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- Prabal Gurung's Fall 2013 moodboard hints that floral Victoriana and vintage military uniforms will inspire his upcoming collection. [Harper's Bazaar]
- Zac Posen is set to launch Zac Zac Posen, a contemporary line of dresses and separates. The pieces will run $690 for a cocktail dress and $1,690 for an evening gown. [Racked]
- Talk about model roommates: Cara Delevingne and Georgia May Jagger are reportedly moving to North London together. [Telegraph]
- The CFDA has teamed up with Swarovski to host A Collective View, a roundup of Instagram pics snapped and shared by industry insiders, on the CFDA's website. [Fashionologie Inbox]
- The Westminster City Council has refused Abercrombie & Fitch's proposal to open a children's store on Savile Row. [Vogue UK]
- The President of Vera Wang Group, Mario Grauso, has stepped down from his position. He will continue to consult for the company. [WWD]
- Anna Piaggi's wardrobe will be featured in a public exhibition at Milan's Fabbrica del Vapore later this month. [Vogue UK]
- Gucci and Louis Vuitton are just a few of the brands launching themed products in honor of the Lunar New Year. [The Wall Street Journal]
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- Miuccia Prada's sketches of the dresses she designed with Baz Luhrmann for The Great Gatsby have been released. This is the third time Prada has worked with the director; their most recent project was the 1996 film Romeo & Juliet. [Telegraph]
- Move over, eBay: there is a new generation of online resale sites hitting the Internet. [Business of Fashion]
- Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery says that her character, Lady Mary Crawley, influences her personal style. [InStyle]
- Mark your calendars: the Valentino Spring 2013 couture show will be live streamed this Wednesday at 12 p.m. EST. [Valentino]
- Newly relocated John Galliano isn't wasting any time hitting New York's fashionable haunts: he was recently spotted having lunch at Sant Ambroeus with Grace Coddington. [Page Six]
- André Leon Talley loves that Michelle Obama is a first lady who isn't afraid to put her hair up in a ponytail. [Vogue]
- Cara Delevingne and Mark Ronson were just a few of the guests spotted at Georgia May Jagger's haunted 21st birthday party. [FabSugar UK]
- Nina Garcia will debut her style makeover web series, Decoding Style With Nina Garcia, tomorrow on Aol on Style's YouTube channel. [Racked]
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- Calvin Klein's ex-boyfriend Nick Gruber was spotted kissing a girl named Chelsea Heath on the beach in Marina Del Rey, Calif. A source says the two are close but "not in a relationship." [Styleite]
- Speaking of relationships, rumor has it that Virginie Mouzat, fashion director of Le Figaro, is having an affair with LVMH owner Bernard Arnault. The news story that originally reported the rumor was taken down today. [The Cut]
- Georgia May Jagger's recently released ads for Material Girl fittingly feature the model behind the scenes at a concert. "I spent a lot of my childhood backstage hanging out around amps," Jagger says. "So this photo shoot brought back a lot of memories." [The Daily Telegraph]
- That's Dr. McCartney to you. Designers Stella McCartney, Lulu Guinness, and David Downton will each be presented with honorary doctorate degrees from the University of the Arts London later this month. [Vogue UK]
- Gwyneth Paltrow has partnered with Kain Label to offer readers of her website, Goop, one garment from a limited-edition collaboration every week. The first item for sale is a simple white t-shirt. [Racked]
- Joan Smalls stars in a German ad for Mercedes-Benz wearing a second-skin leather bodysuit, similar to that worn by Catwoman. The ad was shot by Mario Testino. [Fashion Foie Gras]
- What do regular men on the street think of the recent menswear shows in London, Milan, and Paris? When one young man saw photos of the Dsquared2 show, he replied, "This postapocalyptic Scottish schoolbus is not going to drive itself." [Fashionista]
- Yuvi Alpert, one half of jewelry label Ruby Kobo — and one of the first designers to be part of the CFDA's Fashion Incubator program — debuted a tightly edited collection of men's accessories during Men's Fashion Week in Paris called Yuvi. See one of those gorgeous pieces below. [Fashionologie Inbox]
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- Thakoon Panichgul opened the doors of his art-filled New York studio for a tour, where he revealed that while it's important for him to be surrounded by books and lots of inspiring fabrics, he often doesn't want to look at his own archives. "The past is the past—I don't want to look at it, I want to move forward," he said. [Vogue]
- Paco Rabanne today announced that it has appointed Lydia Maurer as its new creative director. Maurer, 29, will fill the position Manish Arora had until he and the brand decided to part ways in May. [The Cut]
- Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have had an incredible journey from their days on Full House to winning one of the most prestigious trophies in American fashion from the CFDA. How did they do it? Part of it was building their brand slowly. "They took time to become part of the industry and didn't expect any special favors," says CFDA executive director Steven Kolb. [Fashionista]
- Georgia May Jagger is the new face of The Sunglass Hut, but she may well help create visuals for the chain one day. Jagger is a budding photographer, and Sunglass Hut's CEO Fabio D'Angelantonio said the company is "investigating how [Jagger's] passion for photography can come alive." [WWD]
- Harley Viera-Newton has been selected as one of Target Style's guest editors for June. "I've always loved Target," she says. "They allow people to have fun and dress up and express themselves without going completely broke." [Target Style]