American Airlines Lost Miranda Kerr’s Wedding Dress; Barneys Is Overhauling Its Co-op Stores

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• Hearst Magazines chairwoman Cathie Black will replace Joel Klein as the chancellor of New York City schools. [NYT]

• Miranda Kerr wrote on Facebook that American Airlines lost her luggage, which contained her wedding dress. [Racked]

• New Barneys CEO Mark Lee is planning on making some changes to the brand’s Co-op stores. A CEO of a major supplier to Barneys Co-op said, “He will give Co-op a different perspective. They buy a line with their own specific aesthetic and point of view that’s just different from other retailers. It’s very urban and esoteric. It’s worked for a number of years, but sometimes it’s a little too esoteric. Barneys could have a little more feminine perspective.” [WWD]

• David Beckham has reportedly decided not to renew his contract with Armani in favor of launching his own line of underwear. [NYDN]

• Harriet Mays Powell has a new website, TheLookNow.com, which features videos of designer interviews and studio visits as well as images of runway trends. [WWD]

• At a screening of The King’s Speech earlier this week, Rachel Roy helped a guest scrub Champagne off her taffeta dress. The guest told Roy she was afraid of smelling like an alcoholic, and Roy replied "Don't worry, there was a scent by YSL called Champagne. Just say you're wearing that!" [Page Six/NYP]

• Urban Outfitters redesigned their website to look more retro. [Styleite]

Natalia Vodianova has begun filming her new movie Belle du Seigneur, and she was photographed on set riding horseback in an equestrian getup. [Vogue UK]

• Luxury brands like Burberry and Gareth Pugh are getting more comfortable with social networking. [NYT]

• The International Herald Tribune’s Suzy Menkes interviewed Alber Elbaz, and you can see their full discussion on video. [Vogue UK]