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May 29, 2012 BY CAPSULESNEWS

Russell Simmons is back for another try. Argyleculture, a label that he formed during his time at Kellwood, Inc., is now being relaunched under the guidance of Simmons and his trump card, Joesph Abboud. It's the first time Argyleculture will display a full collection, and Simmons describes the line as "preppy on steroids." We'll all be watching to see how that aesthetic goes over. [WWD]

Seth Meyers is set to host the CFDA Awards next week, and he'll be sharing the stage with presenters including Jessica Chastain, Jessica Pare, and Matt Bomer. Suddenly, watching the digital broadcast the day after just got a lot more appealing. [WWD]

Russell Simmons isn't the only one breaking back into the menswear business. Pierre Cardin will show his new Spring 2013 collection on July 1 in Paris. He was "one of the first designers to show menswear on the runway," and now he'll be getting back on the runway just before his ninetieth birthday. We can only hope to be that productive now, let alone at 90. [WWD]

Over the weekend, Louis Vuitton took credit for a Gucci suit that Brad Pitt wore in Cannes. Oops, looks like someone can't recognize their own designs. [E! Online]

Warby Parker was recently featured on the Today Show, and now we can all expect to see even more people who don't need glasses wearing glasses. [Complex]

And now we see just how badly Facebook wants to put a phone in your hand. For its third smartphone attempt, Facebook has recruited former Apple employees to work on the operations. What does one have to say to a person to get them to leave the iPhone for a Facebook phone that has already failed twice? Baby cash. [NY Times]

Facebook may hand out baby cash, but other companies are right behind them with their own weird and envious employee perks. Check out Mashable's roundup of the best perks from successful start-ups. [Mashable]

M Magazine hasn't hit the stands yet, but it's already got some resurrected competition. Rodale just announced the relaunch of their own high end men's lifestyle magazine, Best Life, which will debut in late October. Guys, you are going to have so many options for where to dump all that extra money everyone seems to think you have. [Adweek]