World’s Largest Shoe Department Opens; Brad Goreski Embarrassed by Shirtless Photos

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• Selfridges unveiled its new, 35,000-square-foot “shoe gallery” last night. It's the largest shoe department in the world! [WWD]

• Matthew Settle, who plays Taylor Momsen’s dad on Gossip Girl, gave his opinion on the actress’s look: “Her style is obviously a very Debbie Harry kind of thing. She's pushing the envelope.” When asked if he approved of Momsen’s racy outfits, he replied, "I don't know about that. But I'm not her real dad." [Page Six/NYP]

• Brad Goreski on the shirtless photos Terry Richardson snapped of him: "I'm so embarrassed even talking about it. I have never, ever seen myself, and still don’t, as beefcake-y or anything like that. I was a heavy child, so I never saw myself in that way. And I would have never done that shoot with anyone but Terry." [Page Six/NYP]

• Patrick Demarchelier was seen in the lobby of 750 Third Avenue, sparking rumors that he was visiting W’s offices, even though he’s under contract at Vogue. Or he could have just been visiting Vogue’s international editions. [WWD]

Matthew Williamson: “A catwalk show is just how it's done, it's just what you do — it's central to the presentation of a collection. It will be a very brave designer who gives up the catwalk entirely in favor of a digital show." [Vogue UK]

• Jefferson Hack served his guests pot-laced pastries at a dinner for Another magazine last night. [Page Six/NYP]

Louis Vuitton plans to open a 1,600-square-foot fine-jewelry boutique in Paris next year. [WWD]

• Christian Louboutin named a shoe after Blake Lively. [HuffPo]