Claudia for YSL, This Year Cash Is King

Claudia Schiffer is the new face of Yves Saint Laurent, succeeding Naomi Campbell. [Vogue]
Beyoncé has tapped Thierry Mugler as "creative adviser" for her upcoming world tour. [WWD]
Another giant American Apparel store opens in Soho this weekend. [Racked]
Forever 21 is opening a 90,000-square-foot store in Times Sq. in 2010, God help us all. [WWD]
A map of all the holiday pop-up shops popping up around town. [Racked]
Your sister-in-law doesn't want another cashmere sweater for Christmas. She'll just take the cash, thanks. [WSJ]