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link Rogue Links | April 13, 2011
From Nina Ricci to Valentino, Vogue takes a look at Reese Witherspoon’s most memorable red carpet moments. (Vogue)

See Lady Gaga’s cover shoot for May’s Harper’s Bazaar featuring McQueen, Mulger and more. (Nicola Formichetti)

Vivienne Westwood answers 20 Odd questions for the Wall Street Journal’s “Off Duty” Section. (WSJ)

Earlier this month, news hit that Christophe Decarnin was out as the creative director of Balmain. With news of his successor expected in the next few days–insiders say it will be an unknown. (The Cut)

Grazia UK has a roundup fall 2011 campaign new so far. (Grazia UK)

Miu Miu cleared of using ‘too skinny’ model in advertising campaign (Telegraph)

Victoria’s Secret launched a hot bridal collection called Sexy Little Bride. Check out its smoldering lookbook and video starring Lily Aldridge. (Racked)

Prada has been on the cover of 48 fashion glossies and counting… (Fashionista)

link Rogue Links | March 23, 2011
After appearing on Wall Street Journal Magazine’s April cover, Anna Wintour is featured in a written piece for the publication. (WSJ)

The Cut has a slide show of the Elizabeth Taylor’s (RIP) most memorable style moments. (The Cut)

See StyleCaster’s latest photo feature with Andrej Pejic. The androgynous model wears womenswear and makeup. (StyleCaster)

Watch Keira Knightley’s mini-movie for Coco Mademoiselle (Grazia UK)

Sessilee Lopez‘s mom has written a book titled Making a Supermodel. One of her most interesting tidbits, describes a model eating cotton balls dipped in orange juice to stay thin. (Fashionista)

Doutzen Kroes is back in model shape after giving birth to her son just eight weeks ago. (Daily Mail)

Image by Mario Testino / WSJ

link Rogue Links | March 18, 2011
Andrej Pejic appears in the latest Dazed & Confused, covered in gold and metal for a new look from the androgynous model. (The Fashionisto)

Speaking of male models, Dior Homme creative director Kris van Assche says male models are more beautiful nowadays. (The Cut, Dazed Digital)

Karl Lagerfeld drew a sketch of Coco Chanel for the re-release of Justine Picardie’s biography on the fashion icon. (Huffington Post, WWD)

Although not officially confirmed by Dior yet, those in the fashion industry are continuing to tweet about Riccardo Tisci being named as the creative director. (The Cut)

Do you believe that this is the world’s first unretouched makeup ad? (Grazia UK)

Vogue takes a look at its April cover star Rihanna’s best red carpet looks. (Vogue)

In the wake of Japan’s earthquake tragedy, fashion has been particularly crippled in Japan. H&M recently closed 9 out of 10 of their stores and other retailers have closed shops. (Yahoo News, WWD)

jacobsbyww 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees & Honorees

Pictured Above: This year’s recipient of the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award, Marc Jacobs photographed by Weston Wells.

NOMINEES

Menswear Designer of the Year
Michael Bastian
Patrik Ervell
Simon Spurr

Womenswear Designer of the Year
Alexander Wang
Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler
Marc Jacobs

Accessory Designer of the Year
Alexander Wang
Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler
Reed Krakoff

Swarovski Award for Womenswear
Joseph Altuzarra
Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen
Prabal Gurung

Swarovski Award for Menswear
Alexander Wang
Phillip Lim
Robert Geller

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design
Alejandro Ingelmo
Eddie Borgo
Jason Wu
Pamela Love

HONOREES

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Marc Jacobs

CFDA Board of Directors Special Tribute
Arthur Elgort

Fashion Icon Award
Lady Gaga

Media Award
Hilary Alexander of the Telegraph

Founders Award
Hal Rubenstein of In Style

International Award
Phoebe Philo for Celine

link2 Rogue Links | March 11, 2011
Actress Kate Winslet gets steamy for a new Lancome television spot. (Grazia UK)

The Cut lists fall 2011′s top ten new faces. Did your favorites make the grade? (The Cut)

Milan Vukmirovic has left his position as the creative director of Trussardi. It was a mutual decision. (WWD)

“John Galliano does not deserve this,” says one his accusers, Philipe Virgitti. He also thinks the embattled designer is not an anti-Semite, but ill. (Racked)

Neiman Marcus enters the blogosphere with NMDaily, “a fashion blog providing daily updates from the front lines of the design world”. Check out its behind the scenes look at Chanel’s fall 2011 show. (Neiman Marcus)

link Rogue Links | March 10, 2011
Claudia Schiffer says she will not return to the runway despite being asked multiple times since her retirement. (Contact Music)

Amid the controversy surrounding John Galliano, buyers From Saks and other major retailers named Dior and Galliano among the best collections from Paris. (Fashionista)

Lace isn’t for your grandmother anymore–it’s back and better than ever for spring. (WSJ)

Maria Luisa interviews Haider Ackermann for The Corner (The Corner)

Galliano replacement update–the new creative director of Dior has yet to be confirmed although Derek Blasberg’s tweet naming Riccardo Tisci caused a frenzy. (The Cut, Racked)

Does the pressure of the fashion business drive designers to the brink? (Grazia UK)

linkd Rogue Links | March 3, 2011
Industry insiders say Dolce & Gabbana are considering the discontinuation of their D&G line. (WWD, TFS)

Who will succeed Galliano at Dior? Here are a few articles on the ex creative director’s possible successors. There are also bets out on who will take the position and YSL’s Stefano Pilati is currently in the lead. (Interview, Racked, Grazia UK)

After appearing at the runway show during Paris Fashion Week, Lady Gaga has reportedly bought the entire fall 2011 Mugler collection. (The Cut)

See a smiling Crystal Renn don swimsuits for the J Crew catalogue. (Huffington Post)

New York Fashion Week was its least diverse since 2008 with 84.8% of the designs being modeled by white women. (Jezebel)

link1 Rogue Links | March 1, 2011
After making anti-Semitic comments on video, John Galliano has been fired as creative director of Dior. His replacement has yet to be announced. (The Cut)

Alexander Wang has relaunched its site and some highlights include: a Terence Koh mask collaboration, ready to wear being available to shop, campaign movie images and more (Alexander Wang)

Details’ March cover pleasantly surprised us with its male model cover choices including Arthur Kulkov, Noah Mill and Sean O’Pry. Now take a look at a behind the scenes film from the hunky shoot. (The Fashionisto)

Vogue Italia celebrates its premier issue and Franca Sozzani’s first issue as editor-in-chief by making the two editions from 1965 and 1988 available online. The online exclusive ends on March 31st. (Vogue Italia)

Stylist Carlyne Cerf De Dudzeele of Vogue Italia fame is featured in the new Interview with a Q&A by designer Azzedine Alaia. In it, she reveals her thoughts on stylists as the newfound rock stars of the fashion world, “Stylists should remain behind the scenes. A great stylist, like a great designer, lets the work speak for itself.” (Interview Magazine)