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Link Love: Marc Jacobs To Dress Miss Piggy, JPG To Leave Hermès and NUDE Goes To Court

Interesting sound bites to start your weekend …

Are times getting so desperate that designers are taking to dressing puppets? People reports that Marc Jacobs may be creating a couture look for Miss Piggy. Really?

Our favorite outlandish French designer is rumored to be leaving Hermès. Fashion Week Daily has the word on Jean Paul Gaultier’s resignation.

Link Love: King of Pop Clothing Line, Dakota Fanning All Grown Up and the It Girl Quiz

Daily reads from our feeds …

We just can’t seem to let Michael Jackson rest in peace. Racked has the skinny on the King of Pop’s posthumous clothing line with Ed Hardy designer Christian Audigier.

15 going on 30? Dakota Fanning joins the ranks of Emma Watson and other precocious teen stars looking oh so beautiful and grown up. (via NYT)

Link Love: Armored Pants, CocoPerez and More on Invisible Eyebrows

Juicy fashion bits to start your weekend …

Protect yourself with Acne’s new armored pants for Spring 2010. The Cut talks up the “benefits” of this safety gear.

Leave it to Perez Hilton to start a fashion blog. Check out CocoPerez and tell us what you think—cred or no cred?

Link Love: Anna Wintour on Letterman, Models Un-retouched and More

Daily reads from our feeds …

Anna wintour live and uncensored on Letterman! The grande dame of fashion is finally stepping out into the limelight. The Cut says she’ll appear on the Late Show on August 24 to promote The September Issue.

Peter Lindbergh continues his au natural streak and captures supermodels on camera without makeup and minimal retouching for September’s Harper’s Bazaar. And they’re still stunning. Ugh. Fashionologie gives us the goods.

1300 on Fillmore's Gospel Brunch: The Perfect Mom-in-Town Activity

The Scenario: Mom’s in town for the weekend and you need to plan some good, pure fun.

The Solution: Skip Sunday mass and go for food instead.

1300 on Fillmore’s bi-monthly gospel brunches prove that you can be spiritual without going to church.

The deal? A three-course prix fixe meal with a side of house band, Future Perfect, featuring restaurant owner Monetta White’s friends from Oakland’s Imani Community Church. An instant hit, Monetta’s gospel brunches have become a regular gig at 1300 on Fillmore, so with mom in tow, we decided to check it out.

Link Love: A Tribute to John Hughes, Meggings and More

Daily reads from our feeds …

Fashionista pays homage to John Hughes with a look back at their favorite style moments from his iconic brat pack films.

Get spiked. Thin wallets leave us with little money for new shoes, but this new multi-purpose add-on accessory is a trend we can afford. (via Refinery 29)

Link Love: A Glossy FEED and Pink Parking for Heels

Daily reads from our feeds …

Get glossy for a good cause. Style.com reports that Bobbi Brown has teamed up with Lauren Bush for the latest installment of the FEED bag. Used as clutch or cosmetic bag, your $50 gets you the tote and three lip shimmers, and proceeds go to the United Nation’s World Food Program’s Food for Work initiative.

Link Love: Basquiat Reeboks, Wang on the Web and Tom Ford as Director

Daily reads from our feeds …

We’ll call them high tops with high art—Reebok has released a Fall 2009 line of sneakers cloaked in NYC-based street artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work. (via Aarting)

Wang does the web. Style File reports that our beloved local designer goes online with an e-commerce site—now you don’t even have to get out of bed to purchase the coveted Coco mini duffel or Donna hobo.

Link Love: Nars Shoots for Vogue, Balenciaga Redux and Candy Colored Necklaces

Eye candy to start your weekend …

François Nars (who we just interviewed about an SF-inspired beauty line) takes a short break from makeup to shoot for Vogue Japan. C’est magnifique! Fashion Gone Rogue reports.

Link Love: Cadillac Does Fragrance, Botox Tax and Flats at Vogue

Speaking of fragrance, Cadillac—yes, the automaker—enters the market with a new scent for men. But don’t worry boys, you won’t smell like new car with this signature blend of chamomile, geranium, tarragon, cinnamon and grapefruit. Isn’t it nice to see the economic stimulus plan put to such good use? Stylecaster reports.

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