Christian Louboutin Sent Blake Lively His Whole Spring Collection; Tod’s Gets Green Light on Colosseum After All

Actress Blake Lively and designer Christian Louboutin attend the Christian Louboutin Cocktail party at Barneys New York on November 1, 2011 in New York City.
Blake Lively and Christian Louboutin. Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images

• Tod's got the green light for its Colosseum restoration project after all that fuss. [WWD]

• Christian Louboutin sent Blake Lively his entire spring collection. [PeopleStyleWatch]

• Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Inc. donated $2 million to F.I.T. [WWD]

• Mary Katrantzou unveiled her debut capsule collection for Topshop. [Vogue UK]

• Juicy co-founders Gela Nash-Taylor and Pamela Skaist-Levy gave WWD a preview of their new label, Skaist-Taylor, which shows for the first time on Tuesday. It’ll apparently be full of “cotton T-shirts with cutout backs; coated velvet bootleg pants; fuzzy knit shrugs in shades of orange, blue and gray; lamé dresses, and a ton of fur.” Also, both designers dyed the tips of their hair turquoise to mirror the collection’s color palette. [WWD]

• A reverend in the Bronx has an all-cotton clothing label, called Good of Conscience, which will walk on Thursday in Chinatown church as one of many unofficial shows happening beyond Lincoln Center. [WSJ]

• Alessandra Dell’Acqua will be Les Copains's new designer, starting this Fashion Week. [WWD]

• Michael Kors says, "Ringing the stock-exchange bell at the opening of business on the day of my IPO was so exciting it beat my bar mitzvah." [WSJ]

• Club Monaco has partnered with blogger Tommy Ton to create a women’s messenger bag and a men’s backpack, set to debut this week. [WWD]