Sean Connery’s New Louis Vuitton Ad; Aquascutum Probably for Sale

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• Sean Connery stars in a new Louis Vuitton ad shot by Annie Leibovitz near Connery's home in the Bahamas. That beach is enough to sell us without Sean. [WWD]

• Looks like Japanese company Renown Inc. is about to sell Aquascutum. [WWD]

Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquière will design sci-fi costumes for a play at the Guggenheim Theatre later this month. Screw the opera! [Fashion Week Daily]

• OMG Jessica Stam's purple apartment is so freaking pretty. See pictures here. [Jezebel]

• Yet another critic laments the saggy-crotched pant trend that permeated the spring 2009 collections. [Times UK]