Fashion News: Mary-Louise Parker, Blake Lively at ‘Savages’

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Mary-Louise Parker, left, Blake Lively and Salma Hayek were colorful at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Savages’ on Monday night. The film opens in theaters July 6. [Los Angeles Times]

Cher tweeted that a Broadway-bound musical is being written about her life, with three actresses playing her at different stages of her life. If it comes to pass -- it seems pretty speculative at this point -- it will be three times the fabulous fashion, I bet. [Los Angeles Times]

New creative director Hedi Slimane’s vision for re-creating the Yves Saint Laurent label reportedly includes a move of the design studio to Los Angeles. The late Saint Laurent’s muse, model Betty Catroux, approves, telling WWD, ‘It is so clever of him to work in Los Angeles — in peace, away from everything, under the sun.” (Is L.A. that provincial?) [WWD]

Nyx Cosmetics named Charis Amber Lincoln of Alaska beauty ‘vlogger’ of the year for her video blog, CharismaStar, which has grown to 30,000 subscribers. Lincoln and five other finalists in the Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites (FACE) Awards competed in a live runway show Sunday in Pasadena, Nyx announced in a news release. [Updated 1:15 p.m. June 29 to correct spelling of Charis.]


Versace plans to introduce a new atelier jewelry collection during its couture show in Paris on Sunday. The jewelry will be available by appointment only and will be custom made. [WWD]

Margherita Missoni tweeted that Giambattista Valli offered ‘couture counseling,’ but didn’t design her wedding gown as was previously reported. ‘The dress was made by the women who saw me growing up, following my precise directions and with Giamba’s ‘couture counseling,’' she said. [The Cut]

It’s not only royal granddaughter-in-law Kate Middleton whose clothing choices can spark a buying frenzy. Queen Elizabeth II carried three different Launer London handbags during her Diamond Jubilee festivities, sparking a buying frenzy that crashed the handbag maker’s website. [Telegraph]

Fashionista vows to keep an eye on whether Vogue’s health initiative aimed at insuring models aren’t under age 16 and are treated humanely is effective. So far, it looks as if the global magazine empire has been using models of an appropriate age for some time, with the average age of those in the June issues being 24. [Fashionista]


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-- Susan Denley