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Link Love: The Fashion Week Edition

There may not be a San Francisco Fashion Week to boast about, but that doesn't mean we're not all keeping close tabs on the New York tents. Just in time for the weekend, here's some reading to keep you up to speed on all the fabulous goings on.

Fashion Week wouldn't be complete without a little PETA party crashing. Check out this Pamela Anderson anti-fur TV ad that was a little too risqué to run on CNN's Airport Network, courtesy of StyleList.

Link Love: Spiked Corsets, FashionTweek and Heidi Klum’s Derrière

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Agent Provocateur takes S&M to the next level with their haute couture spiked metal corset priced at $4,900 (ouch!). WSJ reports on this unique business plan that pays no mind to the recession.

Link Love: New Balenciaga, Lindsay Lohan for Ungaro and Tyra Takes on the Web

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Always exquisite, View on Fashion brings us Steven Meisel’s Balenciaga shoot with celebrity muse Jennifer Connelly.

Lindsay Lohan takes post as “artistic advisor” for Ungaro, proving that the design house will do anything for the attention they’ve been craving. (via WWD)

Link Love: Leibovitz Down on Her Luck, Pelosi's Hairstyling Hopes and More...

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Talk about hugging deadlines. As Style List notes, Annie Leibovitz reportedly has until tomorrow to pay back $24 million in loans or risk forfeiting the copyrights to her entire collection of iconic photographs.

If you don’t already know Dallas-based shoe designer Rocio Ildemaro, start now. The W Editors' Blog insists.

Only in San Francisco highlights local walking tours that focus on shopping.

Link Love: A Naughty Rihanna, Vibrating Gold and a Guide to Spring Collections

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Okay, so this is yesterday’s news but we’re still reeling over the simultaneously stunning and scary Rihanna shoot for September’s Italian Vogue. (via The Cut)

The timelessly sexy Chris Noth, otherwise known as Mr. Big or the detective on Law & Order, is now the face of men’s beauty. SassyBella says he’ll be the new spokesperson for Biotherm Homme.

Link Love: Men’s Vogue Outs Gay Men, Fashion Networking and Artsy Model Cards

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Men’s Vogue finds gay men kissing too controversial? But provocative images of a 12-year old Dakota Fanning are okay? Seems a bit backwards if you ask us. The Cut reports on the banning of Juergen Teller’s “racy” ads for Marc Jacobs.

Fashionista gives us their review on the new fashion networking site, Fashionair. You’ll know where to find us on our lunch breaks.

Link Love: Wax Ecstatic, Hobo Chic and Rodarte Film Endeavor

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Kate Moss gets a wax makeover for London Fashion Week. Come mid-September, Madame Tussauds UK will debut the statue’s new short haircut and gold evening gown. (via Vogue UK)

Nitro:licious gives us a quick preview of Jimmy Choo’s over-the-knee boot for H&M. We’re willing to fork over the $345 for this super sexy look.

Link Love: Milk Made, Mother Hen and Coco's Look

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Sustainable style is moving further into the future according to the Wall Street Journal's latest article on Norwegian designers' use of milk proteins to make clothing.

Which came first—the chicken or the egg? Have a look at Malvin's maternity fashion faux pas from last night's Project Runway. The Cut brings us a slideshow of all the designers' looks.

Link Love: Dress Yourself in Designer Bags, Invest in Gap and Listen to André Leon Talley

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The Frisky critiques W magazine’s take on homelessness. Hint: it involves dressing Sasha Pivovarova in designer bags.

In a ploy to convince Wall Street that Gap is a smart investment, the company sent their new 1969 designer jeans to traders on the floor. Clever marketing tactic, if you ask us. (via The Cut)

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