Fashion news: DKNY plays ball, Burberry for kids, SATC2 jewellery, nail polish and underwear

Burberry Prorsum has shrunk down pieces from the Spring 2010 collection. The brand has re-created their pastel trenches and knotted miniskirts for girls, available online and at NY’s 57th Street store. [Coutorture]

Recession-hit Rock & Republic–the denim brand that collaborated with and subsequently led Victoria Beckham to her design breakout line–has filed for bankruptcy protection and has hired on help to reorganize the business.  [Vogue UK]

Los Angeles jewellery brand Dogeared has signed a deal to create a line of jewellery, books and travelling items that are related to the book-turned-movie Eat, Pray, Love. The company’s founder Marcia Maizel-Clarke says that “We relate to the theme of a woman’s journey for self-fulfillment and happiness.” The brand has also created a Sex and the City 2 collection. [WWD]

Dogeared isn’t the first company to jump on the SATC 2 promotional bandwagon. Julep has already created a character-based nail polish collection, and Cosabella has launched a Sex and the City lingerie line, with pieces designed based on each character. [Allure via Fashion Indie]

Last week the internet was bombarded with Blackberry and iPhone photos of Karl Lagerfeld in Manhattan, where he was shooting the Fall 2010 Chanel ad campaign. Last Friday Karmen Pedaru was similarly caught working outside on an Emporio Armani shoot. Is shooting outdoors, in front of hordes of Twitpic-ers, the latest trend in sales tactics? [Fashionologie]

Take DKNY out to the ballgame; or more specifically, Yankee Stadium. The brand has a sponsorship deal with the New York Yankees, which will start with a dominating logo billboard in right-center field.  [WWD]

Remember Stella McCartney‘s signature pineapple graphic during her stint at Chloe? The fruit-filled days are back: The designer has created a tank top stamped with the graphic art for Adidas x Stella McCartney. [Nylon]

A survey conducted by Pantene makes the hair on our necks stand up (sorry, we couldn’t resist). The very scientific, we’re sure, findings: 57 per cent of women choosing getting great hair over gaining 10 or more IQ points over a lifetime,  27 per cent were willing to give up chocolate for good hair, while 32 per cent would stop texting forever. [Stylelist]