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Johnny Depp’s Big Head Causes Drama On Set, Plus More Of The Day’s Top News


Tim Burton’s remake of Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp (pictured), hit theaters this past weekend. There has been plenty of buzz surrounding three-time Academy Award-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood’s clothes for the film, but the L.A. Times recently learned the hardest part about putting the wardrobe together—finding the right pair of vintage sunglasses (a key wardrobe piece) for Depp, because apparently, heads back in 1972 were a bit smaller. [L.A. Times]

Bergdorf Goodman is showing its age—proudly. The store will kick off its 111th birthday festivities on Fashion’s Night Out (September 6), and continue the celebrations with a book, documentary film, and special collection of products from labels including Christian Louboutin, Alexander McQueen, Oscar de la Renta, and more. [WWD]

Valentino Garavani, on the other hand, rang in his birthday over the weekend at a surprise party, complete with a (false) fire alarm, thrown in his honor by Giancarlo Giammetti; Anne Hathaway, Nacho Figueras, and Countess Georgina Brandolini d’Adda were all there to celebrate. [Page Six]

While the Costume Institute’s Schiaparelli/Prada exhibition is going strong here in New York, London is getting ready for a fashion display of its own. Opening tomorrow at the Victoria and Albert Museum, over 60 dresses from six decades will be on exhibit as part of Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950. The show, curated by Oriole Cullen and Sonnet Stanfill, features vintage gowns from Vivienne Westwood as well as designs straight off the runway from Antonio Berardi, Mary Katrantzou, and Erdem. [Art Info]

Italian fashion designer Romeo Gigli is staging a(nother) comeback. Gigli, one of the hottest names in eighties fashion, is returning (despite his ongoing legal battles with previous owners) with a men’s and women’s collection for Asian retailer Joyce, debuting on the chain’s Web site July 1. [WWD]




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