Around the Web: Where the Wild Things Are
Amid the success of sample sale sites comes TheFairest, which aims todo for the beauty and cosmetics shopping industry what Gilt, ideeli andothers have done for fashion. The site launches tomorrow. [TheFairest]
Temperley London, who had sell-out success in a 2007 collaboration with Target, has announced plans to launch a diffusion line for Spring/Summer 2010. [Elle UK]
Bo, the presidential puppy, wins the prize for Most Stylish Obama this weekend by donning his "I [Heart] Obama" leash as the First Family decamped from Martha's Vineyard. [Huffington Post]
Project Runway alum Chris March is suing Thierry Mugler overcompensation for the work he did on the costumes for singer Beyoncé's currentI AM tour. [The Cut]
Beautiful men in various states of undress are turning up in multiple fashion ads and editorials, leading some to wonder if the age of the "himbo" has returned. [WWD]
Everyone, it seems, is jumping on the matte-polish bandwagon. The latest contenders are Essie and Rock & Republic, who are collaborating on a limited-edition set of jeans and clear, matte-ifying nail lacquer meant to bring your favorite nail shades up to trend. [StyleList]
Lady Gaga's V magazine cover comes in two editions; the pop star looks the same -- it's her stick-on glasses that change. Editor-in-chief Stephan Gan was inspired by childhood memories: "I would cut up paper sunglasses and put them onto celebs' faces on magazine covers. These plastic peel-on and peel-off glasses come in pink and blue and are actually based on the Marc Jacobs ones that came down the runway!" [The Cut]
Oliver Theyskens, the recently departed Nina Ricci designer, will be releasing a book based on his collaboration with Julien Claessens, a fashion photographer who documented backstage scenes. All 186 pages of Olivier Theyskens: The Other Side of the Picture will be published this January. [WWD]
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