Fashion news: Presidential mom jeans, Giles at the V&A and a buyer for Lacroix?

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Christian Lacroix may have a buyer in Bernard Krief Consultants, which would save it from Pierre Cardin-like licensing fate. [WWD]

Celeb hairstylist Ted Gibson joins Stacy and Clinton on What Not To Wear, replacing Nick Arrojo. [Beauty Counter]

The V&A hosted a retrospective with Giles Deacon for their Fashion in Motion series. Dazed has a video and interview from the show. [Dazed & Confused]

Barack Obama is being made to answer for his mom jeans. “Those jeans are comfortable, and for those of you who want your president to look great in his tight jeans, I’m sorry — I’m not the guy.” [The Cut]

The CFDA has inducted 31 new members, including Alexander Wang, Erin Featherston, Jason Wu and the Olsen twins. [CFDA]

A U.S. woman teaches us all a valuable lesson: Silicone lube is not the same as Restylane. [Jezebel]

Iris who? Grunge-era androgyne Kristen McMenamy is making yet another comeback. [Auntie Fashion]

Using a dubious word-frequency based methodology, Global Language Monitor has named Milan as the top fashion city in the world. Better luck next year…Las Vegas? [Yahoo!]

Canadian model Noot Seear, who appears in New Moon this fall, has signed on for two more flicks in the Twilight series. [WWD, via Fashionologie]

Attention people who don’t wear helmets while cycling: Danish label Yakkay has created a helmet that masquerades (slightly awkwardly) as a hat. But: would this give you both hat- and helmet-head? [Vogue UK]

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