Duchess of Cambridge wears DVF to meet One Direction

Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
Britain’s Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive to attend the Nov. 13 Royal Variety Performance at the Palladium Theatre in London.
(Lefteris Pitarakis / Associated Press)

The Duchess of Cambridge is back on a regular schedule of appearances since she’s recovered from the devastating morning sickness that sidelined her for the first few weeks of her second pregnancy. She attended the annual Royal Variety Performance in London on Thursday night, wearing a black lace gown by Diane von Furstenberg. She also got to meet members of One Direction, who were among the evening’s performers. [WWD]

Comedian Mike Myers has done a funny commercial for Sears Canada with his brother Peter, a company employee for 32 years. [AdWeek]

Dame Vivienne Westwood, fashion designer and activist, advised in a let-them-eat-cake way that people who can’t afford to eat organic food should eat less. [Vogue UK]

Comedian Kathy Griffin confirmed that she has been approached about replacing her late friend Joan Rivers on “Fashion Police."  [Deadline Hollywood]


An Australia-based supermarket chain is testing a program in its stores in China that allows customers to pay using facial- and hand-recognition technology. [Racked]

Lululemon plans to open its first men’s store in New York on Black Friday. [WWD]