problem for hipster parents: Why must strollers be so un-chic? Well, Marc Jacobs has come to the rescue with a limited-edition black Bugaboo, just $1500. [stylelist]
The brutal teachings of Miss J Alexander will soon be available to girls who aren't destined to become Top Model material: He's sold a book, Follow the Model: Miss J's Guide to Unleashing Presence, Poise, and Power, to Simon Spotlight Entertainment. [NYO]