Kanye Shops at J.Crew; Victoria Beckham’s New Handbag Line Sold Out in an Hour

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• Kanye shopped for shoes at the J.Crew men’s shop in Soho on Tuesday. [Page Six/NYP]

• Rumors about Naomi Campbell’s wedding are still flying around, and it now looks like it’ll be held in Venice. [Fashionologie]

Victoria Beckham’s debut handbag line sold out in less than an hour after debuting on Net-a-Porter. [Catwalk Queen]

• Russell Hammer, the CFO of Crocs, is leaving his position. No word on what this means for the future of plastic shoes. [WWD]

• Jill Martin, a halftime reporter for the Knicks and correspondent for The Insider, is reportedly in talks with MTV execs Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley to develop a fashion-based series centered around Martin’s book I Have Nothing to Wear! [Page Six/NYP]

• Consumers set an online-shopping record last week, spending about $5.5 billion. [WWD]

Michael Bastian has split with longtime licensee Brunello Cucinelli in order to set up an independent company that will manufacture and distribute his menswear collection. Bastian explained, “We reached the point where we realized from a financial standpoint that we could operate on our own. This will give us a lot more control over pricing and sales — and pricing has been the biggest issue in terms of growing the business at retail.” [WWD]

• The Times profiled Audrey Louise Reynolds, one of the fashion world’s most highly respected artisanal fabric dyers. [NYT]

Isaac Mizrahi narrated a production of “Peter & the Wolf” at the Guggenheim. [WWD]