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Tom Ford to Show During London Collections: Men; Brits Stock Up on Madonna’s Shoes

 Victoria Beckham for <em>Glamour</em> magazine.
Victoria Beckham for Glamour magazine. Photo: Glamour

Tom Ford plans to show his men’s collection during London Collections: Men, which will take place in January. No word on who’s invited, or how many non-disclosure acts were ordered. [WWD]

• The Brits can’t get enough of Madonna’s Truth or Dare footwear line. [Vogue UK]

Victoria Beckham covers Glamour’s September issue, which she also guest-edited. [WWD]

Diane Von Furstenberg and Roxy partnered on a 35-piece swimwear collection for next spring. It’s called DVF loves ROXY. [WWD]

Kristen McMenamy stars in an editorial for Love magazine with nylon thread wrapped around her head. She also wears a bra with a bunch of extra padding. Apparently, photographers Mert & Marcus wanted to “throw conventions of beauty to the wind and send fashion frolicking to a wild new frontier.” So, that’s what that looks like. [Fashionista]

• At London’s Business is Great Summit, Stella McCartney said: “At our office we have a joke — if you sit on a chair in the studio you’ll get pregnant. At one time 8/30 members of staff were pregnant but you know it’s part of life, we get on with it. It’s all about achieving balance — otherwise your work will suffer.” [Grazia]

Cindy Crawford fronts the September issue of Tatler. [FashionEtc]

• Condé Nast France is introducing a new semi-annual lifestyle magazine, called Vogue Travel in France, written in Mandarin to appeal to Chinese tourists. The first issue debuts in August. [WWD]

• And now, Mary Katrantzou, who says she and her boyfriend don’t have much time to go out: “Maybe once a month. We always say that we don’t have enough friends and we don’t go out enough, but you have to compromise somewhere. If you’re building a young company and it’s going as fast as this is going and you want to have a really strong relationship then social life gets put to one side.” [Telegraph]

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