Fashion news: Generra’s Pina Ferlisi to McQ, Tilda Swinton’s “dog paw” scent and see Madonna’s new clothing line

Pina Ferlisi, Toronto expat and former designer for Generra, is taking over design duties for the house’s licensed McQ line. [WWD] Read our interview with Ferlisi from our February 2008 issue.

Madonna and Lourdes’s juniors collection for Macy’s reminds us of that time we dressed up as the Material Girl for a skit in elementary school. [Racked]

Gawker‘s current…war? exposé? drama? with American Apparel continues. The website has apparently obtained a confidentiality agreement that states that employees who talk about their time at the retailer are responsible for US$1 million in “liquidated damages.” [Gawker]

“Yes, there’s dirt, vetiver, which is that greenhouse smell. There’s also bread, and at one point I remember asking, “Would it be possible to get a dog’s paw in there?” And so they did dogs’ paws,” says Tilda Swinton, talking about her new fragrance, Like This. [W]

Tavi Gevinson will be guest blogging for Jezebel. [Jezebel]

Care to see another of Tavi’s outfits from her Toronto jaunt? Check it out at the link. (Two words: Space shorts!) [The Style Rookie]

Cleaning sponges are not fashionable enough, at least according to O-Cel-O, who has hired Project Runway winner Christian Siriano to give their sponges a makeover. [The Cut]