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Smythson Names First-Ever Design Director; Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise Stop by the Flea

Photo: Self Service

After 125 years, Smythson has found its first-ever design director in Rory O’Hanlon, who most recently worked at Coach. [WWD]

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise stopped by the Brooklyn Flea on Sunday, and no one bothered them. So we will write about it here. [Page Six/NYP]

Charlotte Casiraghi looks pretty stunning on the covers of Self Service’s fall/winter issue. [Design Scene]

• French President François Hollande and his girlfriend, Valérie Trierweiler, are in New York, and she’s been wearing lots of “down-to-earth, classic” clothing. [WWD]

Kristen Bell stars in Target’s first shoppable video, Falling for You, which will debut online October 2. [FabSugar]

An accessories company named a clutch after Carly Rae Jepsen. [SheFinds]

Marion Cotillard dances around in between photo shoots in Lady Dior’s latest “web documentary.” [Grazia]

Smythson Names First-Ever Design Director