Rachel's New Site, Kanye's Rumored Line, Thom's Savior

• Not to be outdone by Gwyneth Paltrow and her GOOP newsletter, Rachel Zoe is launching a lifestyle e-newsletter of her own tomorrow. [RachelZoe.com]
• Is Kanye West designing a line for the Gap? That's the rumor. [Cut]
Thom Browne has had a rough time recently, but it looks like that may be all behind him. Japan's Cross Company has taken a stake in his company and plans to help him expand. [Style.com]
• It looks like the fashion set will be dividing its time between the tents in Bryant Park and Milk Studios this coming Fashion Week. [Fashionologie, FWD]
Gisele Bundchen is lending her voice to a new children's cartoon. She'll play Gigi, "a supermodel by day, environmental superhero by night." [Elle]
• Ready for retailers to start Christmas promotions? No? Too bad! [WSJ]
• Related: Retailers have gone discount-crazy, as you may have noticed. [NYT]

Heidi, Michael, Nina, and Tim chat about the upcoming season of Project Runway and Bravo's recent attempts to copy the formula. [Newsweek]
• Related: How is the drama manufactured on Runway? Depriving contestants of sleep is a really good place to start, apparently. [NYT]
Tom Ford's first film, A Single Man, starring Colin Firth and Julianne Moore, will debut at the Venice Film Festival on September 11. [WWD]
• Photos of Lindsay Lohan's much talked-about photo shoot for Elle UK (the one where lots of jewelry mysteriously disappeared) is now online. [DM]
Jennifer Connelly stars in the fall ad campaign for Balenciaga. [Cut]
• Alexander Wang will launch an e-commerce site on Wednesday. [SF]
• Christian Lacroix talks abotu his bankruptcy and "fall from grace." [WSJ]
• Britain's Parliament is considering a ban on Photoshopped ads. [Jezebel]
• Wanna read about Jessica Simpson's new lingerie line? Be our guest. [WWD]
• Naomi Sims, one of the first black supermodels, has died. [NYT]