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CFDA Launches New ‘You Can’t Fake Fashion’ Bag Line; Kellan Lutz Likes Touchy-Feely Fabrics

Doutzen Kroes for <em>Vogue Paris</em>.
Doutzen Kroes for Vogue Paris.

The CFDA and eBay teamed up to make another collection of “You Can’t Fake Fashion” bags. The full line, designed by Diane Von Furstenberg, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and 72 others, will be available online on Tuesday. [SheFinds]

• Twilight star Kellan Lutz explains his unorthodox clothes shopping method: “Growing up, I would go shopping and instead of looking at the colors or brand, I’d go to different stores, find the circular racks and I’d walk around them with my hand out, without looking at the shirts. Once I found one that felt good on my hand, I’d stop to see if I liked it.” [People StyleWatch]

Doutzen Kroes covers the new issue of Vogue Paris, wearing snakeskin, Givenchy’s shark-tooth necklace, and some glittery pants. [Design Scene]

Ralph Rucci plans to expand into several new categories, including sportswear, a secondary line, and maybe a fragrance. “I’ve realized that not everyone can afford a double-faced cashmere suit,” he says. “I want to make other garments that more women can afford.” [FashionEtc]

Here’s Joe Jonas spending more quality time with models, this time Victoria’s Secret girls Chanel Iman and Elsa Hosk. [Modelinia]

Karl Lagerfeld launched a website, Karl.com including a section called “World of Karl.” Visitors can find out where the designer shops, read his quotes, and see pictures. [WWD]

Blogger Leandra Medine styled windows at Saks Fifth Avenue yesterday in celebration of Christian Louboutin’s twentieth anniversary. She used shoes and bags from the designer’s capsule collection, and kept changing clothes herself so she’d fit in the displays. [WWD]

Mark Fast teams up with Jonathan Aston on a hosiery collection. [Catwalk Queen]

See how Chanel’s classic black jacket gets made. [Grazia]

Kate Moss moved from one house to another, and here are some pictures of her furniture being transported. [Telegraph UK]

• Super trendy London boutique Dover Street Market opens in Tokyo. [WSJ]

Carolyn Risoli resigned as president of Marc by Marc Jacobs to take a position as a consultant and special projects manager at the company instead. Liz Frazer, previously senior vice-president and general manager of Marc by Marc Jacobs Accessories, will replace her. [WWD]

New ‘Can’t Fake Fashion’; Lutz Is Touchy-Feely