Aldo Collaborates With Rad Hourani and Julian Louie; French Connection Collaborates With Sears

• Aldo is collaborating with Rad Hourani and Julian Louie on shoe lines. Expect to see black leather styles with square heels in Hourani’s collection, and patchwork ikat wedges in Louie’s. [Style Bubble UK]

• Sears is teaming up with French Connection on a line of clothing called UK Style by French Connection, which will cost about 25 percent less than French Connection’s main line. [WWD]

• Photographer Inez van Lamsweerde wears a fake beard on the cover of The Gentlewoman’s second issue. [Geometric Sleep]

GQ gave the Jersey Shore guys a makeover in “well-tailored gym clothes.” [Page Six/NYP]

Karl Lagerfeld had dinner with Ingrid Sischy and Sandy Brant at the Lion last night, Courtney Love got out of her chair to say hello, and Kim Kardashian had her table moved so she could sit closer to him. [Page Six/NYP]

• Also in Karl news: His solo photography exhibition opens today at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris. [Elle]

• And in fascinating gossip: André Balazs spent Fashion’s Night Out looking for Angela Lindvall, and when he finally found her he complained, "I've been texting you all night!" [Page Six/NYP]

Gucci is partnering with the Recording Academy to restore musical recordings by donating proceeds from the sale of special Grammy-themed products to the foundation. [WWD]