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Fashion: Ryan Lochte's teeth shiny as gold at London Summer Games

July 31, 2012|By Susan Denley
  • Swimmer Ryan Lochte beams, showing his American flag grille after winning the men's 400-meter individual medley in the London Summer Olympics on Saturday.
Swimmer Ryan Lochte beams, showing his American flag grille after winning… (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles…)

Swimmer Ryan Lochte brought his own bling to celebrate winning the men's 400-meter individual medley in the London Summer Olympics on Saturday. After leaving the podium where he received the gold medal, he popped an American flag grille over his teeth. [Fashionista]

Designer Stella McCartney covered the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics on Friday night as a correspondent for Vogue. She thought Daniel Craig's turn in the parachuting vignette pairing James Bond with Queen Elizabeth II was a "perfect example of great British humor," pronunced Kenneth Branagh "brilliant," marveled at soccer great David Beckham's delivery of the torch -- and then, she says, "Suddenly it dawned on me that my dad [Paul McCartney] was about to perform. I just looked over at him. 'You're going to be down there soon!,' I said. I was so proud." [Vogue]

Speaking of James Bond, the new James Bond 007 fragrance is set to debut at Harrods in London next month. [WWD] (subscription required)

And speaking of the Olympics, seven members of the British royal family, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, cheered on royal cousin Zara Phillips (daughter of Princess Anne) as she competed in the equestrian cross-country event. [Telegraph]

I usually love flash mobs. You know the kind that burst into song, dance or an orchestral number in some public space. But in a twisted version of the genre a group of more than 20 teens marched into a Chicago boutique on Saturday and stole a bunch of jeans. [Chicago Sun-Times]

"Project Runway" winner Christian Siriano has opened his first shop in a 1,000-square-foot space in New York. [WWD] (subscription required)

Monaco royal Charlotte Casiraghi channels her late grandmother Princess Grace (a.k.a. actress Grace Kelly) in new ad campaigns for Gucci. [Telegraph]

Fashion can be lucrative, at least for the folks who run the business. Last year,  67 executives of publicly traded fashion brands and retailers "logged compensation of more than $5 million," Women's Wear Daily reports.  [WWD] (subscription required)

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