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Weather Hurts H&M Sales; Kardashians to Design for Bebe

• Sales at H&M stores open for at least a fiscal year dipped 8 percent in September. Many stores were hurt by unusually warm weather. [WWD]

• Costume designer for Tom Ford’s directorial debut A Single Man Arianne Phillips: “[Tom] is the most prepared director I have ever worked with. Tom is an extremely generous and gracious man, who was encouraging, agreeable and allowed me to do my job. We actually collaborated on Colin’s costumes; they were manufactured at the Tom Ford International factory in Italy.” [Grazia UK]

• Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian are designing a spring clothing line for Bebe. People enthuses, “[N]ow, you can dress just like them — without the star budget!” Oh, how did Bebe know? [StyleWatch/People]

• Losee Longboards created three new skateboards plastered with the faces of Ali Stephens, Coco Rocha, and Hannah Holman. [Modelinia]

Noot Seear stars in a Law & Order–inspired editorial for the new issue of Harper’s Bazaar, alongside actors from the show including Jeremy Sisto, Anthony Anderson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Alana De La Garza, Linus Roache, and Sam Waterston. [Harper’s Bazaar]

Weather Hurts H&M Sales; Kardashians to Design for Bebe