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FAST MOVER: Though it may seem like Portfolio is running out of talent to poach, competitors aren't done luring people away. Fast Company has hired Jana Meier, Portfolio's senior associate art director. "Losing a designer of Jana's calibre is rotten news," wrote design director Robert Priest in a memo to staff. Fast Company, which is staffing up to fill those spiffy new World Trade Center offices, also has hired Mark Borden as senior editor. He was a reporter for Fortune (where he profiled Marc Jacobs and Robert Duffy) until 2002, and more recently has been writing for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker and Sports Illustrated. Anya Kamenetz, author of the acclaimed "Generation Debt," has signed on as a staff writer. — Irin Carmon
NO LAW FOR NOW: On Wednesday, London's Daily Telegraph reported that Jude Law might play Halston in an upcoming Weinstein Co. film — but it's apparently too soon to name Law as the lead. "While it's an interesting idea, there are no plans for Jude to play Halston in any upcoming film project," said a spokesman for the actor.