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Lindsay Lohan to D.J. Naomi Campbell’s 38th-Birthday Party

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• Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana will throw Naomi Campbell’s Dolce Vita-themed 38th–birthday party in Cannes on Friday, which Lindsay Lohan will D.J. Perhaps Kanye West was unavailable. [Models Blog]

• According to Italy’s version of 60 Minutes, companies like Dior, Louis Vuitton, Ferragamo, MaxMara, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Bottega Veneta, and Burberry have shady manufacturing practices that involve outsourcing to China. [WWD]

• The company that owns Bill Blass might sell it to pay off a big fat loan. [WWD]

• The Guardian’s Hadley Freeman on Kate Moss’s new Topshop line: “Enough of the hotpants, Mossy. Summer need not be synonymous with cystitis, you know.” [Guardian]

• Reversing a previous order, the Federal Trade Commission will now allow Nine West to set the minimum price its goods can retail for. This undoubtedly affects you greatly. [WWD]

• The Japan Fashion Editor’s Club named Yves Saint Laurent head designer Stefano Pilati Designer of the Year. This also undoubtedly affects you greatly. [British Vogue]

• Giorgio Armani decked out a British soccer team before they head to the finals in Moscow. The designer hopes his suits have the effect of Batman capes. Which begs the question: Why didn’t he just give them capes?! [Style PS/Times UK]

• Whoa, this MoMA bag ($18) is a total knockoff of a Yves Saint Laurent bag ($995)! Art copies art? [Bag Snob]

• The Dover Street Market will feature archive pieces by Comme des Garçons. Unfortunately this takes place in London. Life is so unfair. [Style Bubble]

• Lydia Hearst is in love with Heatherette designer Traver Rains’s brother, helicopter pilot Matt Rains, but he’s about to be deployed to Iraq! What’s Lydia to do? Plan a USO tour, of course. [NYP]

• Daphne Guinness appears to be globe-trotting with married philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy. [NYDN]

Lindsay Lohan to D.J. Naomi Campbell’s 38th-Birthday Party