Fashion follows 'Cinderella'

'Cinderella' inspires Swarovski jewelry and Hot Topic dresses

Disney's live-action version of "Cinderella" has opened, and for fashionistas inspired by the romantic tale there are tons of product tie-ins, including Swarovski jewelry inspired by Cate Blanchett's stepmother character and a goth peasant dress from Hot Topic. [Los Angeles Times]

Kathy Griffin has resigned from E!'s "Fashion Police" after just seven weeks, saying her brand of humor is incompatible with the show. "I do not want to use my comedy to contribute to a culture of unattainable perfectionism and intolerance toward difference," she said in a statement. [Los Angeles Times]

Reed Krakoff is suspending design and production operations for an unspecified time, WWD reports. [WWD]

First Lady Michelle Obama wore an Edun printed calf hair jacket to tape a segment of the "Ellen" show, scheduled to air on Monday, Edun announced via news release on Friday.

A pair of shorts that originally cost $54 can sell secondhand for $95 in the booming resale market for scarce Lululemon items, writes Chavie Lieber at Racked. [Racked]

Otis College of Art and Design announced Friday that its annual design awards will go to fashion designer Trina Turk, Lucky Brand CEO Carlos Alberini and retailer PacSun.

Instead of turning to a celebrity, Kenneth Cole ha turned to a "real guy" to front the campaign for its limited-edition Mankind Ultimate fragrance, a war veteran and double amputee. [WWD]

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