Today’s gossip!

Claude Chirac

It’s not often that news emerges sending fashion, business, and political tongues a-wag, however former first-daughter Claude Chirac is certainly not your average potential employee! According to market sources, Chirac will shortly be named as the newest Director of Communications at PPR, reporting directly to François-Henri Pinault himself. We look forward to seeing what this means for the retail and luxury-goods conglomerate! 

Rentrée News Bites

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God knows we need to ease back into this whole “rentrée” business, so here are some fun Fall news bites that are going to be hot stuff this season!

Designers: Marc Jacobs is rumoured to be unveiling a collaboration with artist Richard Prince during his Paris Fashion Week collection for Vuitton. Veronique Branquinho will also be unveiling a new project during PFW. She’s also celebrating her house’s 10th anniversary this Fall. Hedi Slimane will be exhibiting in a solo show this November at the Almine Rech gallery. He will also be curating their stand at the upcoming Frieze Art Fair.

Collaborations: Tommy Hilfiger and Thierry Henry have created a line of rain-coats for their anti-racism foundation, One 4 All. They will be throwing a party at the end of the month to celebrate, the Plasticines have already been signed to perform. 

Shopping: Savannah and Sienna Miller‘s Twenty8Twelve is now available at Montaigne Market and Le Bon Marché. H & M have finally been granted permission to open on the Champs-Elysées. Jean Nouvel is rumoured to have been tapped to create the mega-boutique, which open in late 2008 at 82-90 avenue des Champs-Elysées. 

Politics: Nicolas Sarkozy has earned a spot on Vanity Fair’s 68th Annual International Best-Dressed List, featured in this month’s issue.

Et voilà! A demain!

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