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Tinsley Mortimer Wrote a Book; Brian Atwood's Sexy Shoe Video

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CHARLESTON/NYC—Tinsley Mortimer has just finished her first novel called Southern Charm. It's about a character named Minty Davenport, "a small-town Southern belle who leave Charleston, S.C. for New York with visions of skyscrapers and yellow cabs dancing in her head." Does this sound better, or worse, than Modelland? [WWD]

THE INTERNET—If you haven't seen it yet, Brian Atwood's video for the resort collection of his B Brian Atwood diffusion line features a lot more body paint than it does shoes. We're calling this one NSFW, because there's sort of a nipple in it. [Brian Atwood via Man Repeller]