Fashion news: Coco and the Kaiser for Coke, Hermès does jewels with Pierre Hardy and ALT not coming to Toronto any time soon

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You finally have your chance to share a drink with the Kaiser: Karl Lagerfeld has designed a limited-edition bottle for Coca-Cola Light (Europe’s equivalent to our Diet Coke) complete with his own high-collar silhouette.  [Styleite]

Yet another -ista term is making the rounds: kitchenista. The New York Post talks to a group of fashion lovers who are dealing with Manhattan’s cramped closet conditions by filling fridges and ovens full of shoes and clothes. One asked her superintendent to turn of the gas in her over so she didn’t accidentally bake her wardrobe. [NYP]

Vogue‘s most visible caftan wearer, André Leon Talley, told the Globe & Mail that he would never make it to Toronto Fashion Week:

“I’m too busy. I just would never be able to. My schedule just can’t permit it.”

But then Jeremy Laing, Erdem and Mark Fast show in New York and London to get the audience they need.

Well, then that’s what they have to do.

Well. That’s that then. [Globe & Mail]

Hermès and Pierre Hardy have teamed up to launch a high-end jewellery line. Pieces are inspired by Hermès’ equestrian roots, with price tags from $23,675 to $880,000. [WWD].

Audi is making a bid for their own foothold in the fashion world. The car company recently enlisted DJ Harley Viera-Newton (Dior’s house DJ) to perform at 2010 New York Auto Show, is hosting the Audi Fashion Festival in Singapore later this month, and recently naming Justin Timberlake  as the Audi Brand Ambassador. Plus they’ve hosted Toronto label Greta Constantine‘s shows for the past two seasons. [Racked]

Stefano Tonchi was scheduled to go on trial last Friday in Beverly Hills for a DUI, but after a year of delays, the soon-to-be W editor worked a plea shortly before the trial was set to begin. Tonchi plead guilty to the initial traffic violation that got him pulled over in the first place–failure to stop at a limit line. [Fashionologie]

Yohji Yamamoto made his Tokyo return last week, showing his Fall 2010 menswear collection after a 19-year absence from the Japanese catwalk. More than 3,200 came out for the event. [Style File]