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Anya Hindmarch Spring 2013

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Need to know: The invitation for handbag designer Anya Hindmarch’s Spring ’13 presentation in London had more than a few editors wondering what was in store—it said, “Bottoms, Bags, and Beauty Spots.” When they arrived, they were treated to the cheeky show they had been promised, with the carousel filled with bags being the main attraction. One of our favorites, the Bathurst, came out of an expanding pompadour wig, and the Duke style, which features a clock face, sprung out of the wall as a cuckoo clock as the bags spun on the moving two-story house set. The designer herself appeared as the grand finale, playing the Wurlitzer organ while butterflies flew out into the audience. It was Pomp & Pleasure (the name of the collection), indeed. Watch the presentation in the video above.

She says: Hindmarch found inspiration in an old music box, a Wurlitzer organ, and a two-dimensional pop-up book. In handbag terms, that translated into bright prints of damask, moiré, Georgian illustrations and oil paintings, and ornate curtain tassels that were re-created in leather and guillocheé boxes, with shapes ranging from a satchel to cross-body bags.

Where to find it: Harrods, Harvey Nichols, and Anya Hindmarch stores.

ADR’s Post-Fashion Plans, A Sneak Peek At Anya Hindmarch’s Collection, Samantha Cameron Catches A Few Runway Shows, And More…

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Anna Dello Russo (wearing a black leather and gold Fausto Puglisi dress) was on hand today at the Victoria and Albert Museum for Gianluca Longo’s talk for Peroni Collaborazioni. After chatting about the power of the Internet and working with Franca Sozzani, she revealed she has plans to release a record “after fashion.” [Dazed Digital]

Accessories designer Anya Hindmarch, who is notorious for elaborate presentations, is hosting her first-ever show this afternoon. Before things kick off, Grazia got a sneak peek at what she has in store. [Grazia Daily]

Lars von Trier has enlisted musician-actress Charlotte Gainsbourg to do a third film (Nymphomaniac) with him. The movie “follows a woman’s erotic journey from birth to the age of 50 as told by the main character, the self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, Joe.” [Hint]

The U.K.’s first lady, Samantha Cameron, who serves as an ambassador for the British Fashion Council, has been popping up at various runway shows throughout London fashion week. She sat front-row at Burberry and Christopher Kane over the weekend and attended the first-ever McQ runway show. [Huff Po]

Photo: Robin Sinha / Dazed Digital

Couture Lingerie To Hit The Catwalk, Anya Hindmarch’s Thatcher Tribute, Famed Marilyn Monroe Photographer Eve Arnold Dies, And More…

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Glamour girl Zahia Dehar is set to launch a line of couture lingerie during Paris fashion week. Dehar, who has fronted V and been featured in Vanity Fair Italy, enlisted couture specialists for her debut collection, including corset maker François Tamarin, flower maker Bruno Legeron, and embroider Jean-Pierre Ollier. [WWD]

Lorenzo Martone and Ryan Brown announced last year they were closing down their Arc NY Talent PR company, but it remained unclear how they would split their A-list clients. Brown is keeping Alessandro Ambrosio, Irina Shayk, and Julie Henderson, and Martone will take Nicole Trunfio, Julie Ordon, and Jeisa Chiminazzo, and he will reportedly be focusing on fashion and art-related projects. [Page Six]

In celebration of The Iron Lady‘s U.K. release today, Anya Hindmarch has decorated her Pont Street store windows Margaret Thatcher-style, complete with brooches, pearls, and Thatcher wigs. “I am a lifelong fan of Margaret Thatcher and had the great honour of meeting her and making her handbags,” Hindmarch told British Vogue. [Vogue U.K.]

Eve Arnold, who photographed the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Jacqueline Kennedy, Margaret Thatcher, and Malcolm X, died in London at age 99 on Wednesday. Some of her most famous images of Monroe are featured in her book Marilyn Monroe: An Appreciation. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Who’s In Who For Tomorrow’s Royal Wedding, Why The Supes Are Super, And More…

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You know, I know, and given the media saturation, even extraterrestrial life probably knows: Tomorrow’s the Royal Wedding. But who’s wearing what? Details are starting to trickle in: David Beckham will be in Ralph Lauren; Princesses Tatiana of Greece and Denmark and Matilde of Belgium in Armani Privé; Anya Hindmarch in Emilia Wickstead; and Prince Harry’s date (and on-again/off-again girlfriend) Chelsy Davy will wear two custom-made dresses by Alberta Ferretti (a sketch, left). [Vogue U.K.]

And the princess-to-be? London bookies are probably cursing right now: The front-runner for Kate’s dress, Bruce Oldfield, has come forward to confess that he’s not doing the honors. So who will Cinderella’s fairy god-tailor be? [WWD]

The IHT‘s Jessica Michault considers the continued reign of the early-nineties supe, like Kate, Naomi, and Christy, and wonders what it takes to stay on the runway. [Jessica Michault]

And Jessica Alba is the new face of Piaget. The timeless beauty jokes write themselves! [Racked]

Photo: Courtesy of Alberta Ferretti

Le Styliste, C’est Chic, a Gilt-y Pleasure, and More…

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You’re young, you’re French, you’re an in-demand stylist—what else would you do but design a covetable line or capsule collection? Women’s Wear Daily profiles the filles (including L’Officiel jewelry editor Emily Minchella, pictured at left with partner Caroline Baltz Nielsen, of Leetha) who’ve found time to multitask and add jewelry, cashmere, apparel, and intimates to their résumés. Us, we’re just trying to find time to pick up the dry-cleaning. [WWD]

City Mouse, meet Country Mouse. London designer Anya Hindmarch will be designing four jackets for Britain’s heritage Barbour brand, available this fall. [Vogue U.K.]

U.S. girls, meanwhile, should set their clocks now. Alex Wang’s covetable accessories hit Gilt Groupe at noon today for a rare sale. Boss, we’re feeling an 11:50 a.m. “meeting” coming on… [Racked]

English beauty retailer Superdrug commissioned a poll to find the “Beauty Icon of the Decade,” and the results are in: It’s Angelina Jolie. Team Aniston, you’ve lost this round—but Jen did come in second place. (We’ve got a few suggestions of our own, too…) [NYDN]

Photo: Courtesy of Leetha