Retailers Keep an Eye on Price; Michael Jackson's Clothes Up for Auction

Alexander Wang, fall 2009.

Alexander Wang's price point for his fall 2009 collection has earned the love of Bergdorf women's director, Linda Fargo. Most items retail for under $1,000, with many hovering around $400. [Heard on the Runway/WSJ]

• Sales in the wedding-jewelry industry stay relatively constant through times of economic turmoil, because consumers realize diamonds are, in fact, forever. [WWD]

• The contents of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch are up for auction. Items of apparel include a fedora he wore in the "Billy Jean" video, a spandex glove covered in orange Swarovski crystals, and pants as heavy as chain mail, so studded are they with diamante. [Guardian UK]

Coco Rocha is covering Fashion Week for E! She blogs, "the pressure for that one interview with the celeb of the moment is quite intense, but don't get me wrong, I lived for it." [Oh So Coco]

• Ha, Kanye West posed for the Sartorialist with his monogramoflauge Louis Vuitton man-bag when he went to the Preen show yesterday. []

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Filed Under: alexander wang, coco rocha, designers, fall 2009, kanye west, linda fargo, loose threads, michael jackson, models, new york fashion week

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