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Advanced Style Gets Funding for Documentary; Lane Crawford to Partner With J.Crew in China

Cindy Crawford for <em>S Moda</em>.
Cindy Crawford for S Moda. Photo: Alan Gelati/S Moda

Ari Seth Cohen, who runs the street-style blog Advanced Style, raised $35,000 to help him complete the production of a documentary on the well-dressed older ladies of New York City. [Velvet Roper]

• Hong Kong–based chain Lane Crawford will sell a “curated selection” of J.Crew’s clothing, shoes, and accessories starting in October. [WWD]

• Cindy Crawford covers this week’s issue of S Moda wearing Alexander Wang, as photographed by Alan Gelati and styled by Francesca Rinciari. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• Moda Operandi brought in $36 million as part of its latest round of financing, and it plans to expand its in-season offerings this fall, shifting from “pre-commerce” into e-commerce. [BoF]

• Badgley Mischka is previewing its resort collection on Pinterest and will “live-pin” Tuesday’s show. [NYT]

• Some of J.C. Penney’s self-described “frumpy” customers are unhappy that CEO Ron Johnson is trying to “de-frump” the store. [HuffPo]

• Here’s Kelly Cutrone on Janice Dickinson: “Janice is a bitch. You can quote me on that. She’s an erratic, unpredictable bitch. Last time I saw her on TV she was on Dr. Drew’s Celebrity Rehab, so I’m not really going to take her as a credible source against Tyra Banks. If somebody puts you on TV, even if it’s just for a year, you need to be thankful. I mean, what’s her fucking beef with Tyra? I think Janice Dickinson just needs to talk shit about Tyra to get her name in the papers.” [Fashionista]

• Karl Lagerfeld is teaming up with Shu Uemura makeup on a holiday collection. Karl will handle the color selection and packaging, plus he’s already shot the ad campaign. [WWD]

• Of Seth Meyers’s CFDAs outfit, Marc Jacobs said: “I thought Seth was amazing. He was so great. He’s super funny and gave me a real run for my money in that dress. It was definitely the high point in the night. [But] I think I wore it better. I wore it first so that makes it better.” [InStyle]

• British designers like Paul Smith, milliner Stephen Jones, Hussein Chalayan, Giles Deacon, and Matthew Williamson are teaming up with London artists to create nine pieces to commemorate the Olympics, which will be displayed at the Victoria and Albert Museum this summer. [WWD]

Advanced Style’s Movie; Lane Crawford and J.Crew