Justin Bieber, Karl Lagerfeld collaborate in V magazine

Justin Bieber takes his shirt off for Karl Lagerfeld

Justin Bieber has been taking his shirt off a lot lately. First came word this week that he's starring in Calvin Klein's latest underwear and jeans ads; now he's shirtless in a spread in V magazine's Music issue (No. 93), scheduled to be out Jan. 15, in which he was photographed and interviewed by legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld. [V Magazine]

Reggae scions Ziggy and Stephen Marley are starring in John Varvatos' spring ad campaign. [Los Angeles Times]

Joan Didion, the intellectual writer whose new Celine ad startled the fashion world this week, reminds New York Times writer Alexandra Jacobs that this isn't the first time she's lent her likeness to commerce. She appeared in a Gap ad shot by Annie Leibovitz in 1989. And the Cut has a photo to prove it.

Kendall Jenner's spring ad campaign for Marc Jacobs debuted Thursday. On Wednesday, the busy 19-year-old took in a Los Angeles Lakers vs. Los Angeles Clippers' game with stepsister Khloe Kardashian and fellow model Cara Delevingne. [People]

Singer Joni Mitchell is in the latest star of Saint Laurent's Music Project Campaign. [The Cut]

Target apparently plans to offer plus sizes of its forthcoming Lilly Pulitzer collaboration online only — and the Twitterverse is unhappy that the garments won't be in stores. [People]

Macy's and J.C. Penny both announced store closings. Penney plans to close 39 stores and lay off 2,250 workers and Macy's plans to close 14 stores in a restructuring that could include a loss of 2,200 employees. (But Macy's still plans to open a new store in L.A. in 2016.) [USA Today]

 

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