5 Things To Know This AM — Nov 12 2012

Ready for some heartbreak? Read up on the sad but largely untold story of Donyale Luna, one of the industry's first black models who died way before her time. If she were still around today, there's no doubt she'd be a role model for models and aspiring fashion folk everywhere. (Fashion Telegraph)
Ever try to decode the adorably wrapped Japanese candies in supermarkets and delis alike? Perhaps, you find yourself wondering: Is this grape or...eggplant flavored? YumSugar has put them to the test, at last! (YumSugar)
Sienna and Savannah Miller earned their keep in the fashion biz with their line Twenty8Twelve, but now Savannah's expanding her reach with a new, lower-priced line. Said Miller, "Truth be told, I can’t justify spending what should be the annual budget for my kids’ clothes on one coat anymore." Amen to that! (Style.com)
Well, the rest of us may have been shocked when Nicolas Ghesquière resigned from Balenciaga, but Carine Roitfeld knew it all along. (The Cut)
Making a movie out of one of history's greatest novels is no easy feat, but Anna Karenina seems to be on the right track — at least in the costume department. The costume designers are taking cues from 1950s Dior as well as historical records of the Russian aristocracy. (Fashionista)
Image via Fashion Telegraph.

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