Audigier's Exit Plan... Karl in Motion... Reyes Branching Out...

Christian Audigier wants to sell his company and is in talks with private equity firms, apparel manufacturers, and European firms about buying the business.

BRIT AWARDS: The British Fashion Council has revealed the nominees for this year’s Swarovski-sponsored British Fashion Awards, which take place Nov. 25. Among the nominees in the 10 categories are Jimmy Choo, Agent Provocateur and Paul Smith for the Designer Brand award, while Christopher Bailey for Burberry, Paul Smith and Richard James have been nominated for the Menswear Designer award. Red Carpet Designer nominees are Matthew Williamson, Giles Deacon and Stella McCartney. Agyness Deyn, Jourdan Dunn and Lily Donaldson are up for model of the year — which makes it a second time around for Deyn, who scooped up the prize last year. Meanwhile, Pat McGrath, founder and editor in chief of i-D magazine Terry Jones and photographer Tim Walker have been nominated for the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator, which acknowledges creativity within the fashion industry. In addition, the BFC will present one designer with its award for Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Design on the night of the awards.
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