The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Sessilee Lopez is Working on a Film, Kate Spade Announces Launch of Lower-Priced ‘Saturday’ Brand,and The Masses are Free to Use ‘Blue Ivy’ as They Please

• Jourdan Dunn‘s got her cooking showKarlie Kloss and Joan Smalls have MTV’s House of Style, and now Sessilee Lopez is broadening her horizons with a new project. The model told WWD, “I’m actually working on my first film, and we go into production at the end of the month. It’s like Mahogany meets Boyz in the Hood. It’s really cool, and there are a lot of great actors in it.” Ms. Lopez couldn’t give anymore deets on the project, like which “great actors” are actually in it, but she promises “A lot of big names are involved.”  Hmm… who do you think might star alongside Sessilee? Terrence HowardAngela Bassett? (WWD)

Nine West is joining forces with luxury retailer Kirna Zabête on a six-month shoe range. Starting in February, the brands will release a new shoe every month. Prices range from $49 to $169, and shoe styles will include pumps, flats, and even flip-flops. (WWD)

• This spring, Kate Spade is set to launch a new global lifestyle brand called Saturday. Think of it as their answer to Chris Burch‘s C-Wonder. The new label will offer apparel and accessories, along with homewares and beauty items. This new lower-priced brand will make its debut online in the US (, and with an e-commerce site and standalone flagship store in Japan. WWD reports price points will be  “$90 for apparel; $55 for eyewear; $40 for fashion accessories; $130 for handbags; $25 for home; $30 for jewelry; $85 for shoes; $45 for small goods; $50 for swimwear; $30 for tech, and $50 for watches.”  (WWD)


The Royal Carters‘s request to trademark the name “Blue Ivy” has been denied. I’m sure a certain former Phat Farm intern will be delighted to hear this news. (MTV)

• Simon Baker of CBS “The Mentalist” fame is the face of Givenchy‘s new men’s fragrance. I guess Meek Mill and Kanye West weren’t available. (WWD)

Uncle Karl will be in New York City this week to shoot Chanel‘s Spring 2013 campaign, starring Stella Tennant and 15-year-old Ondria Hardin. (WWD)


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