Fashion News: Alicia Keys, Sean Combs and Kanye West at Givenchy


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Maxime Simoens, 27, is the most recent designer to leave his post (a four-month stint designing for French fashion house Leonard) following a string of others including Stefano Pilati and Raf Simons. He’s also the most recent talent rumored to be filling the Dior post. Could the young designer finally be the one everyone’s been waiting for? WWD (subscription required), Fashionista

Alber Elbaz celebrated 10 years at Lanvin with a party in Paris. Guests included Pharrell Williams and the always striking Tilda Swinton.


Speaking of celebrities seen at Paris Fashion Week, Sean Combs, Alicia Keys and Kanye West, a budding designer himself, sat front row at the Givenchy show on Sunday.

A study done in Britain shows that eating disorders can be linked to social and cultural influences, suggesting to some that advertisements and images featuring too-thin models should be banned by the government. Fashion Etc

L.A.-based label Equipment, maker of the beloved silk button-down shirts that fashion editors and insiders can’t get enough of, is launching sweaters for fall. It presented a line of three basic silhouettes last week in Paris and will also expand on dresses and tweak its signature silk shirts into even more pared-down crew-neck tops. Elle

Actress and current face of Dior Mila Kunis has no doubt that she’ll try face-filling injectables some day. People Style Watch


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Photos, from top: Alicia Keys attends the Givenchy ready-to-wear fall/winter show at Paris Fashion Week; French designer Maxime Simoens appears on the catwalk after presenting the Leonard collection; Kanye West at the Givenchy show. Credits: Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images; Francois Mori / Associated Press; Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images