Giambattista Valli Sounds Off on Ungaro; Tom Binns Collaborates With Puma

Katy Perry.

• Former Emanuel Ungaro ready-to-wear designer Giambattista Valli shares his thoughts on the label's spring 2010 collection: "An actress ought to be an actress, and a fashion designer ought to be a fashion designer. These are their own professions, so everybody ought to concentrate on one thing. I chose, in my life, to be a fashion designer." [FWD]

• Jewelry designer Tom Binns is collaborating with Puma on a line of soccer-themed jewelry and bags. [Nitrolicious]

• When Carla Bruni's official website,, launched on Monday, it crashed because it couldn't handle the traffic. [NYDN]

• On November 16, Barneys unveils its New York holiday windows depicting memorable moments from Saturday Night Live skits, like the Coneheads and Tina Fey dressed as Sarah Palin carrying a crossbow. [WWD]

• Katy Perry wore a Muppet dress by Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. Too bad Lady Gaga did it first. [StyleWatch/People]