American Apparel Employee Dies in Factory Accident; Karl Lagerfeld Shoots Florence Welch for Japanese Vogue

Florence Welch, shot by Karl Lagerfeld. Photo: Courtesy of Vogue Japan

• Japanese Vogue has already released the cover of its October issue — Florence Welch shot by Karl Lagerfeld. [Design Scene]

• An employee at an American Apparel factory in Garden Grove, California, was crushed by an industrial knitting machine and died soon after being taken to hospital. [Gawker]

• The Olsen twins on launching The Row without their names on the label: "We didn't want people to know that we were behind it ... We'd learnt so much about building brands and talking to a specific customer. We did it with our faces at the beginning, and we knew we didn't want to do that any more. It's far more fun this way." [Telegraph UK]

• Filipa Fino’s next move: "launch[ing] a new digital proposition that will have the world see fashion as a complement to accessories, as opposed to the conventional other way around." [Racked]

• Nicola Formichetti styled the cover model for the new issue of Japanese Vogue Hommes in a big golden crown of thorns. [Design Scene]

• The tuxedo Kanye West wore to this year’s Costume Institute Gala was the first Tory Burch has ever designed. She’s now working on a collection. [Bazaar Blog]