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Your morning fashion and beauty report: Couture turns to the East. Jason Wu's inspirations. Bono may do ad for Vuitton. And the Kardashians...again.

April 30, 2010 |  9:01 am

With Americans and Europeans opting often for ready-to-wear, design houses are increasingly turning to fashion-savvy consumers in Russia and the Middle East to fill the void. [Wall Street Journal]

Books, movies, travel, sculpture...Designer Jason Wu, who sprang to fame with First Lady Michelle Obama's inauguration gown, talks about what inspires him. [Wall Street Journal]

"Glee" star Lea Michele sports new bangs...and how you can duplicate the look. [InStyle]

Up next from the indefatigable and ubiquitous Kardashians: a new line of bikinis, which will be available May 10. [People]

Designers from Diane Von Furstenberg to Max Azria are turning fashion inside out with reversible pieces to stretch your fashion dollar. Take a peek! [New York Post]

Twi-hards can dream along with top designers, who show us what Bella's wedding dress might look like. [InStyle]

Report: Bono may be next to appear in Louis Vuitton "core values" ad campaign. [wwd]

Is it an album? Is it a scent? Maybe it's both. Songstress Mary J. Blige talks about her new My Life fragrance. [wwd]

Celebrity hairstylist Rita Hazan launches an interactive website so you can see what's new and how it's done. [StyleList]

A word in support of neckties: they don't bind, they free men to express themselves. [Guardian]

Michael Bastian talks about his look, his new line for Gant. [Tmagazine]

New documentary tries to find the real Halston. []

Call it the cougar effect? Lingerie sales get a boost from middle-aged women. [Daily Mail]

-- Susan Denley

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