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Creative Director of Sonia Rykiel Departs; Crochet Is Back

A Maurie and Eve crocheted-back top.

• Gabrielle Greiss has left her post as creative director of Sonia Rykiel after eighteen months on the job. [British Vogue]

Zac Posen went to Houston recently to stage charity fashion shows and sell some dresses. He said, “It is the highest concentration of market research and inspiration I can find.” [WWD]

• Crocheted clothes are back, but we prefer to pretend they’re not. What say you? [BlackBook]

• A generator went out at Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt’s wedding over the weekend. This caused the ceremony to run torturously long, since some parts had to be re-taped. [NYP]

• Jesus Luz “got straight-up dissed” at the Jeffrey Fashion Cares fashion show he walked in last week. The other male models were talking about him cattily because they are jealous. An insider says, “He has a big, swollen head … Jesus was trying to charge 100K per appearance in Brazil. Friends finally sat him down and told him to get real and to stop thinking he’s the male answer to Gisele, because he isn’t.” [NYDN]

Creative Director of Sonia Rykiel Departs; Crochet Is Back