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The Jackson 5 Is Launching Their Own Fashion Label; Siri Tollerød Wore Gold Leaf on Her Face

• Johanna Cox, who won a job at Elle through the reality show Stylista, has left the magazine. She wrote on her personal blog, “Once you’ve been at the game for a while and you begin to recognize that the tone is never pleasant, the mistake wasn’t yours, and that that senior person seems to spend most of their time undermining others, screaming at other people’s children, and reminding the junior staff they’re not allowed to sit in meetings when there are more than enough empty chairs, well, at that point, you have to make a decision.” [Jezebel]

Siri Tollerød’s face was covered in gold foil for the cover of Italian Vogue’s latest jewelry supplement. [Design Scene]

• Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Randy Jackson, along with the estate of the late Michael Jackson, are launching a clothing line called the J5 Collection. [WWD]

• Hedi Slimane shot Freja Beha with mushroom hair and no shirt on for the November issue of French Vogue. [Design Scene]

• Tim Gunn is guest-hosting five episodes of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?. [Jezebel]

• Carla Bruni-Sarkozy was asked to interview Jean Paul Gaultier in a documentary about the designer. [WWD]

Vivienne Westwood is redesigning the Brit Awards trophy. The statuette, which is traditionally silver, will be revamped to include colors and feature draping. [Vogue UK]

• Mario Testino reportedly agreed to give a print of Isabella Blow to a show at Anthropologie at Rockefeller Plaza to celebrate a book signing for Blow by Blow, and then backed out of the deal. [Page Six/NYP]

The Wall Street Journal recommends cultivating an air of eccentricity by wearing pajamas in public. [WSJ]

• Swarovski plans to debut a collection of sunglasses and a line of men’s jewelry in January or February of next year. [WWD]

• Christian Louboutin just confirmed that he’s opening eleven more stores. [Vogue UK]

The Jackson 5 Is Launching Their Own Fashion Label; Siri Tollerød Wore Gold Leaf on Her Face