Yves St. Laurent’s Apartment for Sale; Louboutins Called Uncomfortable

Riley Keough in Loubs and Thakoon for Gap at the Met Gala. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

• Pierre Bergé just put his late partner Yves Saint Laurent's Paris apartment on the market for $30.5 million. [Vogue UK]

• Christian Louboutin on the Met Gala: "There were a lot of women wearing my shoes. And some of them came up to me and told me they were uncomfortable!” [FN/WWD]

• Harrods owner Mohamed Al-Fayed has brokered a deal to sell the British department store to Qatar Holding for $2.2 billion. [Fashionista]

Anna Sui is collaborating with Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton, Steven Meisel, and musician Jack White on a book about her career. [WWD]

• While Michelle Obama’s fashion choices have put some relatively unknown designers on the nation’s radar, the extra attention doesn’t always lead to increased sales. [NYT]

• Alexandra Vidal, who dressed Leighton Meester on Gossip Girl, just got picked up by Bergdorf Goodman and will have a trunk show there this week. [Page Six/NYP]

• After walking in eighteen shows at Australian Fashion Week and landing the cover of next month’s Australian Vogue, Samantha Harris seems poised to become the first Aboriginal supermodel. []Independent UK]

Tom Ford will open stores in Shanghai and Hong Kong this summer. [WWD]