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Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery in Harper's Bazaar September 2012

Bergdorf Goodman's Birthday, Downton's Leading Lady, and Azealia Banks's September Cover


Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.

  • Bergdorf Goodman will celebrate its 111th birthday this year with window installations, an in-store pop-up shop, and special merchandise created by over 100 designers "for every single division and floor in the women's and men's stores." [Racked]

  • Venus Williams doesn't know yet where she'll stage the presentation for her sportswear line EleVen during New York Fashion Week. "I'm not sure of the exact location because I just got back from the Olympics," she said. "I'm still getting updated. Who am I? Where am I? Why?" [The Cut]

  • Michelle Dockery says she's nothing like her Downton Abbey character, the infinitely imperious Lady Mary Crawley. But she does acknowledge that "it's amazing, really, how [the show] has affected fashion." [Harper's Bazaar]

  • Industry darling Azealia Banks has landed her very own September cover. [Spin]

  • Tyra Banks (no relation to the aforementioned Banks) has started documenting her life with GIFs she created for the photo-sharing site Cinemagram. [BuzzFeed]

  • The image of a swimsuit-clad Michael Phelps sitting in a bathtub that was originally believed to be part of a campaign for Louis Vuitton "is not an official Louis Vuitton image," according to a spokesman for the company. [The Daily Mail]

Photo: Michelle Dockery photographed by Benjamin A. Huseby for the September 2012 issue of Harper's Bazaar.

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