Betsey Johnson to receive CFDA lifetime award

Cart-wheeling Betsey Johnson to be honored

Betsey Johnson -- the fashion designer known for her over-the-top clothing, cartwheels at the end of runway shows and her appearance last year as a contestant on "Dancing With the Stars" -- will be this year's recipient of the Council of Fashion Designers of America's Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. [Los Angeles Times]

"Fashion Police" has had a hard time of it. First the death of host Joan Rivers in September, then a gaffe by co-host Giuliana Rancic, accused of making racist comments about singer Zendaya's Oscars night dreadlocks after which Kelly Osbourne and River's replacement Kathy Griffin both departed in short order. On Tuesday, E! announced the show is going on hiatus until September, for some retooling. [Los Angeles Times]

Stella McCartney designed two limited-edition T-shirts that bear designs inspired by kids' artwork. Sales of the shirts will benefit War Child UK, an organization that works to help children in war zones. [The Cut]

Under-the-radar label Brandblack issued a new Jamal Crawford sneaker on Sunday -- and it sold out the same day. [Los Angeles Times]

“Yves Saint Laurent 1971, La collection du scandale,” an exhibit of pieces from the designer's scandalous Spring 1971 couture collection -- which drew references from the Nazi occupation of Paris -- is set to open Thursday at the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent in Paris. [WWD]

American label M. Patmos, designed by Marcia Patmos, won the International Woolmark Prize for womenswear. [WWD]

Joe Fresh founder Joe Mimran is stepping away from day-to-day operations of the brand, saying it's in good hands and it's time for him to relax and pursue other endeavors. [Toronto Star]

Olivia Wilde models the latest in H&M's sustainable Conscious Exclusive collection in an upcoming ad campaign. The newest styles in the collection will be available April 16. [StyleList]

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