Bill Clinton Wore a Pink Tie to Evelyn Lauder’s Breast Cancer Luncheon; Vogue’s Meredith Melling Burke Moves to

• Bill Clinton wore a pink tie (aw!) to the annual lunch for Evelyn Lauder’s Breast Cancer Research Foundation yesterday. [WWD]

Heidi Klum is dressing up like a robot superhero for Halloween, and her costume was created by Victoria’s Secret wing designer Martin Izquierdo. [Catwalk Queen]

Vogue senior market editor Meredith Melling Burke has been promoted to fashion market director at, which is a new title. [WWD]

• Fur boots are the best-selling item at Saks Fifth Avenue right now. [NYT]

• Longchamp is partnering with Eres to create some matching bags and bikinis. [WWD]

• Wingtips may seem pretty dressy, but the Times says they were originally made for mucking around in. “They originated in Ireland and Scotland, rough shoes made of double thicknesses of leather to withstand a trudge through the countryside. The perforations went clear through the leather to let water drain, should the wearer have to wade through a stream or one of those famous bogs. They were more or less the Crocs of the 18th century.” [NYT]

• Macy’s is opening holiday gift shops within its stores, and the spaces will range from a few hundred square feet to about 1,500 square feet in the Herald Square flagship. The products include things like false eyelashes and neon digital watches. [WWD]

• Kelly Cutrone clarified the comments she made about her split with assistant Andrew Mukamal. She tweeted, “Time to go on record about Tara Palmeri's Page Six item about [Andrew Mukamal] and I - Andrew has not worked at [People's Revolution] since July — I am not upset about his desire to be on TV — I wish him the best — If I wanted to cut ties sharply or in an aggressive manner with Andrew — I would have done so in July not now — Must have been a slow day over at Page Six." [Fashionologie]

• The Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival, which takes place in the south of France, is looking for emerging designers and photographers to compete for a prize of 15,000 euros. [Vogue UK]