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Moschino Opens in New York; Naomi Campbell Awaits Charges

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Moschino is opening its first New York flagship in the meatpacking district, in what used to be the Quality Meats building on 14th Street. [WWD]

Naomi Campbell will return to London at the end of the month to find out if she’ll be charged for her reportedly violent outburst over a lost bag on that British Airways flight in April. [WWD]

• If you want to buy Bill Blass when NexCen sells it, you better get in line with all these other potential bidders. Oddly the Lord & Taylor owner, who has invested in Blass designer Peter Som, isn’t interested. [WWD]

• Fashion houses really hope France relaxes rules on its 35-hour workweek so their staffs can work around the clock during Fashion Weeks. You know, sometimes we wish people appreciated how good they have it. [WWD]

• Here’s another really long Marc Jacobs profile. He says he’ll use models instead of Victoria Beckham in his next campaign. He also says: “Everybody who says they do everything themselves is just exaggerating. Doing things by yourself is well, it’s masturbation. It’s not nearly as exciting as doing it with somebody else!” [Independent]

• A woman approached Christian Louboutin at Vanity Fair’s Cannes party and told him his shoes were killing her and he should make them more comfortable. Ballsy. [NYDN]

• Naomi Campbell was spotted cuddling with two different men in Cannes. We hope she got her cootie shots. [Daily Mail]

• Naomi Campbell also danced so energetically at her 38th-birthday party her weave went astray, revealing a “bald patch.” Yes, this is news. [Daily Mail]

• Hermès sold its first custom-designed chopper to Falcon Aviation Services based in — where else? — the United Arab Emirates. [WWD]

• Party favors for CFDA Awards nominees include a book filled with pictures of Raquel Zimmermann wearing designs by all nominees. [WWD]

• Leonardo DiCaprio looked irritated at the opening of Dune in the Hamptons over the weekend since too many model-like girls were all over him. Tragedy. [NYP]

Moschino Opens in New York; Naomi Campbell Awaits Charges