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Fashion News: Angelina Jolie, Alexander Wang + More

Today in Fashion News: Angelina Jolie is reportedly the new face of Louis Vuitton. Meanwhile, Alexander Wang is developing home and lifestyle products.

Fashion News: Angelina Jolie, Alexander Wang + More• Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly signed a $10 million deal to be the face of a new Louis Vuitton campaign. [Celebuzz]

• Alexander Wang is developing a series of home and lifestyle products including custom Moleskine notebooks. [W]

• American Apparel has received a $15 million cash injection, averting a potential bankruptcy for the company. [WWD]

• Olivier Rousteing, a key deputy of Christophe Decarnin at Balmain, is reportedly in pole position to assume the creative helm of the French fashion house. [WWD]

• J Crew held a party on Wednesday night, feting CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Billy Reid and runners-up Prabal Gurung and Eddie Borgo. [WWD]

• Giorgio Armani Parfums is launching a new men’s fragrance, Armani Code Sport. [WWD]

• The spring/summer issue of Man About Town, a Paris-based biannual men’s magazine, is devoted to Hedi Slimane’s Los Angeles and is filled with his signature photography. [WWD]

• Hermès customers can now design their own scarves. [Harper’s Bazaar]

• Online-only retailer La Garconne will launch a private ready-to-wear label. [DFR]

• Model Lauren Bush will probably change her name to Lauren Bush-Lauren when she marries David Lauren this summer. [Harper’s Bazaar]

• Actress Melanie Laurent will wear two Christian Dior couture dress at the Cannes Film Festival next month. The dresses are being created by the design team that has taken the helm in the post-John Galliano era. [WWD]

• Nicole Richie is designing model Britt Maren’s gown for the Met Costume Institute Gala. [WWD]

• Photographer Patrick McMullan will pen a weekly column in amNewYork beginning the first week of May. [NY Post]

• Stylist Mary Alice Stephenson is the new “voice” of Sally Hansen. [Beauty High]

• Australia’s first Zara store opened in Sydney on Wednesday. [WWD]

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