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Coming Soon: A Taylor Swift x Nigel Barker Book

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(PacificCoastNews; Getty) Taylor Swift and Nigel Barker have collaborated on a new bookIn the realm of cross-industry celebrity collaborations, here's one we didn't see coming. Crossover country star Taylor Swift has teamed up with ex-America's Next Top Model "noted photographer" Nigel Barker to release a book called 8 Hours/Taylor Swift—out this month and available for a limited time exclusively at Sony stores around the country.The book chronicles eight hours Barker spent with Swift in...Read Full Story

Watch This: Rare Footage of Jeanne Lanvin Supervising Fittings at her Atelier

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(Courtesy Lanvin/studio Harcourt) Jeanne LanvinCheck out this amazing video featuring recently-unearthed footage of Jeanne Lanvin, mother of the House of Lanvin, supervising fittings at her legendary atelier at 22 Faubourg Saint Honore in Paris:Jeanne Lanvin lived from 1867 to 1946. Images and film footage of her is very rare—here, she is shown in fittings with models right before she launched her "Sorbier" or "Azalee" eveningwear. By her side is her assistant, Mademoiselle Renee.Read Full Story

Scarlett Johansson as You've Never Seen Her Before—On the Cover of 'V'

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(Courtesy of V, Photo: Jean-Paul Goude for V Magazine) Scarlett JohanssonHollywood bombshell Scarlett Johansson plays the iconic Janet Leigh in the upcoming film Hitchcock—which also stars Jessica Biel, Anthony Hopkins, and Toni Colette—and, this November, ahead of the film release, Johansson also stars on the cover of V magazine.Check out some of the best bits from her interview, right here.About shooting the iconic shower scene: “We only had the luxury to shoot the scene for a day, and...Read Full Story

Video: Behind the Scenes at Blake Lively's Gucci Campaign Photoshoot

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(Getty) Blake Lively wears Gucci at the Savages New York premiere earlier this yearBlake Lively is the latest, greatest Gucci girl—and the Italian luxury house has just released this behind-the-scenes footage from Lively's Gucci Premiere fragrance campaign photoshoot. Shot by writer-director Nicolas Winding Refn (he directed Ryan Gosling in Drive), the shoot took place at the Sheats Goldstein Residence in Beverly Hills—an iconic property in Los Angeles that also played the backdrop in Charlie...Read Full Story

CONFIRMED: MIA is Collaborating With Versace

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(Getty) MIA at the Versace haute show earlier this yearIt's no surprise that MIA has a serious artists' streak—not only is her personal fashion styling out-of-this-world, but she also attended London's legendary art school Central Saint Martins. So it was only a matter of time before the singer/songwriter took her talents to the drawing board.At a talk earlier this week at New York's PS1, an offshoot of the Museum of Modern Art, MIA plugged her laptop into an overhead projector and revealed...Read Full Story

FIRST PHOTO: What Michelle Obama is Wearing on Election Night 2012

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(The White House Flickr) Here is the first photo—a sneak peek behind-the-scenes where President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and his wife Dr. Jill Biden congratulate each other after the 2012 US presidential election was called in their favor.See Michelle Obama on the far right, and a sneak peek at what she is wearing tonight—one of the most-anticipated looks of her tenure as first lady.Michelle Obama appears to be wearing a red-violet print high-neck...Read Full Story

Stunning Photos of Michelle Obama Wearing Michael Kors on Election Night 2012

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(Getty Images)Late tonight, President Barack Obama was declared the winner of a second term in the 2012  US Presidential Election. At his victory speech in Chicago, President Obama appeared on stage with his family—First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia.(White House Flickr)From a fashion perspective, we're suuuper excited about four more years—of First Lady Michelle Obama and her amazing support for American designers.Michelle Obama started off her second term as all-American...Read Full Story

Guess What Else Nicki Minaj Has Up Her Sleeve (Besides a New Clothing Line)

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(Getty Images) Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj isn't just planning on launching a clothing line next year—according to an interview in Billboard magazine, the fashion-forward superstar is thinking about starring in a reality show linked to her brand launch."I'll see how overwhelming it is," Minaj told Billboard. "If I feel like it's too personal, people discussing too much, I won't do it."Minaj is currently starring in an E! documentary series that follows her on the lead-up to the launch of Pink...Read Full Story

The Latest on the Balenciaga Shake-Up: 'We Have a Short List' of Candidates

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(Getty) Balenciaga's ex-creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere with Chloe SevignyHere's an update to yesterday's industry-shaking news that Nicolas Ghesquiere, who's helmed the house of Balenciaga for the past 15 years, is stepping down: - WWD reports that Ghesquiere hasn't been available for comment since the news broke because he's "in Japan for a friend's wedding." That's kind of weird, but okay.- "We have a short list," said Balenciaga CEO Isabelle Guichot, who indicated that a new creative...Read Full Story

This Handsome French Fellow Will Play Yves Saint Laurent in a New Biopic

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(Getty) Gaspard Ulliel arriving at a Chanel show last year Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent were lifelong rivals—and whomever pledged his loyalty to the house of Saint Laurent shall never grace the hallowed halls of Chanel, and vice versa. Until now.According to a report in today's WWD, Gaspard Ulliel, a French model and actor who has served as the face of Chanel's men's fragrance "Blue" since 2010, has been tapped to play Yves Saint Laurent in a new film, Saint Laurent. The Bertrand...Read Full Story