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Naomi Campbell for YSL? Linda Hunt As Simon Doonan?

A YSL campaign does wonders for the temper.Photo: Getty Images

• So long, Kate Moss? Rumor has it Yves Saint Laurent head designer Stefano Pilati has chosen Naomi Campbell as the next bad-girl model for his fall campaign, which she already shot in Paris (or so the story goes). [WWD]

• Simon Doonan hopes an actress like Linda Hunt will play him in the new BBC sitcom series based on his memoir, Nasty: My Family and Other Glamorous Varmints. [NYP]

• The hardest thing for shoe retailers to sell is a “black kitten heel” as women try to look edgy with footwear like Louis Vuitton’s record-setting seven-inch spiked platforms. [Times UK]

• The Chanel mobile art exhibit might look like a haute spaceship in the middle of downtown Hong Kong, but the art inside is pretty special: All works had to be based on the quilted Chanel bag Coco designed in 1955. [IHT]

• Former Valentino and Armani model Camille Alves is launching a line of leather handbags called Muxo. They’re everything she wished she had when she was a jet-setting model. [WWD]

• Kate Moss bought a black cab in London and is driving her friends to the pubs. [Daily Mail]

• The invitation to fashion designer Juliette Longuet’s party at Blue and Cream boasted “many models, socialites, and working girls” would be in attendance. “Page Six” notes “working girls” really means hookers, but the designer probably meant girls with jobs. We hope. [NYP]

• Hilary Alexander dresses a mother of the bride for her daughter’s big day. [Telegraph]

Naomi Campbell for YSL? Linda Hunt As Simon Doonan?