Erin Wasson Still Talking About Homeless People; Howard Socol Appears at Lim’s Men’s Show

Erin Wasson.

Erin Wasson is still defending those comments she made to Nylon about homeless people a year ago: "I’m not saying let’s glamorize the homeless. It’s not like I’m saying, ‘Oh, God, that’s so inspiring — you got your clothes from a garbage can. When I moved down to Venice Beach, I found these people with this amazing mentality, this gypsy mentality — people that you couldn’t label and put in a box. I got trashed for it. But I still don’t think I’m wrong." [NYT]

• Sources say Jason Wu has been in talks with top fashion-business consultant Robert Burke, so expansion in the house of Wu is expected. [Heard on the Runway/WSJ]

• Ex–Barneys CEO Howard Socol attended Phillip Lim's men's presentation in Chelsea yesterday. Lim is one of the designers Socol is mentoring now that he's not running Barneys — "Thank God," he quips. [Heard on the Runway/WSJ]

Marc by Marc Jacobs publicist Tim Garcia is under house arrest thanks to a criminal investigations into the business activities of his father, Major General Carlos F. Garcia, a former comptroller of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. So he couldn't go out on Fashion's Night Out, and has to wear an ankle monitoring bracelet. "I can’t even wear my knee-high croc boots by Sergio Rossi for the fall," he says. [Daily Beast]

• The video Gareth Pugh is showing at Milk Studios on Monday will simultaneously be streamed online at at 8 p.m. EST. [Fashionologie]