*Robin Givhan of the Washington Post reveals that Barack Obama is getting his own clothing line!


Sketched out by Diane Von Furstenberg, Derek Lam, and Tracy Reese, the line–consisting mostly of totes, tees–will be on sale at Obama.com starting next month. The clothes will also have a launch party at Charles Nolan’s studio on September 9 – during New York Fashion Week. How exciting! I can’t wait. [Washington Post]
*The Louis Vuitton Damier Graphite Collection just hit stores for you fabulous men out there…
…a revision upon the traditional brown Damier print, the graphite offers a gray and black color combo that can seamlessly meld into your wardrobe. Get yours at www.eluxury.com or Louis Vuitton.
*Mike & Chris (designers of Rihanna’s hot leather vest from last week) are moving into designing shoes as well…
…starting at $135, these beauts will be available at shopbop.com
*Friend in my head Wendy Williams’ show will be renewed for Fall 2009!!!
Um, can I take a moment to confess how much I love Wendy??? And that I stream her show to my computer during work?? My coworkers are always like, ‘What are you listening to???” I simply respond, “How YOU doin?!?!” [AOL BV]
*New York Magazine on the complex politics of Elle Magazine
…and how reality TV has thrust all the drama into the spotlight. It’s juicy![NYMag]