Fashion news: Brian Atwood designs an affordable line, it’s a girl for Georgina Chapman and Christina Hendricks can’t find a dress

Photography by Peter Stigter
Photography by Peter Stigter

“There is no fashion crime, what is bad taste one day becomes good taste the next,” says Jean Paul Gaultier. [Telegraph]

Shoe designer Brian Atwood and Jones Apparel Group have teamed up to create a contemporary footwear and accessories label called B Brian Atwood set to debut in Fall 2011, with prices ranging from US$200 to $500. [WWD] Read our interview with Brian Atwood

Marchesa co-designer Georgina Chapman and her husband Harvey Weinstein have welcomed a baby girl this Sunday, India Pearl Weinstein. Congrats! [The Cut]

Paris-based, Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista replaces Christophe Lemaire as artistic director of Lacoste marking Baptista’s first venture into menswear design. Lemaire left Lacoste in May on to replace Jean Paul Gaultier as creative director at Hermès. [WWD]

Miranda Kerr and her adorable Yorkie puppy Frankie have gotten the 3D treatment for the September issue of Italian Vogue. The Victoria’s Secret Angel-turned-high fashion model was snapped by Steven Meisel. [Jezebel]

(Supposedly) buxom ladies may have ruled the fall runways, but Christina Hendricks still can’t find a dress. “People have been saying some nice, wonderful things about me. Yet not one designer in town will loan me a dress,” says Hendricks. “They only lend out a size 0 or 2. So I’m still struggling for someone to give me a darn dress.” [Racked]

Julianne Moore’s racy ad for Bulgari–in which the Oscar-nominated actress appears wearing nothing but jewels–has been banned in Venice. Bulgari will replace the offending ad with one featuring a fully-clothed Moore. [Huffington Post]

Toronto-based fashion illustrator and blogger Danielle Meder can now count Bloomingdale’s as one of her clients. Meder, the creator of the blog Final Fashion, created a set of paper dolls for the the mix-and-match separates line Pippa for the American department store. [Final Fashion] See more of Meder’s paper dolls

Smackdown at Condé Nast: Candy Pratts Price, the former executive fashion director for and the woman named “Queen of the Internet” by Anna Wintour, has been named creative director for the revamped [Fashionologie]

Move over Rachel Zoe. Mouthy stylist Phillip Bloch, whose clients include Halle Berry, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Salma Hayek, has inked a deal to star in his own reality TV show that will focus on both his professional and philanthropic works. We die. [Racked]

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