Katie Holmes Covers ‘Elle,’ Designer Sues Courtney Love, And More Fashion News

Katie Holmes on the February cover of ’Elle.’
Photo: Courtesy of ’Elle’

• It’s no wonder Katie Holmes seems to be channeling Jackie O. (High-waisted pants! Skinny belt!) on the February cover of Elle magazine—the actress will star in The History Channel’s miniseries The Kennedys. {Elle}

Courtney Love, the frontwoman for the band Hole, is being sued for defamation (on Twitter!) by fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir. Let this be a lesson to be careful what you say in cyberspace. {The Huffington Post}

• In other lawsuit news, Horrorpops’ Patricia Day is suing Mattel and Hard Rock Cafe claiming they used her likeness without permission for their Rockabilly Barbie. {Coco Perez}

Prada has introduced a Made To Order “Lettering” Service, where you can monogram any one of their leather or camo print bags with colorful initials. The luxury brand gets an ’A’ for that! {Highsnobiety}

• Little girls in grown-up clothes for the Tom Ford-edited issue of French Vogue, creepy or thought-provoking? {Styleite}

• Talk about a statement-making shoe—these Massimo Dogana booties tell it like it is. Describing them would do them no justice; just check them out. {The Gloss}

eBay’s new creative director is Andrea Linett, former Lucky magazine creative director. The online shopping site just got a lot more interesting. {Fashionologie}

• We are still debating whether we love or are scared of these Delfina Delettrez skeleton bracelets modeled by Chloë Sevigny in Purple Fashion magazine. {Fashion Indie}