The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: André Leon Talley Named Zappos Artistic Director, Kate Moss’s Playboy 60th Anniversary Cover, and The Kardashians Reveal 2013 Kristmas Kard

andre leon talley is not gayZappos is looking to André Leon Talley to help position their site as a destination for customers with high-end tastes. ALT has been tapped as the site’s artistic director, where he will oversee editorial and video content. The ex Vogue editor-at-large talked to WWD about his plans for the site, expressing intention to “create something unique, in terms of a Web magazine within the Zappos Couture website, that conveys the immediacy and excitement of luxury retail products, season by season.” Talley has signed on to the site for a year, and Zappos hopes that his presence will help expand their luxury offerings on the site. I can’t wait to see what he does for Zappos! (WWD)



Cara Delevingne may be making a very special appearance at tonight’s British Fashion Awards. The model is rumored to be showcasing some of her musical talents at the affair, and will take the stage to play the drums at the ceremony. Delevingne has already proven her skills on the drums, so if she does bless us with a little rat-rat-tat, it’s sure to be good! (Grazia)



Kate Moss‘s cover for Playboy magazine’s 60th anniversary is here! The model, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, poses in traditional playmate regalia, bringing a high fashion edge to the storied ladmag. Moss will celebrate her 40th birthday on January 17th. (Huffington Post)



• The Kardashians have put out their yearly Kristmas Kard, and quite a few members of the overexposed klan are missing from this year’s shot. Both Kanye and North West are absent from the David LaChapelle -lensed shot, as well as Rob Kardashian, Scott Disick, and Lamar Odom. Perhaps they’ll be photoshopped in afterwards? Click through for the full photo. What do you think of the snap? (E! News)



• Is this the best magazine cover we’ve seen this year? W magazine nailed this one with a perpetually foine George Clooney clad in a bespoke Giorgio Armani suit, decorated with a generous sprinkling of Yayoi Kusama‘s famous polka dots. The shot, taken by Emma Summerton, is certainly dizzying, but it’s definitely very cool. (Styleite)


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