Fashion Cheat Sheet

09.12.13

Lady Gaga Disses Flip Flops; Is Kanye West's Clothing Line Looking for a CFO?

and Rita Ora reveals new collaboration with Rimmel London.

Lady Gaga Dissed Flip Flops: Lady Gaga appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live, hosted by Andy Cohen, on Wednesday, where she cited flips flops as a "gateway drug" to sweatpants and no sex, as well as the "downfall of many relationships." Gaga also spoke about how her art has helped her with her body image struggles, and at one point during the show, accidentally popped Real Housewife of Beverly Hills Tamra Barney's breast implant. She confirmed to Cohen that the meat dress is still her favorite outfit to date. [OK! Magazine]

Is Kanye West's Clothing Line Looking for a CFO?: A job posting surfaced on LinkedIn looking for a Chief Financial Officer for a "Kanye West Clothing Project." While it has not been confirmed whether the advertisement is genuine or not, West has been rumored to be starting another clothing venture, this time a unisex line. LinkedIn users have submitted resumes to the account, but so far there have been no responses. [Fashionista]

Rita Ora Reveals New Project With Rimmel London: Singer-songwriter Rita Ora announced that she will be working with Rimmel London on a new beauty collaboration. Ora told Marie Claire UK that she has "always loved Rimmel growing up" and the opportunity was "like a dream come true." The news comes just days after Ora made her catwalk debut at the DKNY show--for whom she is the face. Exact details of the beauty collection have not been disclosed, but it will include Ora's signature color collection and will launch in February 2014. [Marie Claire UK]

CFDA Sets its "Americans in Paris" Roster: The Council of Fashion Designers of America announced its roster for the next "Americans in Paris" showcase. The initiative, organized by the CDFA/Vogue Fund and supported by Tommy Hilfiger, helps a selection of American designers into the spotlight at Paris Fashion Week, with hopes of garnering international attention not found at the domestic shows. This year the showcase will feature: Wes Gordon, Patrik Ervell, The Elder Statesmen, A.L.C., Giulietta, Illesteva, Esquivel Shoes, Jennifer Fisher, Juan CarlosObando, and Jennifer Meyer, and will take place September 28-30. [WWD]