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July 11 2014

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Janelle Monáe To Perform At AmfAR, Kate Moss For Mango, Lucy Sykes Rellie Joins Rent The Runway, And More…

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Janelle Monáe has been announced as the performer for the New York amfAR gala next month. Sarah Jessica Parker has been confirmed as the evening’s host. [amfAR]

Kate Moss has already shot a video for Mango with Terry Richardson, and today the label released its spring campaign featuring Moss. The images were shot by Richardson and styled by Géraldine Saglio. [Mango]

Yesterday, Macy’s Inc. sued Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. “in a bid to block a licensing deal between the housewares company and J.C. Penney Co.” Reportedly, “Macy’s claims Martha Stewart Living’s deal with J.C. Penney violates the terms of an exclusive pact Macy’s has to sell Martha Stewart Living products at its stores.” [Huff Po]

Rent the Runway has tapped Lucy Sykes Rellie as its new fashion director. Rellie originally started working with the brand six months ago in a consulting capacity, WWD reports. [WWD]

Photo: Michael Buckner / Getty Images

A Film From David Lynch, Bags From Lindsay Lohan, A New Name At Aquascutum, And More…

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David Lynch’s film for Dior, Lady Blue Shanghai, screened at the label’s cruise collection show. If you missed it there and want to see Marion Cotillard fretting (pictured), having a spectral love affair, and reciting a poem, the full 16-minute video is now up at LadyDior.com.

Following the departure of Graeme Fidler and Michael Herz for Bally earlier this year, Aquascutum has tapped English designer Joanna Sykes for its creative director post. Sykes is an alum of Armani, Ferretti, and Matches’ house label. [Vogue U.K.]

March of the mannequins: Industry stalwart Ralph Pucci will create a “catwalk” of his mannequins in Times Square, outfitted by Calvin Klein, DVF, Michael Kors, and more. Great, just what Times Square needs: more people standing stock-still, blocking pedestrian walkways. [WWD]

Lindsay Lohan is expanding her 6126 collection into handbags, apparently La Lohan’s favorite accessory. Style groups include Starlette, Glam A-Go-Go, and Kitten with a Whip. PR executives of the world: Isn’t there one of you out there who can convince her that these names are just not a good idea? [WWD]

And now we know: The tux R&B singer Janelle Monáe often sports is a tribute both to Marlene Dietrich and to her mother (a janitor) and her father (who drove a garbage truck). “It pays homage to how they put on a uniform every day and turned something into nothing.” [NY Mag]

Photo: David Lynch/Courtesy of Dior