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Halston to Relaunch Menswear; +J Hits Uniqlo Today

Halston is relaunching menswear with luxury and heritage lines. These lines will be managed by Neema Clothing and designed by Studio Mauro Ravizza Kreiger in Italy, unlike the label’s womenswear, which is made in-house. [WWD]

• The new +J for Uniqlo collection drops today. [Racked]

Chanel released more images from the spring 2010 campaign Karl Lagerfeld shot in Argentina. Baptiste Giabiconi and Freja Beha star. [Design Scene]

Diane Von Furstenberg will design twenty rooms and suites for Claridge’s in London. [WWD]

Diane Von Furstenberg will also release an album on March 8, featuring her favorite songs by women artists, to celebrate International Women’s Day. [My Fashion Life]

Carla Bruni ordered three more dresses from Roland Mouret after wearing his gown to the French state dinner on Tuesday night. [Telegraph UK]

• JCPenney will air its first advertisement for Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s Olsenboye line during the Oscars. [WWD]

• Richie Rich plans to design something “fun and outrageous and Vegas-style” for Pamela Anderson to wear on the new season of Dancing With the Stars. [NYDN]

Halston to Relaunch Menswear; +J Hits Uniqlo Today