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Smiling on ‘Project Runway’ and Crying Over Tom Ford Suits

Craig’s aloofness is a façade!Photo: Getty Images

Project Runway contestant Jillian Lewis wonders if she could have been a bit more personable and smiley on camera. That’s cute. She thinks smiling and fashion go together. [NYDN]

• Daniel Craig has ruined more than 40 bespoke suits by Tom Ford filming the latest James Bond movie Quantum of Solace — and it brings tears to his eyes. [British Vogue]

• Rifat Ozbek’s days may be numbered as the creative director of Pollini. The fashion house’s parent company is reportedly looking for a replacement for Ozbek who has held his current position since 2004. [WWD]

• You might not buy longer skirts, higher collars, or padded-thigh pants anytime soon but eventually designs like this by people like Marc Jacobs, Stefano Pilati, and Nicolas Ghesquière will become viable. [Times]

• Hilary Alexander doesn’t understand why men’s cardigans are flying off the shelves. She writes, “It’s got to be the fags-and-slippers brigade, thought I.” [Telegraph]

• Caravan in Noho is closing. The store will consolidate with its Upper East Side location and clear out merchandise with a 50 to 90 percent off sale Friday and Saturday. [Racked]

• Lindsay Lohan will record her next album in New York over the next few months and says it will have “a very Kylie Minogue vibe, with great beats and dance singles.” Riiiiight. [WWD]

Smiling on ‘Project Runway’ and Crying Over Tom Ford Suits