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Tavi Plagued With Too Many Clothes; M.I.A. to Perform at Alex Wang’s Party?

• Tavi’s closet can’t hold her clothes anymore. “I recently switched with my dad. I now have half a wall of my parents’ room and half of their walk-in. And it still overflows.” [Opening Ceremony]

• M.I.A. is rumored to be performing at Alexander Wang’s after-party. [Fashionologie]

Kate Moss appears on Bryan Ferry’s new album cover, inspired by the Édouard Manet painting Olympia. Ferry says of the shoot: “The designer, Gideon Ponte, built a glamorous set with the finest linen and the perfect bed. Shoes and dresses were flown in from Paris, jewellery escorted by security guards, flowers were everywhere and we had a supporting cast of thousands.” [Vogue UK]

• Anna Wintour said Naomi Campbell was “on time, professional and a joy to work with” at Vogue’s Fashon’s Night Out show this week, despite reports that the model was difficult. [Page Six/NYP]

Heidi Klum has been named artistic director of Coty’s European makeup brand, Astor. [WWD]

• Bono and Ali Hewson’s line, Edun, will now be produced in China instead of Africa. Retailers were complaining about late shipments and poor fit, and Hewson admitted “We focused too much on the mission in the beginning. It’s the clothes, it’s the product. It’s a fashion company. That needs to be first and foremost. The aesthetic we always knew would be important … but we didn’t realize how difficult it was going to be to achieve quality.” [WSJ]

• Megan Fox shows off her abs in a teaser video for Emporio Armani’s latest underwear ads. [StyleList]

Jason Wu spent a long time perfecting his new Miss Wu owl logo. “It was important to me to have the perfect O in my label, and when we drew Miss Wu’s eyes they were just like the O … It’s a very fashion thing to do to stay up all night, just like Miss Wu.” [WSJ]

• This October marks Elle’s 25th birthday, and the magazine is celebrating by rolling out four different covers starring 25-year-olds Amanda Seyfried, Lauren Conrad, Gabourey Sidibe, and Megan Fox. [Fashion Indie]

• Devendra Banhart will star in Oliver Peoples’s fall campaign. [WWD]

• Gilt Groupe is launching a men’s fashion blog called GILT MANual: The Daily Guide to Permanent Style. [WWD]

Tavi Plagued With Too Many Clothes; M.I.A. to Perform at Alex Wang’s Party?