Celine to Open New Stores; Taylor Momsen Covers Japanese Nylon


Celine has recently closed numerous stand-alone stores, but plans to roll out at least ten new ones conceptualized by new creative director Pheobe Philo. [Vogue UK]

• Guccio and Alessandro Gucci, great-grandsons of Gucci founder Guccio Gucci, are launching their own handbag line for spring named To Be G. [WWD]

• EBay launched a new shopping site named Fashion Vault that offers free shipping. Sales only last a few days, kind of like Gilt Groupe and Rue La La. [Nitrolicious]

• Taylor Momsen is on the cover of Japanese Nylon's December issue. [Magxone]

Brooklyn Decker: "When I was a kid, I remember telling my mom I was going to be the first woman president, an actor, then a veterinarian on the weekends. I somehow decided to be an uneducated model instead." [NYT]

• The new dance craze, jerking, inspired a new fashion trend, which consists of wearing "skinny jeans, fat gold chains and T-shirts featuring characters like SpongeBob SquarePants and Oscar the Grouch." [NYT]

• Jay-Z refused to be photographed with any models from the Victoria's Secret show last week, saying it was out of respect for Beyoncé. [Page Six/NYP]