Betsey Johnson Still Wants Diffusion Line; Alexander Wang Parties at the Gas Station


Betsey Johnson repeated what she told us months ago at Paper magazine's 25th-anniversary party this week: "I would die for a collaboration with Target or H&M," she said, "They should call me." Tonight for Fashion's Night Out, she drives between her stores in a pink convertible. [WWD]

• A slew of former Men's Vogue staffers are now writing for The Wall Street Journal's quarterly mag, WSJ, including Mark Rozzo, Taylor Antrim, and Sara James. WSJ's deputy editor, Owen Phillips, worked at Men's Vogue before it closed. [WWD]

• Fashion schools have seen the number of Asian-American students triple over the past decade, owing to the growing number of well-known Asian-American designers like Phillip Lim, Richard Chai, Jason Wu, and Doo-Ri Chung. [WSJ]

• LaToya Jackson explains her decision to wear a black suit with epaulets and rhinestones for her appearance on 20/20, airing tomorrow: "This is what Michael would have liked and worn if he'd been a girl." [NYP]

Alexander Wang's top-secret after-party on Saturday may be held at the Mobil gas station on West 15th Street at Tenth Avenue. Ooh, we hope the male models in attendance playfully spray each other with gasoline, à la Zoolander. [Page Six/NYP]