Versace's Costumes For Lady Gaga's Born This Way Ball Tour

Versace Rumored to Design For Gaga's Next Tour; America's Newest Fashion Plates


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  • If the rumors are true, Versace will design Lady Gaga's costumes for her upcoming Born This Way Ball tour. [Vogue UK]

  • Burberry just landed in Chicago, outfitting the largest store on the Magnificent Mile with the brand's signature Burberry plaid. [WWD]

  • Move over Michelle, America has two new fashion plates: Malia and Sasha Obama. [NY Times]

  • Fashion vocab word of the day: showrooming (v), the act of visiting a brick and mortar store, seeing an item you like, then using your phone to find and purchase it at a lower price. [Glamour]

  • Trend forecasters report that consumers are growing weary of fast-fashion brands like Zara, H&M, and Forever 21. [Racked]

  • Joanna Lumley's wardrobe from Absolutely Fabulous raised £15,010 (or $23,786 in the current exchange rate) at a recent auction. The sum was nearly triple what was expected. [Vogue UK]

  • Charles Philip, whose slipper designs are favored by celebrities like Jessica Alba and Rihanna, has filed a lawsuit against The Gap, claiming the retailer has not only copied his designs, but even used a similar name for a collection of shoes selling at an 80 percent discount. [NY Post]

  • Ralph Lauren celebrated its Downton Abbey-inspired Fall collection with a dinner and fashion show at Highclere Castle — the setting of the show itself. Carson, the butler, was, sadly, not present. [Ralph Lauren Facebook]
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