Clippings: Margiela Officially Leaves Margiela Edition

- Margin Margiela has officially left the house that he founded, and according to Diesel (which has owned a majority stake in Margiela since 2002), he won't be replaced. The days of a company being led by a charismatic designer appear to be ending, and the days of companies run by "creative teams" are on the horizon. [NY Times

- Audrey Hepburn's extensive collection of Givenchy couture, Valentino dresses, and Elizabeth Arden evening wear (36 pieces in total) sold at auction for more than $430,000 yesterday. [Daily Mail]

- Levi Johnson's Playgirl wardrobe -- from hockey pads to, yes, hockey stick -- are up for auction on eBay right now. [Gawker]

- It took Anna a really long time to embrace the term "blog," and bloggers at large for that matter, but now seven bloggers will be appearing in an upcoming issue of Vogue, including BryanBoy and Todd Selby. [Fashionista]

- Around 634,000 retailers will share a massive $1.1 billion payout from an antitrust case against Visa and MasterCard, including Wal-Mart, Sears, and The Limited. [WWD]

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