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Christian Louboutin Sent Blake Lively His Whole Spring Collection; Tod’s Gets Green Light on Colosseum After All

Blake Lively and Christian Louboutin.
Blake Lively and Christian Louboutin. Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images

• Tod’s got the green light for its Colosseum restoration project after all that fuss. [WWD]

• Christian Louboutin sent Blake Lively his entire spring collection. [PeopleStyleWatch]

• Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Inc. donated $2 million to F.I.T. [WWD]

• Mary Katrantzou unveiled her debut capsule collection for Topshop. [Vogue UK]

• Juicy co-founders Gela Nash-Taylor and Pamela Skaist-Levy gave WWD a preview of their new label, Skaist-Taylor, which shows for the first time on Tuesday. It’ll apparently be full of “cotton T-shirts with cutout backs; coated velvet bootleg pants; fuzzy knit shrugs in shades of orange, blue and gray; lamé dresses, and a ton of fur.” Also, both designers dyed the tips of their hair turquoise to mirror the collection’s color palette. [WWD]

• A reverend in the Bronx has an all-cotton clothing label, called Good of Conscience, which will walk on Thursday in Chinatown church as one of many unofficial shows happening beyond Lincoln Center. [WSJ]

• Alessandra Dell’Acqua will be Les Copains’s new designer, starting this Fashion Week. [WWD]

• Michael Kors says, “Ringing the stock-exchange bell at the opening of business on the day of my IPO was so exciting it beat my bar mitzvah.” [WSJ]

• Club Monaco has partnered with blogger Tommy Ton to create a women’s messenger bag and a men’s backpack, set to debut this week. [WWD]

Lively Got Louboutins; Tod’s Gets Green Light