Shoes, Shopping, LeBron James, & Furlough Parties: Fashion News You Need to Know 10/4

Struggling to get started on work this morning? Catch up on the fashion news of the day first, and remember, it’s almost the weekend.

King (LeBron) James performed a few magic tricks and stunts for attendees of the Audemars Piguet Sports Watch launch.

No government, no problem? Some still-updaid government workers are making the most of the forced time off.

Fashion fate… an ominous tweet from Nina Garcia…

Shoe crazy and in Paris? There’s a Roger Vivier retrospective going on that could help.

This is big. French retailer COS  – if you don’t know, now you know – is opening up a pop up in Opening Ceremony’s Howard Street store in NYC next week. (It’ll open a standalone shop in 2014, too). Prep your credit cards, and I’ll see you there.

Maybe there’s a reason is laying off over 100 employees…