Dim Holiday Shopping Season Ahead; Naomi and Jourdan Walk Together

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• Retail stocks benefited from gains on Wall Street yesterday, ameliorating Wednesday's losses. Still, it's "extremely hard for retailers to get credit," and shoppers probably won't spend much during the holiday season. [DNR News]

Rock & Republic will open in Soho next spring joining, like, 500 other jeans companies in that neighborhood. [Shophound]

Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn closed Issa's show in London together yesterday. Two models are better than one. [British Vogue]

• Simon Doonan and his longtime partner, Jonathan Adler, are currently honeymooning after marrying yesterday in San Francisco. Awwww. [Fashionologie]

Betsey Johnson: "I don’t use an iPod. I threw three of them out the window and don’t have one now. It’s a shame. Maybe in my next life I’ll use one." [Racked]