The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Kanye West May Design Another Womenswear Collection, Is John Galliano Moving to Los Angeles?, and Pharrell Williams and Mark McNairy Design A Collection

• Some ‘ol tepid reviews from decorated fashion journalists isn’t gonna keep Kanye West from being great. A source tells Fashionista that the rapper will show another women’s collection this season, presumably in Paris. You can’t say the man isn’t persistent. What do you think? Do you want to see another collection from Yeezy? (Fashionista)

• Does the world need a documentary directed by and starring one Beyoncé Knowles? Yes. Yes, it does. The legendary singer has been shopping a documentary film about her life to Hollywood producers. The LA Times describes the flick as “…a mix of music and personal study, blending concert footage with confessional interview.” So… it’s like all her concert DVD’s except with more talking? I smell an Oscar! (LAT)

• Word on the street is John Galliano is looking to move to Los Angeles with his partner Alexis Roche. The ex-Dior Creative Director was spotted at the Sunset Tower’s Tower Bar exchanging niceties with Diane Kruger. Apparently, Roche wants to work as a celebrity stylist, and since Galliano’s out of rehab, it’s a good time for the pair to make the move. (Hollywood Reporter)

GQ chats with Pharrell Williams and menswear designer Mark McNairy on their latest endeavor, Bee Line for Billionaire Boys Club. (GQ)

• Ever wonder how Anna Dello Russo manages to stunt in teensy weensy dresses during Fashion Week when it’s February and a mere 30 degrees? Glamour editor Susan Cernek spills the tea: “Rumor has it that street style supernova Anna Dello Russo puts athletic heat patches onto the small of her back on chilly Fashion Week days so she can sport skimpy designer duds and still stay toasty.” Well, that’s one way to do it! I’d go the large fur coat route, but whatever works for Ms. Dello Russo! (Refinery 29)

• Starting 2013, H&M will introduce trendy home accessories and furnishing options to their stores. The retailer already offers home options in their U.K., Sweedish, Austrian, German, and Netherlands shops. (WWD)

Sophia Kokosalaki is leaving Diesel Black Gold. The designer served as the brand’s creative director for three years. Kokosalaki said in a statement: “The last three years I have spent at Diesel Black Gold have been a very interesting and enjoyable experience. I would like to thank the whole DBG team for their hard work and support in helping me to establish this line. I am now looking forward to new challenges and wish Diesel Black Gold every success in the future.” (Vogue UK)


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