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Happy Birthday To Cecil Dell’Orefice For Friday!

Cecil Dell’Orefice, one of the world’s oldest working models, will celebrate her 80th birthday this Friday June 10th.

Gracing the cover of American Vogue at just 15 years of age in 1947; Dell’Orefice went onto become the face of Chanel (pictured above), Rolex and Elizabeth Arden campaigns (pictured below right). Most recently Dell’Orefice walked the catwalk for Alberta Ferretti’s Fall 2011 collection (pictured below left). Previously, she also took to the catwalk for John Galliano and Hermès.

The Royal Wedding Gown On Display…

During this year’s Annual Summer opening of Buckingham Palace (July 23 – October 3), the Duchess of Cambridge’s royal wedding dress will go on display. Designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, the gown stopped hearts around the world for its exquisite, intricate beauty. While you swoon over this incredible history making gown, you can also check out the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s traditional fruit wedding cake as part of the display.

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Best Dressed At The MTV Movie Awards…

1>> Emma Watson in Marchesa
2>> Leighton Meester in Balmain
3>> Lily Collins in D&G
4>> Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in
Dolce & Gabbana
5>> Kristen Stewart in Balmain
6>> Emma Stone in Bottega Veneta
7>> Selena Gomez in Giambattista Valli
8>> Elle Fanning in D&G

Who is your best dressed lovely from the MTV Movie Awards? xx

 

Photos from dailymail.co.uk / grazia.com.au / google images

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Aussie ‘Plus Size’ Model Covers Vogue Italia
& Elle France

Australian ‘plus size’ model, Robyn Lawley, has landed the cover Vogue Italia’s June 2011 issue. The 21year old also covers French Elle’s latest Spécial Rondes ‘Body Issue’ .  (both covers pictured above)

This is the first time plus-size models have graced the cover of Vogue Italia since Sophie Dahl in 2000. Lawley was shot by renowned photographer Steven Meisel for the cover, which she shares with Tara Lynn and Candice Huffine. Vogue Italia Editor, Franca Sozzani, has dedicated a section of the magazine to curvier models, saying: “Why should these women slim down? Many of the women who have a few extra kilos are especially beautiful and also more feminine.”

For Elle France, Lawley appears on the cover and also a 10-page editorial inside the magazine.

Lawley is an Australian size 14 and looks exquisitely beautiful on both covers…

Jessica Simpson Tween Line

It was recently reported Jessica Simpson’s clothing label is about to become the first ever celebrity line to top a billion dollars in retail sales. And now she is set to expand her fashion empire to the tween market!

The Jessica Simpson tween line will feature: shoes, outerwear, sportswear, activewear and jeans. Her younger sister, Ashlee Simpson, will also come on board as co-creative director. Of the new area of her brand, Jessica Simpson has said:

“Creating a tween apparel collection was a natural extension for the brand. I’m excited to bring my sister, Ashlee, along as co-creative director of this division, because she brings a savvy rocker edge that defines today’s tweens.”

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Mario Testino For
Kate Moss’ Wedding

Kate Moss has chosen Mario Testino as her official wedding photographer (pictured right).

The date is set for Moss to wed Jamie Hince on July 2nd.  Testino has had some practise in the Wedding genre of late, having taken the Duke and Duchess’ of Cambridge’s engagement pictures. Other details of the Moss wedding have been kept under wraps; however, rumour has it Shirley Bassey is set to perform. Watch this space…

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A Chanel Bag Made Entirely Of Beef Jerky?

That is exactly what Nancy Wu, Art Center College of Design student, has created (pictured right)! Formed by hand-stitched sheets of dried meat, the bag also features the gold-chain handle and interlocking CC logo synonymous with the classic 2.55 Chanel handbag. Nancy also created a Louis Vuitton beef jerky wallet in her collection.

Very clever… but I think I will hold out for original!

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Happy Thursday! xx

 

 

Photos from grazia.com.au / google images