The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Tyra Banks Graduates From Harvard Business School, Kanye West Designs Shoes for Dion Lee, and Jil Sander Confirms Return to Her Label

• These days, it seems there’s little Tyra Banks can’t do. In the past year, she’s launched a new fashion and beauty website, TypeF, published a young adult novel, and shot two seasons of America’s Next Top Model. She can add another accomplishment to her long list, having officially graduated from a Harvard Business School program yesterday! The model mogul tweeted three photos from her big day, including this one of her proudly holding her diploma certificate. Congratulations Miss Ty-Ty! (Tyra Banks Twitter)

Nicole Scherzinger is the newest spokeswoman for imPress Press-on Manicure by Broadway Nails. She is releasing a limited edition range of nails for the brand, with designs inspired by her native, Hawaii. Catch the line in CVS and Wal-Mart. (WWD)

• You gotta hand it to Kanye West. After being panned for the fur-laden spring collection he showed at Paris Fashion Week last season, he pressed on, determined to establish himself as a serious designer. Now, it looks like ‘ol Yeezy’s finally getting somewhere when it comes to designing womenswear. The rapper designed shoes for Australian designer Dion Lee‘s Fall 2012 collection. And you know what? They’re actually cute! (A little Lanvin-y, but cute!) We know Mr. West studied under famed shoemaker Giusseppe Zanotti, and it seems to be paying off. Would you rock these Kanye-designed heels? (Fashionista)

The Cut caught up with Joanna Mastroianni to talk about Zelda Kaplan, who passed away in the front front row of her Fall 2011 show a week ago. “Oh, I was beyond shocked,” she said, “First of all, I had no idea what was going on backstage; I didn’t even find out about it until we were — not only was the show over, but we were out of Lincoln Center. I had no idea… But I have to tell you, if a fashion girl ever decides to go, this is the way to go.” (The Cut)

• Well, it’s official, guys. In a few days, Jil Sander will return to her namesake label to replace current Creative Director Raf Simons. Simons has served at his post since 2005. Still no word on whether Simons will go to Dior, but several sources say it’s unlikely. (WWD)

Beverly Johnson, the first black woman to ever cover Vogue, is getting a reality show on OWN. Beverly’s Full House will focus on the former model opening up her home to her daughter, son-in-law-and newborn granddaughter (how cute is she? I die.) The show is set to air starting March 31. (Styleite)


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