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The Ice Bucket Just Got Much Chicer, Thanks to Gisele Bündchen and Mario Testino

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The chances of Donatella Versace dumping a bucket of ice water over her head seem slim to none, but this could be a real thing—maybe. This afternoon, after accepting his nomination by Gisele Bündchen, Mario Testino called upon Donatella, Kate Moss, and David Beckham to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge. The monthlong campaign, in efforts to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), quickly went viral with influencers like Oprah pouring it out on Instagram. But what started as an Internet stunt has reportedly raised more than $10 million. We’re ready to see more of fashion’s favorites participate—and we’d happily nominate ourselves to pour anything on David Beckham.

Photo: @mariotestino

Suki Waterhouse and Cara Delevingne Are Burberry’s Fall Faces

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Burberry

The Fall campaigns are slowly rolling out, and tonight we can reveal that Suki Waterhouse and Cara Delevigne are the headlining faces of the Fall ’14 Burberry campaign. Delevingne, a Burberry ad vet (her first campaign for the house was Spring 2011), flashes her signature smile in the Mario Testino-lensed snaps, while Waterhouse, who’s making her ready-to-wear campaign debut, strikes a more pensive pose in the brand’s artisanal Fall wares. “It’s such a dream come true to be part of this Burberry campaign!” Waterhouse told Style.com. “A special moment that I’ll always remember.” We’d bet up-and-coming male model Oli Green, who has previously walked in Burberry Prorsum shows, won’t soon forget his time on set working with the British beauties, either. Have a first look at the campaign here, exclusively on Style.com.

Photo: Mario Testino for Burberry

What Makes a Good Fashion Instagram? Ask the CFDA

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CFDA Instagram

The CFDA believes it has cracked the code of what makes a spectacular “fashion Instagram.” WWD reports today that on May 30, the CFDA will hand out a prize to one of eight nominees who are apparently expert iPhone snappers. Chosen by a panel that includes Rachel Zoe, Editorialist’s Stefania Allen and Kate Davidson Hudson, and The Coveteur’s Stephanie Mark, the competitors were listed only by their Instagram handles in the article. @dapperlou, @donalddrawbertson, @aguynamedpatrick, @paridust, @troprouge, @amy_stone, @hokaytokay, and @bessnyc4 are all in the running. Each of the nominated Instagrammers is more or less an up-and-comer, so an attempt by the CFDA to highlight new personalities might explain its choice to leave out Instagram favorites like Nicola Formichetti, Riccardo Tisci, and Mario Testino.

So what exactly makes a stellar fashion Insta? Judging by the selected accounts, food (specifically bagels and lox, macaron assortments, and cappuccinos with meticulously styled foam); selfies (bow ties, hair-covered faces, and arty backdrops are preferable); and snaps of other people’s images (inventive angles and collages are a must) count for some of the key elements. Actual fashion, interestingly enough, is not essential.

“Instagram has become the platform for visual expression in fashion because it’s quick, easy, accessible—it’s always with you. It’s enough of a category that they [the CFDA] want to take that trend and maximize it in some way,” offered Instagram cofounder Kevin Systrom. In true social media style, the public will choose the winner. Voting opens today on cfda.com. The sharp-shooting champion will get to attend the June 2 awards ceremony, and will take over the CFDA’s Instagram account for the evening.

A CFDA award category for non-iPhone photography—the old fashioned form of visual expression—does not yet exist.

Photos: Via Instagram 

Bottoms Up: Kate Moss’ (Mostly) Liquid Birthday Lunch

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Kate Moss Anyone who follows fashion news was well aware that yesterday was Kate Moss’ 40th birthday. Naturally, the super was sent a garden’s worth of flowers, hoards of neatly wrapped packages from all her favorite designers, and an alleged 1970s Porsche from Topshop’s Sir Philip Green. As for her party, that took the form of a boozy, two-hour lunch at London’s posh 34 restaurant. And while guests like Naomi Campbell, John Galliano, Mario Testino, and Stella McCartney supposedly racked up a casual 5,000-pound bill, the Telegraph writes that the crew ordered nothing but appetizers, champagne, and cocktails. Considering they were feting the woman responsible for the phrase, “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels,” we’re not terribly surprised by the menu. What’s more is Moss’ latest reported sound bite: Post-party, she’s said to have quipped, “I may be 40, but I still know how to party.”

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Moss and Co. Go Out To Lunch

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Kate Moss & Jamie Hince If this is 40, things are looking pretty good—at least for Kate Moss. The iconic supe feted her fourth decade today with a swanky luncheon at London’s 34 restaurant. With wrapped presents in hand, the likes of John Galliano, Stella McCartney, Mario Testino, and husband Jamie Hince came out to dine or, perhaps, share a drink with the model. Not on the guest list? Console yourselves with our Moss birthday tribute gallery.

Photo: FilmMagic via Getty Images