The Haute List: James Franco’s Stuart Weitzman Commercial, Asos’s Record Year, and More Fashion News

— James Franco found time to film four commercials for Stuart Weitzman, starring Petra Nemcova. Inspired by the film “Mondo New York,” the shorts feature the supermodel (and “Dancing With the Stars” alum) showing off her moves on an empty dancefloor. [InStyle]

— What a year for Asos. The British retailer’s profits are up 40 percent, thanks to a push in American and Australian markets. [Reuters]

— There’s been lots of chatter about luxury brands’ success in China, but the label that has made the biggest splash since its Chinese launch is (arguably) Coach. [Reuters]

— Albert Mayles talks about filming self-proclaimed “geriatric starlet” Iris Apfel, the subject of his upcoming documentary. [Grazia]

— Courtney Love unveiled her punk-Edwardian fashion line, Never the Bride, in the latest issue of Contributor Magazine. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

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