Morning Java: Marc on Sprouse, Shoes as Weapons, and Betsey Johnson Trims Down

amlinks_1216Betsey Johnson trims back her Fashion Week show. So long as she somersaults, we're okay. (WSJ)
In Paris, a charity auction of artificial Christmas trees designed by Stella McCartney, Norman Foster, Zaha Hadid, and others raised $150,000 for families living with AIDS. The best part—no needles all over the floor. (IHT)
A history of shoes as weapons. It's scary to think that if the missiles in question had been stilettos, Dick Cheney might be President now. (FWD)
What does one get on the Sex and the City tour? Surprisingly little sex. (
Coutorture presents a recap of all the brands whose leadership switched hands this year. Lots of blood on the floor. (Coutorture)
Johnny Makeup is living with Dov Charney. Someone hurry and make this a sitcom. (Jezebel)
Marc Jacobs on his love for the late, great Stephen Sprouse. (Style File)

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