Fashion news: Corinne Day dies, Kate Moss and Topshop end partnership, and is Tomas Maier next up for H&M?

British fashion photographer Corinne Day died Saturday at the age of 45. Day, whose photos of Kate Moss for The Face launched the model’s career, lost her battle with a brain tumor. [Fashionista]

H&M released a video dubbed “Designer Collaborations 2010” that stars a mystery male designer, who an eagle-eyed viewer spotted as Bottega Veneta designer Tomas Maier, sparking rumours of a collaboration. Just when we swear we’ll never line up for one of these things again…. [Fashionologie]

American designer Ralph Rucci has cancelled his runway show for the this year’s New York Fashion Week. Rucci’s president Vivan Natta will be taking an extended medical leave and Rucci has decided to hold individual appointments at his Soho showroom instead, a move he says will save the company US$500,000. [WWD]

Topshop owner Sir Phillip Green has decided to “reorganize” the Kate Moss for Topshop line, ending the model’s regular partnership with the British fast fashion chain. Green said that due to time constraints the line will be reduced to capsule collections of 12 to 15 pieces with the last full collection to be delivered on Oct. 25. [WWD]

Bono and his wife Ali Hewson appear in this ad for Louis Vuitton wearing not LV, but looks from their ethical clothing line, Edun. [Refinery 29]

Charlize Theron and Orlando Bloom have been appointed as brand ambassadors for Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo.  [Fashionista]

Chloé has appointed Geoffroy de la Bourdonnaye as the new CEO. De la Bourdonnaye, the former CEO of British retailer Liberty, will succeed Ralph Toldano as the head of the French fashion house. [Vogue UK]

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