American Apparel Profits; Nicole Richie Releases Images of Fashion Line

Nicole Richie fashions.

• American Apparel made a $4.2 million profit in the third quarter. [WWD]

• Ex–Gianfranco Ferré and –Nina Ricci designer Lars Nilsson plans to launch a menswear line named Mr. Nils with the Italian menswear manufacturer Mabro. It will debut at the Italian menswear shows in January. [WWD]

• Nicole Richie released photos of her entire Winter Kate line. [NicoleRichie/Celebuzz]

Karl Lagerfeld shot Anja Rubik for the upcoming spring Fendi campaign. [Style File/]

• Part two of Yves Saint Laurent's partner Pierre Bergé's epic art auction will take place from November 17 through 20 at Christie's in Paris. It's expected to fetch $6 million, which will all go toward HIV research and the fight against AIDS. [WWD]