**From the Director of Alien and Themla & Louise: **Ridley Scott to direct the saga of the Gucci family. [SunUK]

**Playing Doctor**: Man of the Hour Patrick Dempsey is the Versace man. [MSNBC]

**Recycling Bags**: Mulberry refocuses on men. [MPDClick]

**Forward Russia!**: Tom Ford to open shop in the city with—after New York, of course—the world’s greatest concentration of high rollers. [Bloomburg/VogueUK]

**On the Barricades**: Plum Sykes fights for her right to earn, rocking the whole “fashion girl meets snowbunny” thing. [NYMag]

**Burberry Check**: An analyst’s view from among the Chavs. [Portfolio: Fashion Inc.]

**LES Speakeasy**: A peek into THECAST on Ludlow. [UrbanDaddy]

—G.B.

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