Escada’s Earnings Slide Sharply; Donna Karan Cancels Holiday Party


• Escada's operating earnings dropped 71.1 percent since last year. Guess all that love from Sarah Palin didn't translate to sales. [WWD]

Donna Karan is the latest designer to cancel her holiday party. She's focusing on charity events because, with government agencies cutting budgets, "Nobody else is going to do these things." [WWD]

• Campbell Soup Co. tapped Nicole Miller to create a few pieces inspired by the brand. “I love Andy Warhol and what he did with Campbell’s soup cans. I think that whole thing is so iconic and such a part of American heritage,” Miller says. [WWD]

Heidi Klum on what brings out her sexiness: "I just have to think about my husband. Dressed, undressed, in the shower, wherever. He's always sexy. He always makes me feel sexy. He spreads his sexiness. I'm really lucky!" [British Vogue]

• Here's a pretty stellar look at Victoria Beckham's not-so-stellar fashion past. [Guardian]