5 Things To Know This AM — Oct 02 2012

Saint Laurent's newly designed website launches today. This comes on the heels of Hedi Slimane’s first show for the mega fashion house yesterday evening. Slimane took over as creative director of Saint Laurent in March, and is already making big changes. (Grazia Daily)
The Brooklyn Nets’ official cheerleading uniforms have met the scorn of many a New Yorker. We just think they look Clueless , but lo and behold, Buzzfeed has valiantly come to the cheer squad’s defense. (Buzzfeed)
“Shouldn’t readers know if a bag a blogger fawns over in a post was gifted by a brand? Shouldn’t they know if a blogger was paid to write a post about a certain pair of shoes?,” asks blogger Jennine Jacob in an op-ed that calls for greater transparency in online fashion media. (BoF)
Check out these images from Target’s Halloween lookbook that vintage guru and owner of the Screaming Mimi's, Laura Willis, styled. These looks will certainly give you inspiration for your wickedly chic Halloween costume — because we know you're already thinking about it. (Racked)
Uh oh. Hakaan was forced to cancel its spring/summer 2013 collection after a courier service lost its entire collection. The show was scheduled today between Valentino and Chanel, and the brand is working to recreate the collection to show to the press at a later date. And here we thought our Fashion Week was a tad rough! (Fashionista)
Photo: Courtesy of YSL.

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