Headline Trip

Don’t bother washing that flannel. A possible Kurt Cobain biopic may spawn another grunge revival. Sells like teen spirit. (Reuters)

Alexandre Plokhov (of Cloak fame) is ending his tenure at Versace after three successful years, during which he’s done the unimaginable: transforming the Versace man from a Liza Minnelli impersonator to a proper gent—no hormones, just tailoring. (WWD)

Rose Cordero is giving French Vogue a much need jolt of flavor for its March cover. The Dominican stunner will be the first model of color to appear since Liya’s Kebede’s star turn in 2002. (Models.com)

Talk about instant gratification. Designers are beating the six-month-long lag time between catwalk and store, and the subsequent knock-offs, by selling directly off the runways—well, almost. (WSJ)

It wouldn’t be Fashion Week without drama. This season had no shortage: Justin Timberlake’s diva antics, manhandled socialites, feuding second-tier celebs. It’s better than Christmas. (Page Six)

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