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July 31 2014

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Red Hook For Democracy

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“Man, this is really where it’s at, this is the hot spot for art right now,” one man told his friend as they stood outside of Dustin Yellin’s The Intercourse art space in Red Hook, Brooklyn, last night. But it wasn’t the art that drew the crowd to last night’s party—the likes of Glenn O’Brien, artist Charlotte Kidd (pictured, in Reformation), musician Adam Green, and Yellin were there in support of Downtown for Democracy (D4D), an alliance of arts and creative media professionals (founded in 2003) dedicated to using its cultural capital for political power.

“People need to be aware of these things. That’s what D4D does; it makes people aware of the bigger picture and the politics in our country,” said Yellin as he made his way out to the backyard garden, where chefs from the who’s who of Brooklyn restaurants (including Frankies 457, The Good Fork, and Fort Defiance) were grilling up a storm and guests were sitting cross-legged on the lawn sipping beers from Brooklyn Brewery. “People need to get their voice and need to get involved.”

Though political talk might have been trumped by art chatter (and ice cream from Vinegar Hill House), D4D board member Audrey Gelman, who is Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s press secretary as well as Terry Richardson’s better half, took a moment to address the crowd. “We are taking on Tea Party 10 this year, so thanks, everyone, for not being in the Hamptons and being here instead,” said Gelman of the night’s fundraising efforts. (The Tea Party 10 is the name given to the ten most extreme Tea Party-affiliated members in the House of Representatives.) To close out the night, Green performed his quirky ballads, including one of his better-known hits, “Jessica,” about Jessica Simpson. “I wrote this song before Jessica Simpson was fat—just saying,” he said. At that, guests went searching for a cab (or their bikes) to find their way home from Red Hook.

Photo: Angela Pham / BFAnyc.com

Daphne Guinness’ Wardrobe To Be Auctioned, Mila Kunis Stays On With Dior, And More…

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Daphne Guinness is offering you the chance to buy pieces from her highly coveted wardrobe this summer. The heiress has recently set up the Isabella Blow Foundation, and all proceeds from the June 27 Christie’s auction will help support young art and fashion talent. [Vogue U.K.]

Mila Kunis will continue her role as a face of Dior. The actress recently shot her latest campaign on a boat in Paris wearing a pale pink dress. [Telegraph]

Anais Pouliot is the star of the new Terry Richardson-lensed Aldo campaign. In the photos, Pouliot sports twenties-style flapper sandals, green lace-up trainers, and brightly colored wedges. [Grazia Daily]

Net-a-Porter has approached Mary Katrantzou about adding larger sizes to her line. Katrantzou’s response? “I was looking at a size 14 [U.S. size 12] woman wearing our dress and I thought, ‘I can’t believe we don’t go bigger than that size!’ because she looked tiny.” [Racked]

Photo: Joe Schildhorn / BFAnyc.com

David LaChapelle Opens A New Exhibition, Tali And Terry Team Up, The Palace Responds To PETA Claims, And More…

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Photographer David LaChapelle opened his new “traditional Baroque still-life paintings” exhibition in New York last night. He spent more than 20 years shooting for the likes of Vanity Fair, GQ, and Rolling Stone and now spends the majority of his time on fine art projects like this one. [WWD]

The 19-year-old model daughter of Annie Lennox, Tali, stars in Eleven Paris’ Spring ’12 ad campaign, lensed by Terry Richardson. In true Terry style, it’s suggestive and features images of Lennox grabbing model Ash Stymest’s crotch, and in another photo, the two are licking a lollipop together. [Grazia Daily]

The likes of Donatella Versace, Domenico Dolce, Stefano Gabbana, and Franca Sozzani all turned out last night in Milan to celebrate the opening of the Vogue Talents Corner. In between checking out the work of 11 international designers on display, guests talked about the stream of young talent coming up in Italy right now. [WWD]

After PETA contacted the Palace about a real fur jacket the Duchess of Cambridge reportedly wore, the Palace responded with a letter to the anti-fur group stating that she was in fact not wearing real fur. They also requested that the images be removed from the group’s social media pages and that they issue a retraction of the claim. [Vogue U.K.]

Photo: Vogue U.K.

Janelle Monáe To Perform At AmfAR, Kate Moss For Mango, Lucy Sykes Rellie Joins Rent The Runway, And More…

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Janelle Monáe has been announced as the performer for the New York amfAR gala next month. Sarah Jessica Parker has been confirmed as the evening’s host. [amfAR]

Kate Moss has already shot a video for Mango with Terry Richardson, and today the label released its spring campaign featuring Moss. The images were shot by Richardson and styled by Géraldine Saglio. [Mango]

Yesterday, Macy’s Inc. sued Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. “in a bid to block a licensing deal between the housewares company and J.C. Penney Co.” Reportedly, “Macy’s claims Martha Stewart Living’s deal with J.C. Penney violates the terms of an exclusive pact Macy’s has to sell Martha Stewart Living products at its stores.” [Huff Po]

Rent the Runway has tapped Lucy Sykes Rellie as its new fashion director. Rellie originally started working with the brand six months ago in a consulting capacity, WWD reports. [WWD]

Photo: Michael Buckner / Getty Images

Louboutin Designs For Crazy Horse, Alber Elbaz Unveils His “Small And Fat” Book, Terry Richardson’s New Jimmy Choo Campaign, And More…

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Christian Louboutin is set to collaborate with Crazy Horse again, this time creating four tableaux for the venue’s nightly Désirs show. The designer’s portion will be on display from March 5 to May 31. [WWD]

“I was searching for a story that people would get when they look at the book—and the story is the process,” Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz told The New York Times on his debut tome, due out this spring. Through a series of 3,000 photos, he tells the story of how a collection gets made, stitch by stitch. [NYT]

Jimmy Choo has just released images from its Spring 2012 Terry Richardson-lensed ad campaign. We doubt that the photos, which were inspired by the Mediterranean glamour of seventies cinematic icons, will cause as much of a stir when they are officially out next month as Richardson’s recent Equinox ads . [Jimmy Choo]

Model Molly Sims has announced she’s pregnant. Congrats to Molly, who is set to give birth in June, and her husband Scott! [Huff Po]

Photo: But Sou Lai / Lanvin