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lou doillon, luella bartley, vivienne westwood, drew barrymore, madonna…oh my!
French It Girl Lou Doillon—progeny of THE Jane Birkin and half-sister to chanteuse Charlotte Gainsbourg—is a style icon in her own right. So it was only time before she were to do more than just don designer garb. Last week was the London launch of Lou Doillon for Lee Cooper, a tailored, “Globe Trotter”-themed collection (the first of three) of high-waisted jeans, tops, and top hats that she designed for the British denim brand.
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From Snow White to Tinker Bell, Disney's leading ladies have always had knack for style. To celebrate Disneyland Paris' 15th anniversary, designers Vivienne Westwood, Luella Bartley, Azzedine Alaia, Scott Henshall, Paul Costello, Antoni & Alison, and Michael Hertz for Aquascutum will bring their wardrobes to life by recreating iconic princess gowns to auction off at Christie's in Paris, with all proceeds benefiting UNICEF.
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Material Girl no more, Madonna plans to host and perform at the grand opening of Gucci's largest flagship in the world, on Fifth Avenue, February 6, 2008. The catch? The party will raise funds for Orphans in Malawi, the African nation where the Queen of Pop has been attempting to adopt a child from for a year now.
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OVER THE HILLS
They say any press is good press. Well, TV's favorite unreal reality show star Heidi Montag has launched her very own fashion line, and how else did we hear about it? To our surprise, the clothes are, actually, quite stylish. Under the umbrella of California-based retailer Anchor Blue, Heidiwood kicks off in February '08 for three seasons of jeans, T-shirts, and accessories.
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In April, easy, breezy, beautiful Drew Barrymore was announced as the newest face of CoverGirl. And now, the commercial—which she also consulted on creatively—has hit the airwaves.
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