Jane Birkin Will Allow Hermès to Keep Using Her Name

Meghan Blalock

In Jane Birkin vs. Hermès, there has been a truce. The iconic actress and fashion icon has backpedaled on her statements this summer that she wanted Hermès to remove her last name from its iconic handbag line. According to Bloomberg Business, the 68-year-old star has been educated on the brand's ethical treatment of crocodiles pre-slaughter and decided she's satisfied with the practices. "Hermès reasserts its commitment to implement best practice in the farming of crocodiles," the brand said in a statement. "This is in strictest compliance with international regulations." — Bloomberg Business

Party time, excellent! New York Fashion Week is under way in the Big Apple, which means three things: parties, parties, parties. Last night saw the arrival of Marc Jacobs's much-anticipated costume party celebrating photo tome Gloss at legendary nightclub Tunnel, and the same night (oy vey, what a dilemma!), Rihanna hosted her fashion week fiesta at Edition Hotel. Stars came out to both in spades, including every model from Lindsey Wixon to Gigi Hadid, underground superstar Amanda Lepore, and more. The Cut

What motivates Chanel? The French fashion house's F/W 15 campaign was released earlier this week, and it turns out that the images take inspiration from a number of iconic French cultural movements. Everything from classical antiquity to the '70s punk movement of Paris plays a role, and of course creative director Karl Lagerfeld gave the entire campaign his own high-fashion spin. — Dazed Digital

Tumblr, still going strong. There are actually a ton of incredibly successful fashion bloggers on Tumblr, and the social media platform knows it. Tumblr sent a grouping of the most successful to New York Fashion Week and is also collaborating with them on a forthcoming fashion line. Racked

Stunning. In designer Roksanda Illincic's honor, London's National Portraits Gallery British has a special exhibit right now taking a look back at her career. The designer is celebrating 10 years of design, and the exhibit honors her work by examining 10 of her most iconic dress designs of all time. The Fashion Spot

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