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LONDON— Singer Lily Allen opened her first boutique, Lucy in Disguise in London's Covent Garden just ten months ago—during London Fashion Week—but has already closed and relocated to a pop-up shop in Carnaby Street. The singer has reportedly signed a new lease on a different permanent space in a yet-undisclosed location. [Catwalk Queen]
PARIS—: New Kenzo creative directors Humberto Leon and Carol Lim—who are also, in all their spare time, owners and operators of Opening Ceremony—arrived in town this week to start their new jobs. [Opening Ceremony Blog]
LONDON—: Central St. Martins' MA Fashion Course Director Louise Wilson confirms that Kanye West is working on a clothing line with CSM alumna Louise Goldin. Wilson tells the Guardian: "There are those who might assume Louise will be doing all the work and Kanye is just the face, I don't believe this will be the case—he researches thoroughly and is hands on and committed to his work." [Guardian]
EVERYWHERE—: Designer Roberto Cavalli is straight—and he thinks this makes him a better womenswear designer. [Vogue UK]