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  • Michelle Obama wore a dress designed by Reed Krakoff in her second official White House portrait. [WWD]
  • Eyewear brand Warby Parker is in talks with Google to design fashionable frames for the Internet giant's high-tech glasses. [The New York Times]
  • JCPenney will launch an exclusive line of dresses, Pearl by Georgina Chapman of Marchesa, next month. The pieces will range from $50 to $250. [Racked]
  • After allegedly committing murder last week, Oscar Pistorius is no longer the face of Thierry Mugler's A*Men fragrance. [WWD]
  • Ruth La Ferla is the latest writer to offer up her opinion on all the sartorial peacocking at Fashion Week: "Who can fault them if they embrace the occasion as a continuous photo op?" She wrote. "[In] an era with video streaming, Instagram, Tumblr, and Vine have only redoubled the impact of an exotically eye-catching look." [The New York Times] [break] Read on for more daily news bits. [/break]
    • The latest version of Stella McCartney's Falabella bag incorporates wool straight from the sheep at her farm in England. [Telegraph]
    • Meanwhile, Hermès's new Kelly bag and Chanel's pearl-encrusted purses top Miroslava Duma's list of Spring's best accessories. [Editorialist]
    • Paper-Cut-Project has created seven wigs and some very intricate backdrops for Red Valentino's Milan boutique. [Stylesight]
    • Amber Le Bon's favorite piece of fashion advice comes courtesy of her father, Simon Le Bon: "Always check your fly." [Destination Kors]
    • Contemporary brand Comptoir des Cotonniers will collaborate with Paris-based Calla on a capsule collection to debut worldwide in Comptoir des Cotonniers stores this April. [WWD]
    • "If there were no models, I couldn't do my shows," Jean Paul Gaultier revealed in a recent interview with Coco Rocha. "[They] make my shows real — I love that." [Glamour]
    • Jewel-mining company Gemfields has tapped Mila Kunis as its brand ambassador. [PS Fashion News Inbox]
    • In honor of Valentine's Day, Love has released a video of Cara Delevingne being, well, Cara Delevingne. [The Love Magazine]
    • In other Valentine's Day news, Barneys New York will give everyone who spends $200 or more on cosmetics or fragrance a special "Love Yourself" goodie bag filled with some of the department store's favorite beauty treats. The promotion runs through Feb. 16. [POPSUGAR Fashion News Inbox]
    • Tom Ford's first catwalk show may be the reason a record number of American editors and buyers are flocking to London for Fashion Week this season. [London Evening Standard]
    • Stella McCartney's husband, Alasdhair Willis, has been named Hunter's new creative director. [WWD]
    • Moda Operandi is offering the chance to win a private preview of the upcoming Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Moda Operandi]
    • Maison Kitsuné has teamed up with Oliver Peoples to release a capsule collection of retro sunglasses priced from $430 to $560. [She Finds]
    • Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, who was the face of Thierry Mugler's A*Men fragrance, has been charged with murder after a woman was found shot in his home in Pretoria, South Africa. [The New York Times]
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