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Nathan Jenden to Leave DVF; Karlie Kloss Lands Oscar de la Renta Campaign

Nathan Jenden will leave his role as creative director of Diane Von Furstenberg after the fall 2010 show to focus on his own collection, which he launched in 2006. [Elle UK]

Karlie Kloss, the spring 2010 face of Dior and Hermès, landed another huge campaign: Oscar de la Renta. [Modelinia]

Victoria Beckham isn’t in a hurry to create menswear: “I think Tom Ford is doing an incredible job … but it’s not like I can’t wait to do a men’s line. I love women. I’m a real girl’s girl,” she tells Giles Deacon, who interviewed her for the upcoming issue of Love magazine. [WWD]

• The Limelight Marketplace, housed in the location formerly known as the Limelight nightclub, is expected to open in March with retailers such as Hunter’s Boots, Le Sportsac, and Boyd’s of Madison Avenue. [WWD]

• The Olsens are celebrating the launch of their new Olsenboye line for JCPenney with a design contest open to aspiring designers between the ages of 13 and 21. The winner receives a trip to New York to meet the Olsens, a shopping spree at Penney’s, and more. [Nitrolicious]

Cindy Crawford will launch a 40-piece line of jewelry for JCPenney this April named One Kiss. This is her second Penney’s collaboration, following the launch of her home collection, Cindy Crawford Style, last year. [WWD]

• Brigitte Nielsen is back in front of the camera — the 46-year-old model posed for the latest issue of Dansk magazine. [Just Jared]

Chanel Iman on getting started as a D.J.: “I just downloaded a thousand new songs. You have to make the playlist and research how to D … I called up a couple of friends, and we all sat together and selected the songs [for the playlist]. I’m bringing them to the party for cover and backup. So if I have trouble, someone else will jump on the mic and help me out.” [WWD]

• Johnny Weir may have let his backside hang out for a photo shoot featuring a custom Rodarte jumpsuit, and now you can see more of the Rodarte custom Olympic clothes online, sans models. [Moment/NYT]

Nathan Jenden to Leave DVF; Karlie Kloss Lands Oscar de la Renta Campaign