Fashion news: Matthew Williamson to launch diffusion line, Vogue planning Fashion’s Night In and Alexander Wang and Nike NOT working together

Photography by Kira Crugnale
Photography by Kira Crugnale

Matthew Williamson has been busy: The Brit has designed a capsule collection for online retailer Net-A-Porter, including seven of his most memorable dresses, and has announced a new diffusion line will debut in Fall 2011. [Elle UK]

The rumours are not true: Alexander Wang will not be collaborating with Nike–though he did consider it. The designer told WWD that the two parties had been in talks but the partnership fell through. “Nothing made it to market or will,” he confirmed. [The Cut]

Could an Anna Dello Russo book shot by Toronto superblogger Tommy Ton be in the works? If the flamboyant fashion editor’s tweets can be believed, then yes. “My next wish? Do a book with my whole collection of clothing by Tommy Ton.” [Fashinologie]

Julianne Moore will follow up her stint as a model for Bulgari by replacing Linda Evangelista as the face of the Talbots Spring 2011 campaign. [The Cut]

Online shoppers rejoice! is planning Fashion’s Night In for November 1–an evening dedicated to online shopping and events, with participation from mostly U.K. based e-tailers like Net-A-Porter and ASOS. [Vogue UK]

Katy Perry and rapper Akon will perform at this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. [Styleite]

Heidi Klum is in and Naomi Watts is out at Ann Taylor. The Project Runway judge has landed the Holiday 2011 ad campaign. [New York Post]

Australian model Gemma Ward will act alongside Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. [Modelinia]

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