Ryan Gosling’s mom raids Eva Mendes’ closet for ‘Gangster Squad’

Ryan Gosling and mom Donna strike a pose on the red carpet at the world premiere of "Gangster Squad."
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Ryan Gosling took his mom, Donna, to the world premiere of his new film, “Gangster Squad,” at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Monday night. When she was asked on the red carpet who she was wearing, Mom came back with “Eva Mendes,” having raided the closet of Ryan’s girlfriend. [E!]

Beyonce and Solange Knowles are talented and famous ... and nice enough to return borrowed clothes they’ve worn clean and pressed. Designer Rubin Singer, who dressed Beyonce for a New Year’s Eve performance in Las Vegas, said the sisters are the only celebrities who “always dry clean and send clothes back in a box, with a handwritten thank you note. They are true ladies.” [Glamour]

Singer Beck stars in Saint Laurent’s new ad campaign as creative director Hedi Slimane continues reinventing the label. [The Cut]

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. Chief Executive Ron Johnson, one of a number of fashion retail movers and shakers attending WWD’s CEO Summit this week, said that his goal for the year is to make Penney’s “a happening place.” [WWD] (Subscription required.)

Gap’s efforts at reinvention seem to be hitting some snags. Mark Breitbard, named president of Gap North America operations three months ago, reportedly is leaving to become chief executive at Gymboree. [WWD] (Subscription required.)


Breitbard is being replaced by Tom Sands, most recently executive vice president of Old Navy. [WWD] (Subscription required.)


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