The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Stacey Dash Says Kanye West Should Go To Rikers, Eileen Ford of Ford Models Has Passed, and Janice Dickinson Apologizes To Tyra Banks

  • In likely one of the rare moves to top a Kanye rant, Stacey Dash took to Fox News to say that the rapper should go to Rikers Island, insinuating that he should be raped, to be able to make the statement he made at the Wireless Festival in London this past weekend (Kanye said likened paparazzi stalking to rape). The Clueless actress offered, “For Kanye to say’rape,’ maybe he needs to spend some time on Rikers Island. Go to Rikers for a while and then he’ll know what rape is,” She continued, “I don’t get celebrities not understanding that the paparazzi are doing their job.” Her suggestion for dealing with the paps? Be nice. She said, “If you’re nice, if you’re polite to them, they leave you alone…It’s when you start to call them names and act crazy and put your hands up and do all this drama that they make it a big deal.” (Page Six)

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  • You’re going to have to start finding new space to store your athletic gear! Yoox has announced plans to launch a sportswear section, following in the steps of Net-a-Porter, who launched Net-a-Sporter this week. Yoox will debut their new section in September, spanning menswear, womenswear, and children’s wear; Net-a-Sporter is dedicated to womenswear. (Fashionista)

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  • Eileen Ford, founder of Ford modeling agency, died Wednesday.  Ford was behind the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, and Jane Fonda, along with many others. In addition to the agency, Eileen wrote books about beauty and fashion, including Eileen Ford’s A More Beautiful You in 21 Days. (Pret-a-Reporter)


  • Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette is getting her own book. Entitled “The Private Life of a High-Flying Fashion Cat,” the book features photographs of Choupette by Lagerfeld himself.  Laetitia Casta and Linda Evangelista will appear in the book, which will be released September 15th. (Fashion Times)


  • After years of bashing, Janice Dickinson is apologizing to Tyra Banks.  “The one regret I’ve had is badmouthing Miss Tyra Banks when I was not speaking with a  sober mindset,” said Dickinson.  “It was just because I was hurt from being fired from the show.”  The former model says that her decision to apologize now is because of her impending marriage. (Us Magazine)
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