Screen shot 2012-10-12 at 1.12.47 PM.png"You can appreciate my style without having to appreciate my weight. It's not actually mutually inclusive. I just get frustrated because, just because I exist in this shape, doesn't mean that I'm like advocating it and being like, 'I look great,'" Alexa Chung told Fashionista when asked about the uproar over her pics being posted on "thinspiration boards."

Screen shot 2012-10-12 at 1.48.49 PM.pngAnd, speaking of Alexa Chung, Anderson Cooper has a monogrammed Chanel hula hoop bag and gave one to her! (Although actually was it just a 'homemade version of the designer bag?) [via The Daily Beast]

Screen shot 2012-10-12 at 1.45.45 PM.png Check out Lanvin's new 'Pandora' jewlery collection. Love that the lion choker looks like a cool old door knocker.  We could definitely see Mr. Mickey in some of these. [via High Snobette]

A sports bra has been developed that purportedly can detect early signs of breast cancer up to six years before mammograms or self-exams would find evidence of tumors. [i09 via Death + Taxes]

Screen shot 2012-10-12 at 1.28.15 PM.pngWe now have more info on those awesomely cheesy Paul Ryan workout photos: they were shot while he was still being considered for Time's Person of the Year and, apparently, his staffers were "assured they would never run." Sure...sure...whatever you say... [via Daily Intel]

Screen shot 2012-10-12 at 1.52.33 PM.pngOoh, Papermag's favorite 1-2 style punch and twin sister designs Coco & Breezy are hosting a Q&A session today at their pop-up shop at Live Astro in Williamsburg. [via Press Release]

Louis Vuitton honors Stephen Sprouse with an awesome leopard collection. [via High Snobette]

Screen shot 2012-10-12 at 1.48.08 PM.pngFashion Bomb Daily breaks down how much Beyonce's super chic Barclays Center outfit cost.

Screen shot 2012-10-12 at 1.42.45 PM.pngBest bridal shoot ever. [via Shift]