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Joanna Lumley to auction off 'Absolutely Fabulous' outfits

October 23, 2012|By Susan Denley
  • Jennifer Saunders, left, and Joanna Lumley on "Absolutely Fabulous" in 2001.
Jennifer Saunders, left, and Joanna Lumley on "Absolutely Fabulous"… (Perou BBC )

Actress Joanna Lumley plans to auction off outfits she wore to play characters including Patsy Stone in "Absolutely Fabulous,"  as well as clothes she wore in her private life. Proceeds from the event, planned for Nov. 13, are to go to charity. [Telegraph]

Model Chrissy Teigen says she will wear a gown by Vera Wang for her wedding to singer John Legend. [Us]

High-end fashion seems to be becoming more inclusive, with examples such as Ralph Lauren featuring a plus-size model and Lanvin using some "real people" in campaigns. But at the same time, some luxury purveyors are worried about Rent the Runway allowing its website users to upload photographs of themselves wearing designer gowns, instead of showing the clothes on models. [NYT]

Prabal Gurung is partnering with Target on a capsule collection of women's clothing and accessories slated to hit stores in February. [The Cut]

Burlesque queen Dita Von Teese threw a dinner for Decades boutique owner Cameron Silver at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles on Friday night to celebrate his new book "Decades: A Century of Fashion." [WWD]


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