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Fashion News: Florence Welch, Fashion’s Night Out + More

Today in Fashion News: Is Florence Welch collaborating with Topshop? Meanwhile, the GLEE cast may act as spokespersons for Fashion’s Night Out.

Fashion News: Florence Welch, Fashion's Night Out + More• Pop singer Florence Welch reportedly wants to collaborate with Topshop on a collection. [Mail Online]

• Designers including Rebecca Minkoff and Philip Treacy have received honors in the 2011 Accessories Council Excellence Awards. [WWD]

• UK-based brand Aquascutum has secured financial backing to help pay back debts to its Hong Kong licensee YGM. [Vogue UK]

• The Council of Fashion Designers of America has inducted 33 new members, including Charlotte Ronson, Prabal Gurung, Olivier Theyskens, and Blake Mycoskie of Toms Shoes. [Elle UK]

• A new book coming this fall, Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life, will suggest that Coco Chanel used drugs, embraced bisexuality, and had an affair with Salvador Dalí while he was married. [WWD]

Gossip Girl costume designer Eric Daman is collaborating with DKNY on a capsule collection of legwear for fall. [WWD]

• Ella Moss is launching a footwear collection for fall and is expanding into bags, home décor, and possibly bridal. [WWD]

• Rumors have surfaced that the cast of GLEE will act as spokespersons for Fashion’s Night Out. [NY Post]

• Today, Gucci launches an iPad app called Gucci Style by Gucci. The app features editorial, e-commerce, and mini travel guides. [WWD]

• Mugler designer Nicola Formichetti is planning to launch his own brand next year. [Milk Made]

• Oscar de la Renta has revealed that he was moved to name his new scent Live In Love after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. He is now all clear. [InStyle]

• After months of speculation, Proenza Schouler has sold a 45 per cent stake to a group of investors led by Theory’s Andrew Rosen. [WWD]

• The Olsen twins have relaunched [WWD Blog]

• British high street chain Topshop is collaborating with Izzy Lane, an eco-conscious wool company. [WWD]

• Zara Phillips, Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter, wed over the weekend in a dress designed by Stewart Parvin. []

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