Lady Gaga stops traffic at H&M Times Square opening

Lady Gaga stops traffic at H&M Times Square opening
Lady Gaga joined H&M executives Stefan Persson, left, and Daniel Kulle for the midnight opening of a new H&M store in Times Square. (Larry Busacca / Getty Images)

Streets were cordoned off and more than 2,500 people reportedly stood in line hoping to glimpse Lady Gaga, who cut a ribbon to open H&M's new New York City store in Times Square at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday. Gaga, who was wearing a colorful customized jumpsuit from the H&D Conscious Collection, was on hand to promote her new album "Artpop," which is on sale at H&M stores. [Cut]

Later Thursday, Gaga headed to rehearsals for her "Saturday Night Live" hosting gig this weekend wearing a rose colored jumpsuit. [Daily Mail]

Isabel Marant's collection for H&M sold so briskly that the retailer's website crashed. [Racked]

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show took place Wednesday night, and will air on CBS Dec. 10. Taylor Swift was among the performers (albeit fully clothed). Check out photos on our Ministry of Gossip blog.

Teen blogger and media maven Tavi Gevinson looks grown up and glamorous as a face of Cole Haan's holiday campaign.  [Cut]

More costumes from the 1965 film version of "Sound of Music" are heading for auction, our Adam Tschorn reports. [Los Angeles Times]

Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat is introducing a collection of neckwear, tie bars, cufflinks and pocket squares with online retailer Tie Bar. [WWD]