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Ryan Seacrest to Host Fashion Rocks

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Celebrities, Fashion Shows, News,

Ryan SeacrestRyan Seacrest will host Fashion Rocks.

The charity event - which will be attended by an impressive array of celebrities - combines the world of fashion with musical performances and will broadcast on CBS for the first time since 2008.

The American Idol presenter can't wait to get on stage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on September 9 for the event: "I'm always excited to be a part of live events, and Fashion Rocks combines three of my favorite things - music, fashion and New York City." Ryan added that he was determined to "make it an amazing and memorable night."

A huge string of diverse musical performers have already been confirmed for the two-hour extravaganza, including Jennifer Lopez, KISS, Pitbull, The Band Perry, Duran Duran, Afrojack, Miranda Lambert, Rita Ora, and Usher.

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Items Du Jour: Ashley Greene Is a Redhead, SNL Spoofs Brad’s Chanel Ads

Karlie Kloss for Mango+ Just days before venturing on her Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 promotional tour, Ashley Greene colors her brunette locks to a striking red shade. Love it or leave it?

+ We showed you the preview of Karl Lagerfeld's photos of Victoria Beckham for French Elle -- now check out the full editorial!

+ Saturday Night Live takes to spoofing Brad Pitt's Chanel advertisements. He knew he had it coming, right?

+ Want a 24-carat gold temporary tattoo on your arm in the shape of jewelry? Of course you do! At least, that's what Dior's banking on, anyway.

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Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls to Host Revamped House of Style

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Fashion Shows, Models, News,

Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss at the MTV VMAsJust like plenty of movies and fashion trends these days, television shows are also constantly being recycled. MTV, for one, has decided that it's time to bring back the nineties fashion-centric House of Style - this time, however, it will be hosted by models Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls.

MTV announced the news at Thursday night's Video Music Awards, which both models attended to raise awareness of the upcoming program (in addition, of course, to their primary job of just looking stunning on the red carpet) “I can’t believe it," Smalls said. "I’m in shock as well,” Kloss added. “It’s unbelievable and such a huge honor. We have major shoes to fill.”

Cindy Crawford, Amber Valetta, Molly Sims and Rebecca Romijn were a few of the models who hosted the original show back in the day. “Both industries have changed quite a bit. So it’ll be interesting to see how we show that," Kloss said.

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Alex Chung’s Mean Fashion Show

Alexa ChungAlexa Chung admits her new fashion TV show is "really intense." The British beauty - who creates her own fashion range as well as TV presenting and DJ-ing - admits "24 Hour Catwalk," where designers are challenged to create a runway collection in a day, is tough and she believes even she began to go crazy as she had to stay up as long as the contestants.

"It's a very mean show. It's really intense. There's designers - there's a first round challenge where two of them go, and then the next two are really excited and pumped to be through and then we're like, 'Wait, you have to create a collection in 24 hours'. So then they have to stay awake all through the night. It's very mean, they get very emotional. But it also involves me staying up for 24 hours too! By episode six I was losing my mind," she said when speaking about the show on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Alexa is loved by many designers, with Christopher Kane previously stating she manages to always look phenomenal: "It was just one of those things. She contacts me, she wanted to wear something so it's great. She looks phenomenal, she always does."

Cheryl Cole Wants More Beckham Dresses

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Celebrities, Fashion Designers,

Cheryl Cole in Victoria BeckhamCheryl Cole wants to own more Victoria Beckham dresses in 2012. The stylish beauty donned one of the former Spice Girl singer's creations for an awards show in London earlier this year, and she admits she is very keen to wear more of them in the next 12 months.

"I think Victoria Beckham is another girl who killed it this year. I love Victoria, I love her clothes and, actually, my festive wish would to be wearing more of it next year."

Despite seeing her profile peak during her stint as a judge on UK TV show X Factor - for which she became known for her style - Cheryl admits fashion was the last thing on her mind when she was on the show: "At the moment, I'm not constantly on TV, it's not as intense as it once was. I feel more relaxed because I'm judging doing music, going to the studio. To be honest, when I was on X Factor, what I wore was the least of my worries. But it's nice now not to have to even think about it, just to have a weekend."

