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Fashion briefs: Thatcher's suits go on auction at Christie's

Plus the Kardashian sisters design for Dorothy Perkins, Narciso Rodriguez is Banana Republic's new design adviser, and Rodeo Drive salutes Diana Vreeland.

Thatcher's suits go on auction at Christie's

Margaret Thatcher's famed suits are going to be sold as part of Christie's British-themed auction on September 3. The pieces to be sold include the former British prime minister's yellow and navy skirt suit by Mansfield and a glossy Susan Small cocktail coat.

Kardashians design for Dorothy Perkins

Khloe, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian are collaborating with Sir Philip Green to work on a collection for the British retailer Dorothy Perkins. The 100-piece collection of clothing and accessories will launch in November. A footwear collection is in the works for 2013.

Narciso Rodriguez for Banana Republic

The New York-based designer Narciso Rodriguez was recently hired as Banana Republic's new design adviser. He'll be working with Simon Knee, Banana Republic's vice-president and creative director. The first collection involving Rodriguez will be for autumn/winter 2013.

Diana Vreeland gets tribute on Rodeo Drive

The late Vogue US editor Diana Vreeland is receiving a plaque on Rodeo Drive's "Walk of Style", becoming the first magazine editor to receive such a tribute. The plaque will be presented to her family on September 10.