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Gossip Girls to Attend Lorick’s Show; Tim Gunn Calls Miley Cyrus ‘Tarty’

Front row, here they come!Photo: Courtesy of CW

Gossip Girl stars Blake Lively, Taylor Momsen, and Leighton Meester will attend Lorick’s spring show on September 4, although the girls already saw some of the collection since they, like, wear it on the show. [NYO]

• The EcoChic campaign will kick off with a group runway show at the Museum of Natural History, with designs by Donna Karan, Ralph Rucci, Carmen Marc Valvo, and Vena Cava. Lauren Hutton, Alexandra Richards, and Patti Hansen will walk the catwalk. [WWD]

• Japan Fashion Week kicks off next Monday in Tokyo, the “international birthplace for trends.” Several young designers participating are critical of the Tokyo fashion industry, citing an “inconsistent and unpredictable show calendar” and “conservative retailers.” [WWD]

Threeasfour will unveil a five-piece capsule collection of swimwear during their spring 2009 runway show. [WWD]

Karl Lagerfeld is helping with costumes in two upcoming Chanel biopics, Chanel et Stravinsky and Coco Avant Chanel. He’ll personally oversee re-creation of Chanel costumes for the latter, which stars Audrey Tautou. [Fashionologie]

• Tim Gunn on Miley Cyrus: “Miley Cyrus is just a little too tarty, forgive me. I don’t want her to look like she’s going into a convent school, but it’s just a little too much for a 15-year-old. If I didn’t know better, I’d swear she was 25.” [MSNBC]

• Playboy.com has revealed an online men’s style guide with an “all-American” theme. We hope their style tips are better for men than they are for women. [WWD]

• J. Lindeberg, the Stockholm label, will relocate some of their operations to America to focus more on Stateside clientele. [Fashionista]

• Wilhelmina modeling agency, which counts Fergie, Brandy, and Natasha Bedingfield among its star clients, is going public. So get ready to rijigger your portfolio. [Fashionista]

• Rachel Zoe: “I am very pro eating and I am really a Jewish mother at heart. If you ask anyone in my personal life I’m a food pusher. I don’t let people leave my house without eating or taking a goodie bag. I am very in support of healthy women and healthy bodies.” [Thee-Biz.com]

• If you care to see old and new head shots of editors-in-chief that go in the front of fashion magazines, here’s a whole slew of them. [WWD]

Gossip Girls to Attend Lorick’s Show; Tim Gunn Calls Miley Cyrus ‘Tarty’