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Fashion News: Carine Roitfeld, CFDA Fashion Awards + More

Today in Fashion News: Carine Roitfeld is rumored to be heading to Harper’s Bazaar. Meanwhile, the winners of the CFDA Fashion Awards have been announced.

Fashion News: Carine Roitfeld, CFDA Fashion Awards + More• Rumors are swirling that Carine Roitfeld is poised to take over from Glenda Bailey at Harper’s Bazaar. [DFR]

• Cacharel has named Ling Liu and Dawei Sun, the design duo behind the label Belle Ninon, as its new artistic directors. [Racked]

• At last night’s CFDA Fashion Awards, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler won the Womenswear Designer of the Year award; Michael Bastian won the Menswear Designer of the Year and Alexander Wang the Accessory Designer of the Year. The 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards’ Swarovski Award for emerging talents went to Prabal Gurung for Womenswear, Robert Geller for Menswear and Eddie Borgo for Accessory Design. [WWD]

• Also at the CFDA Fashion Awards, Fashion Icon winner Lady Gaga thanked Anna Wintour and revealed she once called her a bitch via text message. [NY Mag]

• In honor of her late husband, Donna Karan has set up the Urban Zen Stephan Weiss Apple Awards. [WWD]

• Retail chain Forever 21 is threatening to sue the blogger behind [Racked]

• Glamour’s newsstand sales have dropped by 17% so far in 2011. [WWD]

• Haider Ackermann has revealed he has turned down nine job contracts in the past. [WWD]

• Hussein Chalayan is tweaking his brand. Starting with the spring collections, the brand will be known as Chalayan instead of Hussein Chalayan. Also for spring, Chalayan is launching a lower-price line called Grey Label. [WWD]

• Kris Jenner sparked rumors on Twitter yesterday that Kim Kardashian will appear in the September issue of Vogue magazine. [Hollywood Life]

• Luxury conglomerate LVMH plans to open the doors to its wide portfolio, which includes Parfums Dior, allowing the public the chance to see how its luxury products are made. [WWD]

• Finnish textile company Marimekko has teamed up with Converse on a collection of printed sneakers. In other sneaker news, stylist Robert Verdi has customized a pair of Vans with silk Hermes scarves. [Racked, BryanBoy]

• The iconic red leather jacket Michael Jackson wore in the “Thriller” video is for sale. [TMZ]

• After selling a 45 percent stake to French firm Eurazeo for over $611 million, Moncler SpA has canceled its plans for an IPO. [WWD]

• Makeup artist Pat McGrath has launched her second collection in collaboration with LeSportsac. [Beauty High]

• Pop star Rihanna was paid less for modeling for Gucci because she was Caribbean, a new lawsuit has claimed. []

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