Naomi Campbell Stars in New Documentary

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Models, News,

Naomi CampbellSupermodel Naomi Campbell thinks it is important to "remember her roots."

The British native is the focus of her new documentary about her life as part of the CNBC Meets series, and in the show she explains how her upbringing in London helped to inspire her charity work.

"I've really enjoyed working with Tania on this show, and I'm looking forward to seeing the finished show. For me, it's really important to remember my roots and experiences growing up - it's those things that make you the person that you are. London will always be home to me, and it was so much fun to take a walk down memory lane and visit the house I grew up in."

Also in the documentary, Naomi talks about breaking barriers in fashion and her attempts to break down barriers for other black women, and there are also contributions from her mentor, legendary producer Quincy Jones and Duran Duran stars Simon Le Bon and Nick Rhodes.

PHOTOS: Preview the Upcoming Gossip Girl Line

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Celebrities, Fashion Designers, News,

Upcoming Gossip Girl Line by Romeo & Juliet Couture

Now you can dress like Blake Lively Serena van der Woodsen!

Neiman Marcus, Saks, and Kitson will soon be selling this Romeo & Juliet Couture designed Gossip Girl line, with pieces ranging between $80-$200.

Thankfully someone is finally attempting to right the wrong that was the Anna Sui for Target line.

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Kelly Osbourne Slams Kate Middleton

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Kelly Osbourne on The Tonight ShowE!'s fashion police correspondant Kelly Osbourne has criticized the newly-crowned Duchess of Cambridge on her knack for recycling fashions.

"In England they are like look how thrifty she's [Kate Middleton] being, showing the British public that the Royals are in a recession as well. Only in this country they call it a faux pas," Osbourne said on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Osbourne spoke in regards to the dress Kate wore to Zara Phillips' royal wedding this month, which she had previously worn in 2006.

"Well I'm sorry but if I had that job I would only wear it once. If I am going to be the future bloody Queen of England I'm going to wear that dress once because I'm giving up the rest of my life, all of my privacy, at least I can get a new dress every day."

Perhaps this is why Kelly is not the future Queen of England! I am personally all about being thrifty and opting to reuse and/or restyle clothing that I like -- why can't Kate? Not that I'm a huge fan of the future queen's style, but recycling clothes over lavishly spending copious amounts of money on new ones is a plus in my book!

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Items Du Jour: PETA vs. Victoria Beckham, Lily Cole Ditches Red Hair

-- Supermodel Eva Herzigova is expecting her second child with her partner Gregorio Marsiaj. The couple already have 3 year-old son George who appears on the Fall/Winter 2010 cover and editorial of Vogue Niños España with his 37 year-old mom.

-- English model and actress Lily Cole has ditched her signature red locks for a darker look. While she looks good in anything, I do miss her red hair!

-- In his first television interview since his infamous MTV VMA Taylor Swift outburst, Kanye West showed off his diamond teeth to Ellen DeGeneres. No, it is not a grill. Yes, they are now his real teeth.

-- Despite initial reports that PETA (People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals) was planning an attack on Victoria Beckham for using animal skin in her new line, PETA has since denied the claims... for now.

-- Inez and Vinoodh shoots Sasha Pivovarova for Vogue Nippon's December issue. Too bad Sasha looks like a woodland creature trying to pass as a leprechaun.

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L’Oreal Girl Rachel Weisz

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Description has become the new face of L’Oreal Paris.

The stunning actress has signed a deal with the cosmetics firm to appear in the brand’s TV and print advertisements and says it’s a dream come true.

“I am honored to be the new ambassador of L’Oreal Paris, which values both beauty and diversity.”

Cyril Chapuy, global brand president of L’Oreal Paris, says Rachel was chosen because women can relate to her: “Rachel Weisz is a determined and a forward-thinking woman, a brilliant and an engaged actress. Women can identify with her.”

Rachel follows in the footsteps of , Aishwarya Rai, Patrick Dempsey, Gong Li, Andie MacDowell and Beyonce Knowles in becoming a L’Oreal spokesperson.