Milan Fashion Week Kicks Off; Elizabeth and James Launches Menswear

Think she'll wear this to the show on Sunday?

• Milan Fashion Week starts today, with shows by Emporio Armani, Missoni, Moschino Cheap & Chic, and more. [British Vogue]

• Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's clothing line Elizabeth and James is branching into menswear. "We knew eventually there would be a guy, a James,” says Ashley. [WWD]

• Scarlett Johansson will probably attend the Dolce & Gabbana show in Milan on Sunday. She sort of has to, because she stars in their beauty campaign. [WWD]

Valentino almost got hit by a car in a crush of paparazzi in L.A. last weekend, but his boyfriend saved his life. Whew! [NYDN]

• J.Crew's next catalog is "dedicated to celebrating America." They shot at classic American sites like Philadelphia’s historic train station, California’s Route 66, and San Francisco. Is this a ploy to woo the Obamas more than customers? [WWD]

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Filed Under: designers, dolce & gabbana, elizabeth and james, fall 2009, industry players, j crew, loose threads, milan fashion week, olsens, scarlet johansson, valentino

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