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Burberry Brings London Weather To Taiwan, A Royal Anniversary, Georgia Jagger Vs. Breast Cancer, And More…

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Last night, Burberry fêted the opening of its flagship store in Taiwan with the launch of Burberry World Live, a multimedia installation inspired by London’s weather. Christopher Bailey, in Taiwan for the first time ever, was on hand at the new 14,800-square-foot shop to unveil the exclusive products created for the store and the new interactive experience. [WWD]

Happy anniversary, Kate and Will! This Sunday will mark one year since the meticulously planned, kept-under-wraps Royal Wedding, now remembered as one of the major fashion moments of 2011 (custom Alexander McQueen, anyone?). Following a busy year in the spotlight, the happy couple has chosen to celebrate their wedding anniversary behind closed doors this weekend. [Washington Post]

A collection of 23 hats, made by photographer Bill Cunningham, sold within a record ten minutes for $20,000 on 1stdibs.com. The unnamed buyer is reportedly an arts patron and friend of Cunningham’s. [WWD]

Georgia May Jagger follows in the footsteps of her mom Jerry Hall as the new poster girl for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. Jagger joins Pixie Geldof in the Ellen von Unwerth-lensed campaign. [Grazia Daily]

Betsey Johnson’s 34-year-old fashion line has filed for bankruptcy protection. While Johnson’s 63 stores will likely close, the line, now owned by Steve Madden, will continue to be stocked at Saks, Bloomingdale’s, and Nordstrom. [Forbes]

 

 

 

Photo: Courtesy of Burberry

 

Walk It Out, Coco

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If you could walk a mile in her boots…you’d be helping Nine West fight cancer. The footwear brand has partnered with the CFDA to create its Nine West Runway Relief initiative. For New York fashion week, the label is strapping Coco Rocha (pictured), Jessica White, and Lisalla Montenegro into a pair of its new boots, specially equipped with a pedometer; for each step the girls take, a donation will be made to the CFDA’s Fashion Targets Breast Cancer charity. If you like the high, multi-buckled boots yourself, good news: You don’t have to be a model to get a pair (though you do have to be quick). A limited number will be available for sale on Nine West’s Facebook page for $199.

Photo: Courtesy of Nine West