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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: Weird Baggy Hose, Discount Codes Galore, Avril Won't Pay Models

Via the Coveted, we ponder the arrival of Wolford’s new baggy, footless stocking with equal parts shock and awe.

Fashion Orbit always makes us (and our wallets) giddy with its extensive weekly roundup of online discount codes.

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.

Gap's Patrick Robinson Dishes on New Premium Denim Under $70

When we caught up with Head of Design for Gap Patrick Robinson during his whirlwind visit to San Francisco last week, the Giorgio Armani and Paco Rabanne alum tapped to revive his current company’s style cred from the only-for-prepsters pigeon hole it had arguably been living in for well over a decade was juggling journalists on the bustling floor of the Gap at Market and Powell in between efforts to shop Gap’s latest offerings for fall.

“I only wear Gap, since the day I started,” says Robinson, who tells us he shops at Gap stores when he travels to different cities.

Link Love: Tie One On, Pucker Up Naturally and Stare in Horror at Whit Port

We know. It's Monday. Sorry about that. But at least you can start your week off with some good reads from our feeds…

We love scarves all year round, but we will admit occasionally falling out of love with our current tying techniques. FocusOnStyle.com’s Sharon Haver comes to our rescue with short how-to video 10 Ways to Wear a Scarf.

Another how-to vid we’re diggin’ this week comes from Sephora’s Beauty and the Blog. It’ll teach you the basic steps you need to go dark and sultry this fall with an ultra smoky eye.

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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