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Fashion News: Kate Middleton, Kanye West + More

Today in Fashion News: Sarah Burton is rumored to be designing Kate Middleton’s wedding dress. Meanwhile, Kanye West has reportedly applied to study at Central Saint Martins.

Fashion News: Kate Middleton, Kanye West + More• Sarah Burton, creative director at Alexander McQueen, is the latest designer rumored to be creating Kate Middleton’s wedding dress. A Buckingham Palace spokesperson responded to the rumors, saying, “We are not commenting on speculation about the designer’s identity.” Meanwhile, Kate will reportedly walk down the aisle in flat shoes. [Vogue UK, The Huffington Post]

• Anna Sui has created a collection of 15 dresses in collaboration with designer e-commerce site The collection will launch on Thursday and will be priced from $193 to $253. [WWD]

• Reality star Bethenny Frankel has unveiled a new line of shapewear under her trademark Skinnygirl label. Frankel is also developing a skin care line. [WWD]

• Actor George Clooney is no longer in negotiations with Coty Inc. to design his own fragrance. [NY Post]

• Hannah MacGibbon will not be leaving Chloé, despite rumors to the contrary. [NY Times, Vogue UK]

• 89-year-old interior and textiles designer Iris Apfel is designing a line of jewelry. [Styleite]

• Joy Gryson is launching a high-end handbag collection, called Capsule by Joy Gryson, this fall. [WWD]

• Kanye West has reportedly applied to study for a Masters degree in fashion at the Central Saint Martins College in London, although a spokesperson for the college has denied the rumors. [The Sun, Vogue UK]

• Model Lindsey Wixson has left Paris Fashion Week after suffering a reaction to the makeup at one of her bookings. [@Lndsywixson]

• QVC has teamed up with Philosophy to create Philosophy Divine Illumination, a new color line which includes everything from foundation to powder to blush. [WWD]

• Riccardo Tisci is reportedly lined up to replace John Galliano for Christian Dior – and that Haider Ackermann will take over his role at Givenchy. [Vogue UK]

• Laure de Sade has been named design director of See by Chloé, effective March 28. Previously, de Sade was first assistant on the Isabel Marant and Etoile labels. [WWD]

• Model Siri Tollerod is launching a line of multi-purpose lipsticks called Siri for Zanzuel. [Elle]

• British model Sophie Dahl and Jamie Cullum have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl called Lyra. [Hello Mag]

• Stefano Pilati has revealed that ongoing rumors he is to be fired from Yves Saint Laurent are a distraction.”I don’t let it go. What is it about? I should be here, thinking about how beautiful my job is, and come to the office every day and work with colors and fabrics. But no, you have something that undermines you.” [NY Times]

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