Carolina Herrera Won’t Be Confused With Zara; Jean Paul Gaultier Makes Plastic Shoes

JPG's Melissa sandal.

Carolina Herrera on adjusting prices in a tough economy: "We are adjusting. [But] are we going to change it, confuse everyone and do clothes like Zara or H&M? No. This is not Carolina Herrera." [WSJ]

Jean Paul Gaultier collaborated with ecofriendly shoe brand Melissa on a plastic sandal with a four-inch heel. [Racked]

J.Crew is opening its third men's-only store in Manhattan at Madison Avenue and 79th Street in August or September. [WWD]

• Some sweaters from the VPL show were woven together with human hair. [Fashionista]

• Britney Spears is the Candie's Only at Kohl's spokesperson for the second year running. The ad campaign was shot separately by Annie Leibovitz, Terry Richardson, and Mark Seliger. [WWD]

Diane Von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, and Donna Karan all brought their grandchildren to their fall 2010 shows. [WWD]

• The male models at Gary Graham's Saturday show had their eyebrows matted down with a glue stick and their nails manicured to resemble car grease. [T Magazine/NYT]

• The cost of building a rustic-looking set for his Sunday presentation seemed unreasonable, so Billy Reid rented a truck in his Alabama hometown, enlisted friends to help him fill it with fallen leaves and branches, and drove it twenty hours back to Manhattan himself. [NYP]

• Real Housewife Alex McCord and her husband crashed Christian Siriano's after-party at the Eldridge. [NYP]