Fashion News: Nicole Richie, Raf Simons + More

February 28, 2012 by

Fashion News: Nicole Richie, Raf Simons + More• Designer and former reality star Nicole Richie plans to develop her Winter Kate label into a lifestyle brand. [People]

• Australian model Abbey Lee Kershaw is having knee surgery in New York tomorrow. [Frockwriter]

• British model Agyness Deyn has revealed she is in fact 29 years old, and not 24 years old, as she has previously claimed. [Vogue UK]

• The CW has cast AnnaSophia Robb to star as a young Carrie Bradshaw in the upcoming The Carrie Diaries. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• After rumors surfaced yesterday that designer Christopher Kane was in the running for the Dior job, Kane has been forced to issue a denial. [NY Times, Vogue UK]

• Canadian model Coco Rocha will host a new beauty talent show. [The Huffington Post]

• Luxury magazine publisher Jason Binn is launching a new print magazine, Du Jour. [WWD]

• The Duchess of Cambridge will judge a footwear design competition. [People]

• Giorgio Armani asked director Luca Guadagnino to create a short film to illustrate his spring collection. [WWD]

• Model-of-the-moment Karlie Kloss will make her first runway appearance of the season in Paris. [Vogue UK]

• Rumors have now surfaced that Raf Simons was fired from Jil Sander. [NY Mag via WWD]

• Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, will ban tanning beds in three years. [NY Daily News]

• Designer Tracy Reese has created a picnic basket in collaboration with Clos du Bois. [WWD]

• Actress and former model Uma Thurman is expecting her third child. [People]

• Wilhelmina’s president Sean Patterson exited the modeling agency on Friday. [NY Post]

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