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Giorgio Gucci Lost $50,000 Worth of Luggage; Jamie Lee Curtis and Sigourney Weaver Wore the Same Dress on Purpose

Giorgio Gucci lost his luggage while flying to Washington to speak to Congress about counterfeit goods. US Airways is “investigating” the lost bags, which reportedly contained $50,000 worth of vintage Gucci goods that were going to be used in an upcoming documentary about Giorgio’s life. [Page Six/NYP]

Kate Moss gave a rare, on-camera interview to T5M. [Jezebel]

• Jamie Lee Curtis and Sigourney Weaver intentionally wore the same David Meister teal dress to the premiere of their new movie, You Again. [Daily Mail UK]

• J.Crew opened a stand-alone men’s store in Boston, the label’s first outside of New York City. [WWD]

Naomi Campbell’s mother is proud of her daughter: ” … [N]ot just because of modeling but for all the work she does for charity. It all comes from a very genuine place, despite her many mishaps, shall we say.” [Vogue UK]

• Cathy Horyn didn’t think that the Gucci show recalled Marrakesh at all, as Frida Giannini said it was supposed to. “I think it’s pretty tough to evoke North Africa, or the American West, or Paris in the ‘20s, without ending up with a big ball of khaki, or denim, or Lady Brett Ashley resting her head on poor Jake’s shoulder. Fashion just exploits everything, and you wind up with the YouTube version of a pair of Sahara pants.” [On the Runway/NYT]

•On co-writing Blow by Blow: The Story of Isabella Blow with Detmar Blow, Tom Sykes said, “Detmar would send me these enormous unhinged e-mails in the middle of the night … I wondered what I had got myself into, but I realized I’d been privileged to have the job of sitting and staring over his shoulder.” When Blow was asked who should play his late wife in the movie about her (which is in the works), he said, “Rachel Weisz,” but Sykes disagreed: “Well, it would have to be Lady Gaga, wouldn’t it?” [WWD]

•Despite a lot of product-placement deals for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, costume designer Ellen Mirojnick said that she made all the decisions about which labels to feature. “You have to identify the character and then choose the accessories, and not just lay on brands,” she said. [WSJ]

•The Daily Mail’s Liz Jones thinks that women who work in fashion are acting even bitchier than usual. No one would move over for her at the Jaeger show, give her a ride back from Battersea Power Station, or watch her bag at Burberry during London Fashion Week. [Daily Mail UK]

•Moody’s downgraded its credit outlook of the retail sector from “positive” to “stable,” and a spokesman said they didn’t think the holidays would improve anything.

Giorgio Gucci Lost $50,000 Worth of Luggage; Jamie Lee Curtis and Sigourney Weaver Wore the Same Dress on Purpose