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  • David Bowie has tapped longtime friend Paul Smith to design the official t-shirt for Bowie's upcoming album, The Next Day. [Vogue UK]
  • Dita Von Teese debuted the first completely 3D printed dress, which was made out of powdered nylon and adorned with 12,000 black Swarovski crystals, at the Ace Hotel in New York. [Paper Magazine]
  • Chanel has released a limited-edition collection of nail polishes to celebrate the opening of its new beauty boutique in Hong Kong. [She Finds] [break]These stories and more here, in our daily news roundup.[/break]
  • Meanwhile, Chanel has also opened a pop-up flower stall in London's Covent Garden selling blooms featured in some of the brand's signature scents. [Refinery29]
  • After 10 seasons, What Not to Wear will go off the air. [People]
  • Valentino dressed the most stars this award season with a total of 14 red carpet moments. [Grazia Daily]
  • Dove took its Real Beauty campaign undercover with a little Photoshop trickery. [Mashable]
  • Kate Moss and Victoria Beckham have been remade as British royals to promote The Sunday Times' Style Magazine's annual best-dressed list. [BuzzFeed]
  • Condé Nast has confirmed that Kate Phelan, who left her role as Fashion Director of Vogue UK to be the creative director of Topshop, will return to the publication. There is no word yet on what her position will be at the magazine. [Telegraph]
  • Public relations executive Lynn Tesoro has reached a settlement in her $1 million lawsuit against three French attendees of Zac Posen's Spring 2013 show, one of whom slapped Tesoro when she attempted to reseat them. [WWD] [break]More of the fashion news you want to read, right here.[/break]
  • Manolo Blahnik, Paul Smith, and Orla Kiely have all designed postcard-size pieces of art to go on sale at the Royal College of Art's Secret Postcard event to benefit emerging artists. [Vogue UK]
  • Two of Barneys Co-Op's largest locations in New York and Los Angeles have been rebranded as part of a campaign, which may include the elimination of the Co-Op name altogether. [WWD]
  • Zara founder Amancio Ortega has been named the third richest person in the world with a net worth of $57 billion. [Forbes]
  • When Coco Rocha travels to Paris for Fashion Week, there's one thing she can't resist buying: "It's makeup remover," the model said. "The liquid, clear kind . . . you can only but it here and it's the best stuff." [Elle]
  • Gap is celebrating what would have been Jimi Hendrix's 70th birthday with a limited-edition collection of t-shirts featuring the cover art from his 1969 album People, Hell and Angels. [The GQ Eye]
  • The character Effie Trinket from The Hunger Games is shown wearing Alexander McQueen Fall 2012 in her official portrait to promote the series' second film, Catching Fire. [Fashion Foie Gras]
Those stories and more in today's news roundup.
  • Christian Louboutin has given Martha Stewart permission to paint the iconic red soles of his shoes black. "I don't like them red, even though they're his trademark," she said. "But he doesn't mind. He said it's okay if I do that — I asked him!" [InStyle]
  • Victoria Beckham shared two images from her recent Elle France cover shoot, which Karl Lagerfeld shot at the Chanel store on Paris's Rue Cambon. Beckham called the shoot "a dream come true!" [@VictoriaBeckham]
  • London's Design Museum will exhibit a retrospective of Paul Smith's work next Fall, examining everything from the clothing he designs to the stores he's designed around the world. [WWD]
  • French artist Fabrice Hyber's sculpture "1M3 de beaute" (translation: one cubic meter of beauty) is a cube of Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture number one lipstick that weighs about 330 pounds. The sculpture will be on display in Paris's Palais de Tokyo until Jan. 7. [Fashion Etc.]
  • Meanwhile, British artists Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young took a pair of size 15 men's shoes from Savile Row by Barker and replaced the soles with 1,050 fake teeth. They call the resulting one-offs, which weren't meant to be worn, the Apex Predator. [Art Info]
  • Because hair stylists weren't already specialized enough, a Los Angeles salon called the Private Room now has a station devoted exclusively to cutting bangs. For $20, customers can choose from bangs shaped like celebrities' from Katie Holmes to Rose Byrne. [The Cut]
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Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
  • Christy Turlington's style has gotten a lot simpler since her days on the catwalk. "I used to attempt to keep up with everything going on in the fashion world, but it was never my nature to do so," she said. "My style motto is less is more." [CelebStyle]
  • Lanvin has launched a mobile version of its ecommerce site that's compatible with iPhone and iPad. Now those midday urges to buy a Lanvin minaudière, like the one above, can be settled between text messages. [WWD]
  • Adriana Lima, Gisele Bundchen, and Lea T will make appearances in the upcoming Brazil-themed issue of Visionaire. The 62nd edition of the quarterly fashion publication will also feature 3D images photographed by Karl Lagerfeld, Solve Sundsbo, and Eli Sudbrack, among others. [Made in Brazil]
  • Karl Lagerfeld's famously pampered kitten Choupette is the subject of a new parody Twitter account. @ChoupettesDiary recounts the fictional quotidian details and musings of the kitten who really does have two maids. Example: "Tonight's Plan: meow mercilessly until Daddy forks over $80,000 so I can attend the SJP, Anna Wintour, Obama dinner." [@ChoupettesDiary]
  • Paul Smith — or Sir Paul Smith, depending on which side of the Atlantic you're on — explained that the secret to his success has been to not focus on success: "Keep your feet on the ground, understand your trade, live within your means, and grow carefully," the designer said. [Oki-Ni]
  • Ann Mashburn (wife of noted Atlanta menswear retailer Sid Mashburn) said her wedding dress — created by designer, not politician, David Cameron — was "absolutely perfect." So perfect, in fact, that she "just couldn't bear to take it off." Said Mashburn, "Sid fell asleep on the eve of our wedding waiting for me to change out of it." [Racked]