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Kendall and Kylie Jenner to Launch Jewelry Line

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Kendall and Kylie Jenner (Getty Images) There's no stopping the Kardashian empire. From a full-scale clothing collection with retail giant Sears to the Kardashian Kolors nail-polish line with Nicole by OPI, the Kardashian sisters show no signs of slowing down. Following in their big sisters' business-savvy footsteps, young fashionistas Kendall and Kylie Jenner are launching a jewelry line with famed jeweler Pascal Mouawad.  “Millions of teenagers look to Kendall and Kylie for style advice...Read Full Story

Forever 21 to Open in France

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Forever 21 is arguaMartinez of the best places to try out new trends is on the cheap. And I'll be the first to admit I've fallen prey to the lure of their affordable fashions. Still, it was surprising to hear the mega-retailer will soon be opening its doors in France, the home of couture and practically a synonym for high fashion and refined luxury.The Los Angeles-based company, with 460 stores under its belt, is saying "bonjour" to the French market on January 28. The first store is opening...Read Full Story

Mario Lopez Strips Down for New Underwear Line, RatedM

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Mario Lopez (Flynet Pictures) Now there's a good excuse to see Mario Lopez in his underwear: The actor and Extra host is stepping into the apparel business with an underwear line called RatedM. “I’d always wanted to get into the apparel and fitness world, and I thought, ‘Why don’t I just start my own?’” said Lopez. The Latin star teamed up with Mike Tawil, one of the founders of 2(x)ist, a popular men's underwear line. “It made sense to launch this with Mario,” said Tawil. “He’s a hard...Read Full Story

Details: Amy Winehouse's Final Collection for Fred Perry

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Amy Winehouse (Pacific Coast News) Amy Winehouse's rich legacy lives on through her music and her distinct retro style aesthetic. In conjunction with Amy's posthumous album, Lioness: Hidden Treasures, Fred Perry has released select pieces from the singer's final collection with the British label. According to FredPerry.com, the garments reference "Amy's love of '50s Americana and art deco Miami and features an exclusive print scattered with cadillacs, juke boxes, and cat's eye sunglasses...Read Full Story

Details: Marni for H&M to Launch in March 2012

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Emma Roberts, Consuelo Castiglioni (Getty Images) If the combination of Versace for H&M and the surprise Versace for H&M spring collection still hasn't satiated your fashion appetite, have no fear. Fashion giants Hennes & Mauritz announced their most recent collaboration with the ultra chic Italian label, Marni! Founder and creative director Consuelo Castiglioni said of the collection, “I wanted to create a true Marni wardrobe by revisiting all our favorite pieces in signature fabrics and...Read Full Story

High Fashion Heist: $400K Worth of Louis Vuitton Goods Stolen

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
One of Spring 2012's standout collections was Louis Vuitton's magical Paris presentation, complete with lace parasols, a fanciful carousel and, of course, Kate Moss. Following the recent heist of Marc Jacobs' Spring 2012 sample collection, the creations of LV's head designer were targeted this time.Five masked robbers held up four employees and a security guard at France's Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport to make a getaway with approximately $400,000 worth of Louis Vuitton merchandise. While...Read Full Story

Versace for H&M to Launch Spring 2012 Collection

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Donatella Versace (Getty Images) If you missed out on the Versace for H&M, have no fear—you have a second chance! The Fall 2011 collection hit stores last week to great fanfare, from camped out fans, to fighting shoppers. Donatella Versace is set to continue the wildly successful collaboration with the powerhouse retailer for Spring 2012. Mirror UK reports that the spring/summer line will feature softer pastel colors, strappy sandals and gold jewelry. The sequel collection is set to go on...Read Full Story

James Franco to Direct Seven For All Mankind's Spring Campaign

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James Franco (Getty Images) Move along, Don Draper. James Franco is officially the hottest ad man in town! Luxury denim brand Seven For All Mankind officially announced that the hunky Spider-Man star is set to direct and photograph the brand's upcoming spring campaign. The print campaign first appear in March issues of various magazines with video segments to go online around the same time. The campaign is scheduled to begin shooting on December 11 in Los Angeles, with a second...Read Full Story

A Complete Rundown of the Versace for H&M Frenzy

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Donatella Versace, Nicki Minaj (Getty Images) The Versace for H&M collection is causing an international frenzy. Versace for H&M officially hit stores this morning in London, Paris, Milan and Shanghai to overwhelming fanfare. British shoppers camped out overnight in front of London's Regent Street store, with reports coming in that by 8:30 a.m. the eager line outside H&M had curled around the block. Lucky London shoppers even got to catch a glimpse of Donatella Versace herself who was on...Read Full Story

Courteney Cox Partners With Rue La La to Raise Money For Charity

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Courteney Cox (Getty Images) Our favorite Friends star proves that philantrophy is the chicest accessory of all! Courteney Cox may have her hands busy with a successful acting career and full-time mommy duty, but even her hectic schedule can't keep her from helping out the community. Courtney has joined forces with haute members-only shopping destination, Rue La La, to curate a one-of-a-kind boutique that benefits the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation.This new initiative...Read Full Story