Duke says Duchess of Cambridge looks like a banana in Australia

Even princes can be less than tactful. Prince William and the former Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, Day 10 of their tour to New Zealand and Australia.  Kate wore a yellow dress with white modular details designed by Roksanda Ilincic to attend a reception. The duchess said her husband opined that the dress made her look like a banana. [Marie Claire]

Solange Knowles was the DJ at a party Tuesday night celebrating Jimmy Choo's new-concept boutique on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. [Los Angeles Times]

The opening of the boutique starts a new chapter for Jimmy Choo, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic Booth Moore reports. [Los Angeles Times]

Ryan Lochte and Ireland Baldwin are starring in new Calvin Klein ads. [People]

Some of the designer/celebrity match-ups for this year's Met Ball are being revealed, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Lupita Nyong'o and Michelle Dockery are going for Prada; Zooey Deschanel will be with Tommy Hilfiger (for whom she just designed a capsule collection); Taylor Swift with J. Mendel, Zoe Saldana with Prabal Gurung. Meanwhile a source tells THR that Anna Wintour wants ticket prices raised from $15,000 to $25,000, to make the event May 5 even more exclusive. [Hollywood Reporter].

Gap announced plans to partner with Kate Spade and Jack Spade on a kids collection. [Los Angeles Times]

For the May cover of W magazine, photographer David Fincher shot Rosamund Pike in the act of removing her makeup. [W]


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