The week's top stories in fashion news.
⋅ All the media attention being paid to Don Draper's member must be stroking Jon Hamm's...ego. The actor's preference for going commando has been drawing intense scrutiny recently. So what's new? Major underwear companies like Jockey and Fruit of the Loom are now in a bidding war to see who can finally give Don Draper's junk a comfy home. (Complex)
⋅ Why put down payment on a house when you can buy the most expensive T-shirt in the world? Now available in the Hermès Madison Avenue flagship is a crocodile tee for $91,500. Do any of us even have a credit card with a limit high enough to buy it? (Refinery29)
⋅ The high priests of men's fashion gathered in New York City this week for the annual WWD-hosted Men's Wear Summit. WWD has posted its reports of all the major talks from the conference, including bastions of cool Humberto Leon and Carol Lim from Opening Ceremony, Thom Browne, and Nick Wooster. (WWD)
⋅ Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger has recently come forward with a heinous addiction to—not drugs, not gambling, but Gucci. Seriously. And not in the sleek-suits kind of way, but in the head-to-toe studded leather kind of way. Half a million dollars of Gucci later, the author has officially checked into rehab to help him with his problem. But when will the fashion police intervene? (New York)
—Todd Plummer. Follow him at @toddkingston.