Maria Sharapova, CFDA celebrate Fashion Targets Breast Cancer

Maria Sharapova wears Marc Jacobs to CFDA party


Tennis star Maria Sharapova (clad in a pink dress by Marc Jacobs), the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Porsche co-hosted a cocktail party Wednesday night celebrating the 20th anniversary of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. Many fashion industry folks turned out to support the initiative. [WWD]

In other style and fashion news:

Gwyneth Paltrow, wearing a bikini, took the Ice Bucket Challenge, and called out her "consciously uncoupled" husband Chris Martin, fashion designer Stella McCartney and actress Cameron Diaz to pour ice water over themselves, too. [People]

Modern watches, jewelry and underwear have reportedly been banned from the set of "Downton Abbey," just to make sure nothing not-of-the-early-20th-century inadvertently shows up in any scenes (as a water bottle did in a recent publicity photo). [Telegraph]

T magazine's "by the numbers" looks at Vogue and, among other things, finds that editor in chief Anna Wintour has a rumored $200,000-a-year clothing allowance, 93% of the covers in the last five years have featured celebrities and Amber Valletta is Wintour's favorite cover model (she's been on 17 of them). [T magazine]

Sharleen Ernster Lazear has left her position as Guess' chief design officer after 18 months, WWD reports. [WWD]

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