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This month's Elle takes a look at why rock stars love Anna Sui, throwing in a good Courtney Love story in the process. Sui says one day she got a phone call from the manager of her Soho boutique, who said, "Anna, the store looks like a teenage girl’s bedroom right now—Courtney Love is standing naked in the middle of it, trying on everything, just throwing the clothes on the floor." So Sui asked to speak to her, and within five minutes they'd made dinner plans. [Elle]