Reese Witherspoon wore a black Michael Kors pearl-embroidered dress from the Transeason 2015 collection to the Palm Springs International Film Festival awards gala on Saturday, where she received the Chairman's Award for her performance in "Wild." [Los Angeles Times]
Nanette Lepore announced via Twitter a new partnership with Bluestar Alliance meant to provide capital for global expansion.
Denmark's National Museum in Copenhagen has mounted a major exhibition titled "Fur: An Issue of Life and Death." It examines the ethics and economics of fur and is scheduled to be open through Feb. 22. [WWD]
The "selfie-stick," a retractable pole that attaches to a smartphone to allow the user to take better selfies, was the holiday season's hottest accessory. [Bloomberg]
The UK Advertising Standards Authority has banned an Urban Outfitters' underwear ad that shows too much "thigh gap," a condition that appears only in the very thin. The authority said the representation was "irresponsible and harmful." [Daily Mail]
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute is planning to showcase the wardrobe of Countess Jacqueline de Ribes in an exhibition next fall. Considered to be one of the best-dressed women in the world, the countess was a muse to designers including Yves Saint Laurent and Valentino. [WWD]