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Daffy’s Files for Bankruptcy; Whitney Port Would Like You to Pay for Her Fashion Show

Kelly Mittendorf for one of <em>i-D</em>'s
Kelly Mittendorf for one of i-D’s “Just Kids Issue” covers. Photo: Terry Richardson/i-D

• Daffy’s officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday night. Most stores will be closed by October. [WWD]

Whitney Port is asking for $50,000 through crowd-funding site Indiegogo to pay for her September show at New York Fashion Week. [Jezebel

• i-D magazine’s “Just Kids Issue” features 18-year-old Kelly Mittendorf, 19-year-old Charlotte Free, and 19-year-old Cara Delevingne on its various covers. Odd, considering they’re practically ancient for the modeling industry. [Fashionista]

• Kanye West gave some advice to CEO of the Fancy, Joe Einhorn, “who looks up to Kanye the way most tech folks idolize Steve Jobs.” Apparently it’s all about building “social, mobile, swag.” [BetaBeat]

Diane von Furstenberg is keeping a photo diary of her trip to the London Olympics for Vogue. [Vogue]

• Pat Field talked about opening a store on NYU’s campus back in 1966 for the Archive of American Television. [Racked]

Merethe Hopland wears Prada on the cover of Elle Mexico. [FashionGoneRogue]

Isaac Mizrahi will release his first fragrance, called Fabulous, in November. [WWD]

Daffy’s Bankrupt; Whitney Port’s Show