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♦ The Condé Nast memo concerning budget cuts seems to have failed to make its way to W. Last week Kate Moss arrived in NYC to do a shoot, only to discover it had been canceled and no one had bothered to tell her before she left. So, after stopping to smoke a cigarette outside JFK, she hopped back on another first class flight home, at the cost of $12,000 to the magazine. [Mirror]
♦ The latest casualties of the recession: Holly Dunlap, whose shoe line is no more, Fred Leighton jewelry, which might be going into liquidation, and even, maybe, expensive fashion shows. [NYP, WWD, WWD]
♦ Fashionistas in Moscow are coping with the plunge in the market the way any good Russian would: They're drinking lots of vodka. [stylefile]

♦ We've been trying not to mention the T word, but we give in: Thanks to Twilight, vampire style is everywhere, from Rodarte's gothic slashed dresses to Lancome's new black lip gloss. [NYDN]
♦ Diane von Furstenberg will take a pass on the Botox, thank you very much. [Vogue UK]
♦ It's an age-old problem for hipster parents: Why must strollers be so un-chic? Well, Marc Jacobs has come to the rescue with a limited-edition black Bugaboo, just $1500. [stylelist]
♦ The brutal teachings of Miss J Alexander will soon be available to girls who aren't destined to become Top Model material: He's sold a book, Follow the Model: Miss J's Guide to Unleashing Presence, Poise, and Power, to Simon Spotlight Entertainment. [NYO]