Fashion news: A fashionable law school, Tamara Mellon’s Choo move and Brian Bailey does cosmetics

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Elle Woods comes alive: the Fordham Law School is creating the Fashion Law Institute for law students interested in fashion, design students and designers, the first law school to treat fashion as it’s own field of study. [WWD]

Tamara Mellon is switching roles at Jimmy Choo from founder and president to founder and chief creative officer. Vogue UK writes that “[I]n this new position Mellon will continue to oversee the label’s brand image, including product design, public relations and advertising campaigns. Sandra Choi will continue in her role as creative director with responsibility for product design.” If Mellon and Choi are both continuing to do what they already did, what exactly is this “new role” for Mellon? [Vogue UK]

Canadian fashion designer Brian Bailey has launched a cosmetics line. To create a “fresh-and-natural” look, there is a basic kit that comes in six shades depending on your skin tone. The kit contains a duo foundation, duo blusher, duo eye shadow, lip gloss and eyebrow pencil. [The Star]

Yesterday Tavi Gevinson’s blog, Style Rookie, suddenly got shut down. Google claims that it was “mistakenly taken down by our automated system.” Breathe a sigh of relief, followers–it’s already back up and running. [Fashionista]

The City‘s season premiere is tonight and The Cut caught up with Whitney Port pre-drama. But not really. Here’s what the budding designer has to say about Olivia Palermo: “…as a “journalist” or whatever she is for the magazine, your opinion doesn’t really matter. Your job is to interview someone and then report it, but she made it personal. I think that there’s obviously some level of insecurity on her part, and she’s showing it…Olivia’s one of those people who doesn’t care about anybody but herself. That’s why it’s not so surprising because she doesn’t want to help anybody else out. She’s only out for herself.”  [The Cut]

Anna Sui has teamed up with Leg Resource to create a line of hosiery. If you remember her fall 2010 show, Sui featured rich colours, graphic prints and a bohemian feel, so we’re very excited for the release of the tights collection in August. [Fashion Indie]

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