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5 Espresso Shots of Fashion News…

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The Iconic Ruby Slippers To Travel To London

The original ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard Of Oz will be travelling to London for an upcoming exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. The ‘Hollywood Costume Exhibition’ will be the first time the slippers have ever been on public display outside the US. The exhibition will launch on October 20 and run until November 18 {just enough time for the slippers to return home before Thanksgiving… as The Wizard of Oz is televised every year as the traditional Thanksgiving film}.

2.
Anne Hathaway’s Valentino Wedding Gown

Valentino has released a sketch of Anne Hathway’s Wedding gown and it shows that this exquisite creation was in fact tinted pink.  A representative for Valentino has said: “Mr. Valentino Garavani designed it especially for Anne and our seamstresses at the couture atelier in Rome made it. Anne is like a daughter to him.”

3.
A Slice of Fendi’s Baguette

In celebration of 15 years of Fendi’s iconic Baguette bag, the Italian label has launched an online pop-up shop on Fendi.com. 63 diminutive styles have been re-issued for the Baguette’s birthday. And crafty customers are especially in for a treat – the ‘Baguette Box’ includes a white fabric Baguette, nine acrylic paint colours and personalised Fendi paint brushes – so you can create your own unique Baguette.

4.
An Honorary Knighthood For Bernard Arnault

CEO of luxury conglomerate LVMH, will be awarded an Honorary Knighthood. The French, Arnault, will receive this great honour for services to the business and the wider community in the U.K.

5.
Tom Ford Baby Boy Joy

Tom Ford has welcomed the arrival of his first child – a baby boy named, Alexander John Buckley Ford. LOVE magazine broke the news by Twitter, congratulating Ford and his partner of 25 years, Richard Buckley.

Photos from fashion.telegraph.co.uk / vogue.co.uk

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Espresso Shot Of News…

Your Daily Fashion Scoop

Photos from grazia.com.au

Today’s Espresso Shot of News features three highly fashionable ladies all with the same (well practically the same) name – Katy, Katie & Kate…

Katy Perry’s Wedding Dress

On Katy Perry and Russell Brand’s big day, it has been confirmed that the bride wore a dove grey, lace sleeve, Elie Saab Haute Couture gown. The wedding gown is thought to be straight from the Elie Saab Autumn / Winter 2011 Runway (pictured above).

The hauntingly beautiful dress, with exquisite detailing, would have looked spectacular on Perry’s porcelain, fair skin. It was originally reported that in addition to Elie Saab, Perry would also have a rotating bridal wardrobe, including pieces from designers Zuhair Murad and Donna Mizani. There were also rumours of henna tattoos and a fortune telling parrot…

Longchamp & Love Celebrate
Katie Grand

Katie Grand’s fourth issue as editor-in-chief of LOVE magazine, was celebrated in the Longchamp boutique on New York’s Madison Ave. The eight striking covers, shot for LOVE’s ‘Gorgeous’ issue decorated the luxury store. In honour of Grand, Longchamp also created a limited edition ‘LOVE’ Le Pliage bag (pictured right).

Just a few of the highly fashionable guests included: Uma Thurman, Patricia Field, Alessandra Ambrosio, Theodora Richards, Missy Rayder and many more. The very stylish Olivia Palermo also made an appearance, wearing a too-cute Giambatista Valli shift dress (pictured right).

LOVE is a bi-annual fashion magazine launched by Grand. Grand has previously been named by The Daily Telegraph as ‘one of the most powerful stylists in the world’. She also lends her highly stylish eyes to the catwalks of Giles, Jonathan Saunders, Loewe, Louis Vuitton, Topshop Unique and Ungaro.

‘Kate Iconic’ collection –
Kate Moss’ 10 Most Popular Pieces

Featured below are gorgeous photos of the stunning Kate Moss and her ‘Kate Iconic’ collection. Encompassing 10 of her most popular designs for Topshop since 2007, the ‘Kate Iconic’ collection looks simply divine!

Her last full collection for Topshop also looks set to be a decedent 70’s inspired affair. Expect her effortless Boho aesthetic in ultra chic, detailed pieces – think feathers, fringed mini-dresses, floral tea dresses, sequins and more…

Mark off November 2nd in your diaries now! xx

Photos from grazia.com.au

Side Photos from vogue.co.uk