Fashion News: Beyonce baby Blue Ivy born


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Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed new baby Blue Ivy on Saturday night, and some folks are figuring that Beyonce will be back in good enough shape to perform at the Grammys (she is nominated for two) Feb 12. [Huffington Post]

Dear me. British TV drama ‘Downton Abbey’ seems to be using used costumes. Or maybe we should say reycled costumes. For instance, a costume worn by Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary) in one scene was previously worn by Emma Thompson in the 1992 film ‘Howard’s End.’ [Telegraph]


The duchess of Cambridge wore a floor-length lacy black gown to the London premiere of ‘War Horse’ over the weekend. The most notable accessory was a plastic umbrella wielded by her husband to keep his lady dry in the damp weather. [Cut]

Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton will be the subjects of an exhibition opening in March at the Musée des Arts Decoratifs at the Louvre in Paris. The exhibit is to cover two floors of the museum, one dedicated to Vuitton, one to Jacobs, who is in creative director of the atelier Vuitton established. [Telegraph]

Lady Gaga has been writing a column for V magazine, but in the latest issue she turned over her space for notes in which designers including Giorgio Armani and Karl Lagerfeld talk about her style. [Cut]

Nicole Richie confesses that she doesn’t know how to put on makeup. Why should she? She’s one of the lucky ones who can have someone else do it whenever necessary. [InStyle]

Nicki Minaj reportedly is in talks with Vogue for a cover. [Fashionista]



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Photos, from top: Jay-Z and Beyonce, shown at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in September, welcomed baby Blue Ivy on Saturday; the duke and duchess of Cambridge at the ‘War Horse’ London premiere. Credits: Al Bello / Getty Images; Ian Gavan / AFP/Getty Images