Industry Report: Giorgio Calling And Middleton Rings Again

  • Giorgio Armani has lent a hand in stylizing the new Samsung Smartphone. [Racked]
  • The commercialization of the Middleton/Princess Di ring continues: QVC has announced they will be making a replica that will retail for $39.54. [WWD]

  • You’ve probably heard that Betsey Johnson got taken over by Steve Madden. You can now expect some major brand changes soon. [WSJ]
  • While Karl still isn’t going anywhere, he has expressed a desire that the person he’d most like to take his place at Chanel would be Haider Ackermann, an edgy Colombian designer. [Vogue UK]