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Fashion News: Lady Gaga, Grace Coddington + More

Today in Fashion News: Lady Gaga is joining V magazine as a columnist. Meanwhile, an apartment once owned by Grace Coddington is on the market.

Fashion News: Lady Gaga, Grace Coddington + More• Pop star Lady Gaga is joining V magazine as a columnist. Her first column will appear in the summer issue, out May 12. [WWD]

• British model Alexa Chung is the new face of Italian sportswear label Superga. []

• Former model Bridget Hall has been charged by police for driving without a license. [NY Post]

• Massimo Ferretti, executive chairman of Cacharel’s licensee, Aeffe SpA, has expressed his discontent with the decision to oust creative director Cédric Charlier from the brand. “The decision, made by Jean Bousquet, is one that I absolutely disagree with because I have always valued Charlier’s talent and felt he brought good results to the company,” said Ferretti. [WWD]

• Rumors have surfaced that Christian Dior is unlikely to name John Galliano’s successor until fall. [Elle UK]

• Male model Eric Zentner, who appeared in campaigns for Versace and CK Calvin Klein, was killed over the weekend in a hit-and-run accident in California. [, TFS]

• British model Erin O’Connor’s personal assistant has been charged with stealing over $20,000 from the model’s bank accounts over a period of four years. [Daily Mail Online]

• Czech model Eva Herzigova has given birth to her second child, a son named Philip, in London. [People]

• A penthouse apartment once owned by Vogue creative director Grace Coddington has been placed on the market. [The Real Deal]

• Supermodel Kate Moss has revealed she is interested in designing a line of children’s wear. [Reuters]

• Michelle Kessler Sanders is leaving her position as fashion director at T: The New York Times Style Magazine to take up the role of creative director and executive vice president at Vera Wang. [WWD]

• Sonia Rykiel president and artistic director Nathalie Rykiel has created a capsule collection of satin, silk and velvet cushions for French furniture brand Roche Bobois. [WWD]

• Rei Kawakubo is collaborating with “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening on a collection of t-shirts under the Play Comme des Garçons label. [WWD]

• Street style blogger Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist has come under fire after calling one of his subjects “curvy.” [NY Mag via The Sartorialist]

• Footwear designer Terry De Havilland has teamed up with Paige Denim to create a capsule footwear collection for spring 2011. [Vogue UK]

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