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Elle's Women in Music issue highlights Adele

April 10, 2013|By Susan Denley
  • Adele appears on one of Elle's May Women in Music covers.
Adele appears on one of Elle's May Women in Music covers. (Thomas Whiteside / Elle )

Adele is on one of three alternate covers of Elle's Women in Music issue, in May. Inside, she is lauded by peers including  Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Lea Michele, John Mayer and the legendary Barbra Streisand. Alicia Keys and Rita Ora are on the other covers. [Elle]

Honoree Wallis Annenberg surprised other attendees at the annual Colleagues luncheon in L.A. on Tuesday, offering a $500,000 donation, which more than doubled the proceeds for the annual fund-raiser that supports the Children's Institute Inc. An Oscar de la Renta fashion show was one of the most beautiful runway shows of the Los Angeles spring social season, writes Ellen Olivier at Society News L.A. [Society News L.A.]

Designers Olivier Theyskens, Carolina Herrera, Diane von Furstenberg and Tamara Mellon, and comedian/fashion maven Joan Rivers were among those attending the New York Academy of Art’s annual Tribeca Ball, sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels on Monday night. [WWD]

Wal-Mart pledged to donate $1.6 million to improve fire safety at factories in Bangladesh, where a fire at a factory that produced some Wal-Mart clothing killed 112 people last year. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

Flaunt magazine sent out VIP invites to a party it's throwing at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, which starts this weekend in the California desert near Palm Springs. But the theme -- Guantanamo Bay -- and the art on the invite -- topless women brandishing automatic weapons -- is causing other sponsors to pull out. [Fashionista]

She may be first lady of the United States, but Michelle Obama is going through what many of us lesser mortals have experienced -- her birthday bangs are growing out and they are irritating, she said in a video interview with Entertainment Tonight. [People]


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