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Ella Moss Does Swimwear; Copenhagen Fashion Week Impresses

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• Ella Moss will expand into swimwear, which will retail for $120 to $180 at Barneys, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, and Saks Fifth Avenue. [WWD]

• American Apparel CEO Dov Charney plastered “LOST DOG” signage and billboards all over L.A., for his apparently missing pup named Hedkayce. The pup pictured is also, however, modeling one of AA’s Baby Rib Dog tees. Sounds like a marketing shtick. [Racked]

• The phrase “Stall to Steal” has become a nouveau fashion expression used to describe what happens when items from fashion closets go curiously “missing.” Says Derek Blasberg, “Ask any old fashion assistant, those lowly magazine trolls who work 12-hour days for twenty-something thousand dollars a year, about the ethics associated with accidentally forgetting to return a sample and accidentally taking it home with them, and most will tell you it’s mere income augmentation.” [Style File]

• Some say Copenhagen Fashion Week will become the next Paris or Milan. Others say Copenhagen Fashion Week is trying too hard to become the next Paris or Milan. [Refinery 29]

Cindy Crawford on being a supermodel: “I would never refer to myself as a supermodel. It sounds silly. It sounds like we change into our capes in a telephone booth.” [British Vogue]

• Ooh, here’s a sneak peek at Rachel McAdams on the cover of T magazine’s fall fashion issue. [Moment/NYT]

• Katy Perry, the singer who sings the annoyingly ubiquitous “I Kissed a Girl” song will perform at D&G’s after-party in Milan. [Fashion Week Daily]

Domino’s September issue offers a voyeuristic peek inside the homes of Matthew Williamson, Vanessa Bruno, Sonia Rykiel, Christian Louboutin, and Francisco Costa. [Fashion Week Daily]

• Hearst’s “30 Days of Fashion” marketing program includes sending a 92-page insert to a million subscribers, a Website, contests, concerts, fashion shows, and more. Fashion Rocks needs a little competition after all. [WWD]

Kate Moss is supposedly fighting over her nanny, Mary Davidson, with Mary’s daughter Sadie Frost. Awkward. [British Vogue]

Ella Moss Does Swimwear; Copenhagen Fashion Week Impresses