Apparel Companies Seek Salvation in China; Hayden-Harnett Target Bags Missing?

Hayden-Harnett's Target collection.

• Giving up hope on the U.S. market, apparel companies are trying to cash in on the middle class in China. "The Chinese are ideal customers because they want you to put a whole outfit together for them, from head to toe," says one executive. [NYP]

• In people-who-aren't-closing-things-down news, Tom Ford is reportedly opening a shop on Rodeo Drive next year. [WWD]

• Hayden-Harnett's handbag collection for Target was supposed to hit stores yesterday, but one shopper was unable to find it in two Target stores in Brooklyn. What's going on? [Racked]

Kate Moss will star in the ad campaign for LVMH-owned jewelry line Fred, replacing French actress Audrey Marnay. "We needed a more international icon that would resonate across all our markets, in particular Asia," say the Fred people. [WWD]

• The twelfth-season finale of America's Next Top Model appears to have just been filmed in Brazil. The challenge: a Rosa Cha swimsuit show! [Made in Brazil]

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