Alber Elbaz Designs Dress For Minnie Mouse

Minnie Mouse's Designer Dress, Vera Wang's Steep Fee, and Mango's Cuts

  • Minnie Mouse debuted a gown Alber Elbaz designed for her during a runway show at Disneyland Paris this weekend. [Telegraph]

  • Shoppers at Vera Wang's Shanghai boutique should be prepared to spend money even if they don't purchase a dress. Customers at the store will be charged a ¥3,000 fee (approximately $482) to try the designer's work on. [Vogue UK]

  • Kering, the company formerly known as PPR, has acquired France Croco, a luxury tannery which specializes in crocodile skins. [WWD]

  • Nick Wooster's plan for helping JCPenney become America's favorite department store is simple. "I'm going to get in trouble for saying this," he said during WWD's Menswear Retail Summit, "but [we need to] make cute sh*t." [Racked]

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  • Mango has slashed its prices by as much as 20 percent to bring them closer to its fast-fashion competitor Zara. [The Business of Fashion]

  • Hermès has introduced a new bag shape, the Sac Soie Cools, to its iconic lineup. [Elle]

  • Visitors of New York's Museum of Modern Art may find Tilda Swinton sleeping in a glass box. The actress is reviving her 1995 performance art installation "The Maybe" on randomly selected days this month. [Gawker]

  • Paul Turcotte has been appointed president and publisher of The Daily. [Daily Front Row]

  • Nicole Kidman shows off her sexy side in the behind-the-scenes video for Omega's Ladymatic 2013 campaign. [Fashion Foie Gras]
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