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Fashion News: Kate Middleton, Kate Moss + More

Today in Fashion News: Kate Middleton has commissioned hat-maker Philip Treacy to create headgear for the Royal Wedding party. Meanwhile, Kate Moss plans to design her own wedding dress.

Fashion News: Kate Middleton, Kate Moss + More• Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has commissioned hat-maker Philip Treacy to create headgear for the Royal Wedding party. Meanwhile, rumors have surfaced at London Fashion Week that Canadian designer Erdem is designing Middleton’s wedding dress. [Mail Online, Vogue UK]

• This morning, Samantha Cameron and Anna Wintour unveiled Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, the exhibition to be held at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute. [Vogue UK]

• Vogue editor Anna Wintour has praised London Fashion Week for its sense of humor. Winter also revealed she is a fan of British designer Christopher Kane. []

• Chloe Green, the daughter of Topshop magnate Sir Philip Green, is working on her own women’s wear collection which she hopes to launch in November. [WWD]

• Calvin Klein Inc., which is turning ck one into a full lifestyle brand, has conceived a global advertising campaign for spring that includes television, print, advertising, the internet, and social media. The campaign will feature Abbey Lee Kershaw, Alice Dellal, Pixie Geldof, Fei Fei Sun, Ruby Aldridge, Sky Ferreira and Calvin Klein face Lara Stone. [WWD]

• Gilt Groupe is considering a public offering in 2012. [NY Times]

• American model Hannah Holman is developing a jewelry line in collaboration with Katie Hillier. [Styleite]

• J.C. Penney will unveil a redesigned logo and a new slogan in its spring campaign. [WWD]

• According to Vivienne Westwood, supermodel Kate Moss plans to design her own wedding dress. [Mail Online]

• Levi’s and H&M have agreed to help draft a manifesto banning the use of the process in denim, which is said to cause lung disease. [WWD]

• Matthew Williamson has launched his first diffusion collection, MW Matthew Williamson. [WWD]

• Meadham Kirchhoff designers Ed Meadham and Ben Kirchhoff have teamed up with British fragrance supplier Penhaligon’s to “scent” their latest collection. []

• New York-based stylist Melanie Ward is working with Christophe Decarnin on his fall 2011 collection for Balmain. [WWD]

• Nail covering brand Minx is collaborating with a slew of celebrity manicurists. [WWD]

• French model Noemie Lenoir has spoken out for the first time since her suicide attempt last May. []

• Stylist Rachel Zoe threw a baby shower over the weekend. Guests included Demi Moore, Kate Hudson, Brian Atwood, and Nicole Richie. [Coco Perez]

• Rumors have surfaced that fall 2011 will be Stefano Pilati’s final season at Yves Saint Laurent. [Racked]

• South African double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius is the new face of Thierry Mugler’s A*Men men’s scent. Meanwhile, double-amputee athlete/model Aimee Mullins is the newest global ambassador for L’Oreal Paris. [WWD, People]

• Actress Tilda Swinton, who took in the Pringle show at London Fashion Week on Monday, confirmed that she will appear in the brand’s fall 2011 campaign. [WWD]

• Young actress Chloe Moretz is taking part in a photo shoot for Vogue alongside actresses Elle Fanning and Hailee Steinfeld. [Movieline]

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