After NY Times' Cathy Horyn called Oscar de la Renta a "hot dog" in her review of his show, the designer fired back with his own food-related zinger in an open letter asking, "If you have the right to call me a hot dog why do I not have the right to call you a stale 3-day old hamburger?" For our part, we think this is the most we've heard fashion people talk about food all year. [via Fashionista]

Ryan Lochte greeted Anna Wintour at the Ralph Lauren show yesterday with a touch to her bare thigh. Oh my god, people, a touch on her bare thigh! [via Twitter]

Check out photos from the new Autumn/Winter lookbook for Brooklyn-based label How Very Dare's romance novel-themed "Danielle Steals My Heart" collection (get it?), featuring dresses with book page graphics, horses and fiery sunset imagery. [via High Snobette]

Olé! Here are some looks from Ralph Lauren's Spain-with-a-touch-of-Central-America-inspired collection, presented yesterday on the last day of NYFW. [via Style.com]

Dope hiking boots from Bernhard Wilhelm for Camper. [via Slam x Hype]

Rumor has it that WSJ. Magazine's Deborah Needleman has been offered -- twice! -- Sally Singer's recently-vacated post at T Magazine but still no word on whether she'll accept. [via Fashionologie]

Here's Kate Hudson on the subscribers' cover of Harper's Bazaar (she wears a black dress in front of a plain, white background on the newsstand version). [via Fashion Gone Rogue]

Take a peek inside the stunning home of Christian Louboutin, located in the Vendée Region in the South of France, and see the footwear designer sporting some seriously endearing socks. [via WSJ.]

Finally!  British designer Dominic Wilcox has created a fully functioning prototype of "GPS shoes" that will literally guide you home anywhere in the world. Now if only we had those after the Opening Ceremony party...[via Dominic Wilcox]