Fashion brands branching out into home accessories, a new logo for Zara, a paywall for Condé Nast titles, and more news from the fashion trenches this month.

Fun Fashion Fact

During a recent Paris auction, Le Smoking, a highly sought-after custom tuxedo trouser suit made by Saint Laurent for French actress Catherine Deneuve in 1982, fetched 20,000 euros (just under $23,000). This makes it the highest amount ever paid for any le smoking at auction.