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Dunzo: Theory’s Premise Line; Glimpse Jonathan Saunders’s Target Line

Get yours free September 6!Photo: Courtesy of YSL

• Theory’s better-priced Premise collection is dunzo. The fall ‘08 collection will be its last. [WWD]

• Here’s a peek at a dress from Jonathan Saunders new Target Go! International program. As Nina Garcia might say, we want to see more. [Forbes]

• Tennis is growing in popularity more than any other sport, so brands like Polo Ralph Lauren and Lacoste are selling lots more tennis clothes. [WWD]

Yves Saint Laurent will hand out thousands of free, limited-edition cotton tote bags designed by Stefano Pilati starting September 6 in “key fashion cities” like New York. Normally, they just hand out catalogues, but now we get a free bag. Yay! [WWD]

• The CW Network has bumped the premiere date of Stylista up one week to October 22, so rearrange your life now before you forget (as if you would). [CW Blog/CW]

• Mark Ronson will return as the D.J. for Charlotte Ronson’s spring 2009 show this season, following sister Samantha’s turn at the tables for the past few seasons. Maybe she just couldn’t steal away from LiLo. [Fashion Week Daily]

Sonia Rykiel has enlisted daughter Nathalie Rykiel as well as Karl Lagerfeld, Donna Karan, and Jean Paul Gaultier to design an outfit in the “spirit of Rykiel” in celebration of the brand on its 40th anniversary. [WWD]

• Did you know Diesel has a radio station? Well, they do! Since more than a million people tuned in for its first month on air, it’ll run for a whole other month. [British Vogue]

• Newly engaged Adriana Lima’s dating advice for men: “Be yourself. And don’t talk about yourself too much. That’s not sexy. Don’t tell me about your [private] jet. I’m not interested.” [NYDN]

• Shirtless-male-model time! Up-and-coming male models Tomasz and Gustaf heat up the Paul and Joe fall/winter campaign. [Models.com]

America’s Next Top Model spoiler alert! Click the link if you want to know who is rumored to go next week, but we will tell you she supposedly gets cut because the judges don’t like her personality. How ironic. [Top Model Gossip]

Dunzo: Theory’s Premise Line; Glimpse Jonathan Saunders’s Target Line