07 August 2009

9am news: Kanye West turns stylist, plus Harvard University launches its own fashion line

Not content with designing sneakers for Louis Vuitton and interning at Gap, Kanye West has now upped the fashion ante once again. US Elle's creative director Joe Zee has confirmed that Kanye styled a fashion shoot for their October 2009 Personal Style issue. Wonder if Amber Rose will be starring... [Fashionologie]

US designer Michael Kors is having a bit of an identity crisis on the streets of New York: 'Twice now I've had people say, "Marc, excuse me, Marc!" I think since Marc Jacobs and I are both New York fashion designers and our names start with M, people get confused.' U-huh. Or they're just stupid. [Fashion Week Daily]

Meanwhile, the prestigious Harvard University is reportedly launching its own fashion line. The Ivy League establishment has, according to reports, just inked a 10-year deal with clothing manufacturer Wearwolf Group to design a menswear range called Harvard Yard. Place your bets now as to when we'll see it crop up on Gossip Girl... [Perez Hilton]

And finally, Karl Lagerfeld channelled iconic designer Coco Chanel for a recent interview, giving such genius quotes as, 'I was never a feminist because I was never ugly enough for that' and 'I like to charm younger men. This has not changed.' Hmmm... [Refinery29


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