Chanel Hasn’t Cut Back on Cruise Show; Robert Downey Jr.’s Man Purse

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Chanel Cruise 2008. Photo: Getty Images

Chanel's cruise show is safe from economic ruin and will go on in Venice as planned. [Fashionologie]

Diane Von Furstenberg will not launch menswear or childrenswear. [WWD]

• Up-and-coming Danish designer Christian Westphal will costume Franz Ferdinand for the band's world tour. They appear on the cover of the current issue of Germany's Stern magazine, shot by Karl Lagerfeld. [WWD]

• Robert Downey Jr. wore a man purse to the Broadway premiere of God of Carnage that looked like horse saddlebags. Jeremy Irons wore a small murse to a party in L.A. Now you know. [NYDN]

• Don't you hate it when the armpits of your white shirts turn yellow when you wash them? Here's how to get that out. [Fabsugar]