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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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Bids Reach £80,000 for Princess Beatrice’s Royal Wedding Hat

Just three weeks ago it was referred to as ‘fashion roadkill’, yet now Princess Beatrice’s Philip Treacy headpiece has reached £80,000. Attracting over a 100 bidders online, the profits will go straight to the Little Bee Initiative, a charity founded by Princess Beatrice to raise money for Children in Crisis and Unicef. Initially attracting much ridicule, with the “Princess Beatrice’s ridiculous royal wedding hat” Facebook page having more than 142,000 likes; Treacy remained defiant, stating “The hat is a symbol of positivity. I hope people all over the world will be generous and the hat will benefit many.” Bidding is set to close today, so a flurry of last minute bids is to be expected… watch this space.

Lady Gaga’s Fashion Also Up For Sale In New Charity Auction

Lady Gaga is selling some of her most iconic looks in aid of the Robin Hood Foundation. The three day event in conjunction with Gaga’s stylist Nicola Formichetti and the charity, will take place in New York but is also open to everyone online via the Gilt Groupe website. One of the most sought after items is the white full length gown, worn by Gaga at Paris Fashion Week in March. As well as clothing, concert tickets and Gaga-inspired charms up for up for auction…

David Beckham’s Underwear Line

David Beckham has announced he will be launching his own bodywear line for men. Beckham has said, “I’ve had the idea of doing a bodywear collection for some time now. The push to do something of my own really came as a result of my collaboration with Armani.”.  He will also be launching a new scent entitled ‘Homme by David Beckham’ later this year.  The advertisements will include a specially designed logo created by Stella McCartney’s husband Alasdhair Willis (pictured right). Victoria Beckham tweeted a pic of the branding along with the words: “David announced today he is launching his own bodywear range!!! x” last week. And before you ask… of course he will be face of both his bodywear and fragrance products!

Marion Cotillard
Baby News

Actress and Dior muse, Marion Cotillard has given birth to her first child, a baby boy named Marcel. In celebration, here are some of my favourite Marion Cotillard’s style looks…

The World’s First Fashion Hotel In Dubai

The five-star hotel to be owned and operated by the Al Habtoor Group and will comprise of 30-storeys. The most impressive part… the exterior will display a projection using the world’s largest 100 metre LED screen! Even better than this… it will broadcast the latest Fashion TV highlights, around the clock! Guests will also have access to 30 Fashion TV channels, as well as the biggest Fashion DVD library in the world – offering 50,000 DVDs on the history of fashion! Check me in now…

Happy Sunday! xx

 

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

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Love Is In The Air

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Love, love, love a Wedding!

The world has fallen in love with the elegant, sophisticated Kate Middleton. The Royal Wedding, set to take place on April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey, has sprinkled love in the air right across the globe…

Tiffany & Co. Spring Campaign

Tiffany and Co. have released their Spring 2011 ad campaign, which perfectly captures the elegance, beauty and love of a gorgeous New York Wedding! The photography, styling, models and jewellery (pictured above & right), are as to anticipated from a Tiffany campaign, all exquisite. Love Tiffany’s ability to transport you into a world of luxury…

Vogue UK Wedding Editions

To celebrate the Royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Vogue UK is releasing three exquisite covers for the May 2011 issue (pictured below). The Three key factors to creating these extraordinarily beautiful covers:

– Three supermodels
Natalia Vodianova, Freja Beha Erichson and Lara Stone

– Three exquisite gowns
Vivienne Westwood, Oscar de la Renta and Bruce Oldfield

– One renowned Fashion Photographer
Mario Testino

Vodianova wears Vivienne Westwood, Beha Erichson in Oscar de la Renta, while Stone shines in Bruce Oldfield. The issue is Wedding themed and also features articles on Kate Middleton; a piece on fashion brides; as well as a guide to being a perfect wedding guest…

My Top Royal Wedding Gown Choices

While who will design the wedding gown of the Princess-to-be is still unknown, here are 6 of my favourites for Kate Middleton to consider… Alexander McQueen (Autumn / Winter 2011 collection), Elie Saab (Couture Spring / Summer 2011) and Marchesa (Autumn / Winter 2011 collection)!

Who would you like to see design Kate Middleton’s gown? xx

 

Photos from thetrendreport.ch / fabsugar.com.au / style.com

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