>> Why Was Pamela Love at the Topshop Show? — Pamela Love debuts her blackly beautiful jewelry line to British press tonight with a party at Browns department store in Mayfair that's cohosted by Style.com scribe Maya Singer. But the jewelry designer was spotted Saturday sitting second row at Topshop, just behind Tallulah Harlech and Julia Restoin-Roitfeld. Since the show was packed — an editor from Italian Vogue was spotted sitting on the floor because the rows were so crammed — how and why did Love procure a seat? London fashion insiders are already speculating: "It's because she's in talks for a Topshop accessories line. Her name gets thrown around by their designers all the time." Meanwhile, Sir Phillip Green missed the show completely because of timing: it occurred on Yom Kippur.
Kate Moss Caught Between Entertainment Ventures, Now That Simon Fuller Has Acquired Her Modeling Agency Storm
>> Any hope that Sir Phillip Green and Simon Cowell may have had for Kate Moss to act as a judge on one of their shows in development may have just gone down the tubes: Simon Fuller, creator of American Idol, which helped Cowell rise to fame, just took a majority stake of 51 percent in Moss's model agency, Storm.
Fuller has been in talks with Storm's founders, Sarah Doukas and her brother Simon Chambers, for the past year and aims to “help create new joint entertainment platforms for its talent, as well as developing the Storm brand in new and exciting directions.” Doukas hopes the partnership "will provide Storm with the opportunity to work competitively, creatively and on an international level," and Fuller elaborated that the deal will allow them to “push the boundaries, blur the lines and redefine what a model agency should be in this fast moving world, where fashion is playing an increasingly important role in setting and reflecting cultures and tastes.”
LVMH is said to be taking a stake in Edun, the eco label launched by Bono and his wife, Ali Hewson.
Sir Phillip Green wants to open two more Topshops in Manhattan and is currently hunting for the real estate.
Trish Goff modeled Erdem's Resort collection which called up the designer's abstract florals and embroideries.
Suzy Menkes taught Academy of Art University students how to crash fashion shows.