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Marc Jacobs Casts Models for Fall; Jessica Simpson Does Underwear

Stella TennantPhoto: Patrick McMullan

• Marc Jacobs cast models Stella Tennant and Kirsten Owen for his fall/winter campaign. Posh, we will miss you. [WWD]

• Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, Pierre Bergé, plans to put all the items in the designer’s Left Bank home in Paris up for auction before the end of the year. Speaking of bank, did we mention its contents include rare furniture as well as art by Goya, Mondrian, Matisse, and Léger? [WWD]

• Jessica Simpson is launching a lingerie line. It’s expected to make about $30 million in wholesale its first year. If you manage to believe this at some point today, do let us know how. [WWD]

• After appearing in Donna Karan’s spring campaign, Kate Moss will appear in the designer’s fall campaign, meant to evoke the glamour of the Orient Express. It was shot at Union Station in downtown L.A. [WWD]

• Here’s a look at Francis Ford Coppola and daughter Sofia in the new Louis Vuitton ads. They’re relaxing in a grassy middle-of-nowhere field with an expensive shoulder bag and requisite end tables. [Sassybella]

• Forever 21 plans to open more stores the world over and make those stores bigger than ever before, proving the world’s love of knockoffs just won’t quit. [WWD]

• H&M’s fall collection is inspired by the twenties, forties, and seventies and “the bohemian life of an artist and their eccentric ways of dressing.” How specific! [British Vogue]

• Hadley Freeman on wayfarers: “Many a poem, many a song, many an ode has been written about the human face, but I have yet to read one that suggests it might be improved by the addition of a pair of wonkily shaped plastic glasses in some kind of neon colour.” [Guardian]

• Kate Moss supposedly called Topshop owner Sir Phillip Green to tell him she’d been feeling run-down, so he supposedly flew her out to Majorca for a weekend of pampering. [Models Blog]

• Beth Ostrosky will wear a Marchesa gown when she marries Howard Stern in October. Now we’re jealous.[NYP]

• Ashley Alexandra Dupré wore Gucci sunglasses on a New Jersey beach this weekend, and we’re kind of coveting them. [NYDN]

Marc Jacobs Casts Models for Fall; Jessica Simpson Does Underwear