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Menswear Prices Dip; Prada Launches Cell Phone

• Menswear prices dipped 0.4 percent in September even though experts thought inflation would drive them up. Shop on, men. [DNR]

• The London Design Museum is opening an exhibit next year dedicated to Hussein Chalayan’s work. Pieces on display will include a dress created from Swarovski crystals and more than 15,000 LED lights called “Airborne” from the spring 2009 collection. [British Vogue]

Heidi Klum is the latest face of milk, and the ad sounds genius: “Posing with a prize-winning milking cow, she wears a traditional Bavarian maid’s outfit and pigtails in the image, which will debut around Halloween.” [British Vogue]

Prada is launching a second cell phone that’s like an iPhone with a slide-out Qwerty keyboard. Get yours for $817. [WWD]

• Téa Leoni’s on the cover of More’s tenth-anniversary issue. She tells the magazine, “The red carpet makes me feel like a bulls–t artist. I don’t hang with anybody who stalks press.” [WWD]

Menswear Prices Dip; Prada Launches Cell Phone