Here's what's happening around the web this morning:

Rebecca Minkoff Launching Footwear
Heel yeah! Handbag designer Rebecca Minkoff is set to launch a 25-style shoe collection in the spring.
[WWD]

Lady Gaga Poses as a Man on Vogue Hommes Japan Cover
Dude looks like a Lady Gaga! The singer's male alter ego, "Jo Calderone," strikes a pose for the cover of Vogue Hommes Japan.
[Hypebeast]

Jessica Simpson to Use "Real Women" Models at New York Fashion Week
See ya later, skinnies! Jessica Simpson plans to use "normal"-sized models to wear her clothing line during New York Fashion Week.
[Hollywood Life]

Katy Perry Rocks Colored Highlights
Rainbow-hued hair extensions, a lion cub windbreaker, and a leather mini? Easy, Katy Perry, easy.
[Daily Mail]

Ancient Romans Wore Socks with Sandals
Did somebody say Fashion Faux Pas Maximus? Scientists have found evidence that Romans wore socks with sandals. There goes our gladiator fantasy.
[Telegraph]

Thief Makes Off with Human Hair
And the creepiest robbery award goes to the dude who stole £6,000 (about $9,300) worth of hair from a British beauty shop that makes hair extensions. Gag.
[Crosby Herald]

Nike Files Patent for Auto-Lacing Sneakers
Nike is working on a patent to design sneakers that automatically lace up with the push of a button. Good work, geeks.
[Engadget]