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Fashion News: Kim Kardashian wed. Marc Jacobs to Dior?

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Kim Kardashian indeed wore Vera Wang when she married Kris Humphries over the weekend at a private estate in Montecito. Wang herself was among the guests, as was Avril Levigne (who is dating Kim’s stepbrother Brody Jenner), Ryan Seacrest, Julianne Hough, Demi Lovato and Eva Longoria. [Los Angeles Times] [People]

It’s time to pay attention to rumors that Marc Jacobs is likely to replace the fired John Galliano at Dior. Sources tell Women’s Wear Daily that Bernard Arnault, head of Dior’s parent company LVMH, and Jacobs are in deep discussion, and both are described as ‘excited.’ [WWD] (Subscription required.)

The tuxedo Kanye West wore to the Costume Institute Gala in May was the first Tory Burch ever designed. (The pair are shown at the gala at left). Now she plans to debut a collection of tuxes for women at her flagship store in New York in September. [Harper’s Bazaar]

Retailers are filling their shoe shelves with Manolo Blahniks for fall. The designer’s single-sole, elegant shoes are a match for what one calls the season’s ‘ladylike chic.’ [WWD]

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Also for fall, long, parted hair will be in, along with sleek buns, bright nails and bold lips, says ‘The View’ stylist/makeup artist Lavette Slater. [Bella Sugar]

Vogue Italia is drawing flak for a website feature on large gold hoop earrings that it labeled ‘slave earrings.’ Bloggers all over the world took offense, accusing the magazine of trying to ‘glamorize slavery.’ ‘There is absolutely nothing fashionable about the history of enslaved Africans,’ one wrote. [Telegraph]

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--Susan Denley


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