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Prince George marks first birthday, is crowned fashion trendsetter

Prince George marks first birthday, is crowned fashion trendsetter
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, holds Prince George as they and Prince William look at the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London earlier this month. (John Stillwell / Pool)

Britain's Prince George turned 1 year old on Tuesday, and WWD declared that he's already proven himself to be a toddling trendsetter. [WWD]

The tyke celebrated his birthday with a family tea, including his great grandmother the queen as a guest. [Los Angeles Times]

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A coroner reportedly has ruled that 25-year-old British television personality Peaches Geldof --- the daughter of rocker Bob Geldof -- died of a heroin overdose. Her body was found at her home in April. [BBC News]

Sam Taylor-Johnson, director of the soon-to-be-released film "Fifty Shades of Grey," is working on a photo project shooting Coco Chanel's private, not-open-to-the-public apartment on the second floor of the Chanel atelier in Paris. The photos are to be displayed at London's Saatchi Gallery in September. [Telegraph]

The tally is in for which will be the fattest fashion magazines this September -- always the biggest and most important issue of the year. The biggest are Vogue at 661 pages (30 fewer than last year); InStyle, 485; Elle, 465; and Harper's  Bazaar, 444. The latter three all represent increases over last year. [WWD]

Crocs, the plastic shoes so ugly you just gotta love 'em -- or not -- are getting a downsize. The company announced plans to restructure, close 75 to 100 stores and lay off several dozen employees. [WSJ]

Alice Harris' new photo book "Blow Me a Kiss" features iconic photos of lips from the 1920s through the grunge era. [Los Angeles Times]

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