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Emma Watson Is All Grown Up In Vogue

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Harry Potter star Emma Watson is featured in the new issue of Italian Vogue, and there is no doubt in anyone's mind that Hermione Granger has now blossomed into a beautiful young woman.

Photographed by Mark Seliger, the pictures show Watson clad in beautiful dresses as she makes her way through an opulent country mansion. And Watson apparently enjoyed every minutes of the shoot.

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Knight, Swarovski To Judge Scottish Style Awards

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Famed photographer Nick Knight and rhinestone heiress Nadja Swarovski have been named as judges in the upcoming fourth annual Scottish Style Awards.

The addition of Knight and Swarovski has further upped the credibility of the five-strong judging panel, which already includes visionary retailer and fashion aficionado Sheikh Majed Al Sabah, Peter Saville and Turner Prize-winning artist Douglas Gordon.

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Ellen DeGeneres Is New Face of CoverGirl

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Ellen DeGeneres is the new face of US cosmetics giant CoverGirl. She made this revelation in her own funny way during the season premiere of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Ellen started the show by saying that she had a special announcement to make. "You know how I always like to share what's going on in my life with you all, and I was going to give you some news and, unfortunately, rumors started circulating all over the Internet", the 50-year-old talk show host said. "I am here to set the record straight right now. I am not pregnant. It just turned out to be a bump. I went and had it checked out".

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Naomi Wants A Baby

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Naomi Campbell has expressed her desire to have a child of her own.

In a rare interview with the Daily Mail, the supermodel admits that she is ready to settle down and finally become a mother, just like most of her supermodel contemporaries.

"I understand now when people say listen to your body, your body tells you. So yes, I would love to have a baby," she said.

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Erin O'Connor Auctions Wardrobe

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Erin O'Connor is auctioning off her wardrobe tomorrow evening at Christie's, all in the name of fashion.

The supermodel, currently the face of Marks & Spencer, will put on the auction block thirty items from her wardrobe. Proceeds of the sale will go to initiatives of the British Fashion Council to assist young designers.

Also benefiting from the auction is the Model Sanctuary, O'Connor's pet project. The Model Sanctuary is actually a quiet space in London where models can relax, eat healthy, and seek support and nutritional advice.

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Daisy Lowe Splits With Mark Ronson

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British model Daisy Lowe has called it quits with boyfriend DJ music producer Mark Ronson. The relationship lasted approximately six months.

No reasons why the couple, who were spotted together during New York fashion week at fashion shows, at designer after-parties, and on the front row, put an end to their relationship were given by their respective reps. They reportedly broke up while in New York.

The last time they were seen together was at Ronson's 33rd birthday bash at a home in Buckinghamshire in the English countryside last week.

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Sarah Palin Raises Demand For Kawasaki Glasses

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Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin is surely taking not only American politics by storm, but the fashion world as well, as demand for the Kawasaki designer glasses she had been pictured wearing surged.

Created by Japanese designer Kazuo Kawasaki, the Alaska governor's rimless Kawasaki 704 specs, made from titanium, have become such a hot item that the label has been swamped with requests for the same design from women who want to copy her "naughty librarian" look.

And never mind the $375 price tag for the frames alone. American women want it.

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Anya Hindmarch For Target

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US retail giant Target continues with its collaborations with top designers with the upcoming launch of Anya Hindmarch for Target, an affordable yet chic limited edition handbag collection from the British fashion accessories designer.

The collection essentially mixes Hindmarch's hallmark design flourishes and affordability, and Hindmarch fans in the US will surely rejoice at the prospect of having a multitude of styles from city-stroller satchel, multi-agenda shoulder bag, dainty clutch readily available to them at a much lower price.

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Gwen Stefani To Design Uniforms For W Hotels Staff

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Starting this December or early next year, the female bar staff of posh hotel chain W Hotels will be clad in uniforms designed by singer/designer Gwen Stefani.

Stefani will be making the uniforms--short dresses made of washable black jersey-- in connection with L.A.M.B., one of her two fashion collections. The deal between Stefani and W, which is expected to be formally announced in a few days, originated out of the luxury hotelier's sponsorship of a Fashion Week lounge that serves as a getaway for celebrities.

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Chace Crawford to Become New Face of Versace?

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Rumor has it that Chace Crawford, one of the stars of the hit CW series "Gossip Girl", is in talks to become the new face of Versace.

Bolstering the rumors is the fact that the actor has been photographed attending New York's Fashion Rocks event, Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, and co-star Blake Lively's 21st birthday party while clad in Versace suits.

If the rumors are true, then Crawford will be replacing "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey, who has been the face of the brand since the launch of this year's spring/summer line.

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