loose threads

Alexander McQueen Revamps Website; J. Lo Believes Vogue Misquoted Her Manager

Photo: Helena Rubinstein

Alexander McQueen unveiled a new website complete with expanded e-commerce. Visitors can shop McQueen collections and view runway videos, images, lookbooks, and pre-collections. [WWD]

Jennifer Lopez thinks a few quotes in the profile accompanying her new Vogue cover were taken out of context — namely, her manager’s comments on her failed relationships. [Access Hollywood]

Demi Moore stars in the new ad campaign for makeup label Helena Rubinstein. [Metro UK]

An industry analysis survey by Model Alliance found that most models start working between the ages of 13 and 16; 50 percent of models have been exposed to cocaine on the job; 64 percent have been asked to lose weight; and nearly 30 percent have been sexually harassed. [Model Alliance]

After Susie Bubble accused Topshop on Twitter of copying a design, the retailer removed a dress very reminiscent of recent work by young British designer Yasmin Kianfar. [Telegraph UK]

See behind the scenes as Sarah Jessica Parker, Alice Dellal, and Carine Roitfeld pose for Karl Lagerfeld and Carine’s new book, The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s Classic Revisited. [Fashionologie]

• Styled by June premieres tonight. [Vh1]

Alexa Chung says she applied to Central Saint Martins as a teen but didn’t get in. “So I feel a bit jealous of [design students], like I want to join in,” she says. “I should’ve done this. I’m from a family of designers, so this feels very natural to me. And I veered into TV, but always end up in fashion one way or another. I suppose, even though I didn’t get in to Saint Martins, I managed to leapfrog the process.” [Catwalk Queen]

Elle Macpherson poses in a bikini for the first time in six years for People magazine. [People]

Rebecca Minkoff accepted a minority investment from TSG Consumer Partners. [WWD]

Gallagher’s Paper Collectibles, which sells vintage fashion magazines, books, and prints, reopens today at 12 Mercer Street, after closing in 2008 due to owing rents. [WWD]

New McQueen Website; J. Lo’s Vogue Misquotes