The Week in Fashion: New Doc Martens Store, Ben Affleck's Cool Blue Suit, and the $25K Young Designer Prize

The day's top five stories in fashion news.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 13: Actor-director Ben Affleck arrive at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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The day's top five stories in fashion news.

Free tomorrow night? Pull on your Doc Martens and channel your inner punk at the brand's Union Square store opening, where indie band School of Seven Bells will be giving a free performance. Did we mention White Castle is catering? (New York Daily News)

Thus spoke PPR (Pinault-Printemps-Redoute) Chairman François-Henri Pinault, and the newest luxury house was born; the fashion holdings company has taken a majority stake in Christopher Kane. Expected avenues of development include brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce—hopefully in time for us to get our hands on some Frankenstein tee shirts for next Halloween. (WWD)

Comcast shut down George Clooney's YouTube video that shows him in bed withCindy Crawford and his girlfriend, Stacy Keibler, in promotion of his Casamigos Tequila brand. Gorgeous George made a few phone calls and got his video restored, depriving viewers of his tequila-fueled, partner-swapping antics for just five hours. (NY Post)

Ian Velardi woke up $25,000 richer yesterday; the New York-based menswear designer is the latest recipient of the Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Rising Young Designer award. We'll drink to that! (Fashion Week Daily)

Why do girls get all the fun? Hollywood's leading men also shut it down on the red carpet at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards. Standouts include Ben Affleck in midnight blue Gucci and Ryan Seacrest in a grey satin Burberry tux. (RCFA)

—Todd Plummer

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