It Happened This Week



betsey-johnson-birthday1. The Kardashian sisters signed a deal with an Australian corporation to launch a line of home goods. Kardashian your krib, yo! (Refinery29)

2. Snarky Brit pop singer Lily Allen will debut her new vintage fashion shop Lucy In Disguise in September but right now she's busy getting ready to be a mum. She announced that she's preggers yesterday. (InStyle UK)

3. Everyone's favorite witch, Emma Watson, chopped off here character's signature locks in favor of a pixie crop. (Styleite)

4. The makers of Pretzel Chips apologized for their controversial "You can never be too thin" ad. (Gawker)

5. Vogue Italia published a cover editorial inspired by the oil spill, which is ironic because they probably had to fly the model and clothes in...fossil fuel use at it's finest? (Refinery29)

6. The premiere of season 3 of "The Rachel Zoe Project" aired Monday and Zoe's platinum-haired former assistant Taylor Jacobson is speaking out on her mysterious firing. (TV Guide)

7. Betsey Johnson turned 68. Happy BDay! (WWD)

8. Senator Charles E. Schumer introduced a bill that would offer more protection for the fashion industry in counterfeit cases. (NYT)

9. Angsty former teen rocker Avril Lavigne released her second fragrance, Forbidden Rose, which take her first scent to "a new emotional depth," whatever that means. (Styleist)

10. Jennifer Aniston channeled diva extraordinaire Barbra Streisand on the September cover of Harper's Bazaar. (Refinery29)