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Edited by on April 27 2011 at 6:29 AM

- W‘s longtime fashion and style editor, Alex White, is leaving the mag to pursue her own projects — possibly including an online magazine — but fear not, fellow obsessive editorial lovers! Vogue contributing editor Edward Enninful — whose recent work includes the stunning “The Blackallure” for Vogue Italia — will take her place starting May 1. White has been with W since 1994 and has helped ease what has been a slightly rocky transition from the Patrick McCarthy to Stefano Tonchi era. According to both White and Tonchi, however, the split is amicable and mutually agreed upon. [WWD]

FASHION SCRAMBLE: Alex White Out, Edward Enninful In at W + The Japanese Fashion Show Must Go On + Prince Harry, Royal Party Animal

- What with the massive earthquake, massive aftershocks and subsequent tsunami, Japan Fashion Week had to take a bit of a backseat. But the Japanese fashion industry won’t let Mother Nature torrentially rain on their parade. Designers have joined forces to form Voltron a website featuring all of their collections for the Fall 2011 season. [The Cut]

- Beloved royal ginger (seriously, who’s his dad?) Prince Harry is not slacking off on his best man duties. As the self-appointed “wedmin,” Harry has had three state rooms in Buckingham Palace converted into a nightclub with a DJ playing well into the morning hours. For those still standing, there will be a 6 a.m. “survivor’s breakfast.” Oh, and this is also happening:

FASHION SCRAMBLE: Alex White Out, Edward Enninful In at W + The Japanese Fashion Show Must Go On + Prince Harry, Royal Party Animal

A chest full of booze, namely rum and champagne. Meanwhile, Kate Middleton might have found her soulmate in Prince William, but I just fell head over tranny heels for Harry. [Daily Mail]

Story by Lester Brathwaite

I was center square from 1969 to 1978, during which I perfected the art of the zing as well as a crippling cocaine addiction. Bea Arthur was responsible for both. @LesFabian lester at fashionindie.com