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Your morning fashion and beauty report: London Fashion Week begins, MAC and Lady Gaga collaborate and Captain Jack Sparrow inspires OPI

On the heels of New York Fashion Week (which ended Thursday), the style world turns to London, where showings of designers' fall-winter 2011 women's collections are starting up. Among the expected highlights: On Monday afternoon, Burberry Prorsum will be the first of the London events to live-stream video of its runway show on giant screens in Piccadilly Circus. [Telegraph]

Retailers reportedly were impressed by the glamour on display in the New York shows. (We were too, here at All the Rage!) [WWD] (Subscription required.)

Adepp OPI's latest collection for spring is inspired by "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides." The names of the six limited-edition shades evoke the adventures of Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow: the purple Planks a Lot, the pink Sparrow Me the Drama and the gray Skull & Glossbones, for instance. They'll go on sale in May. Honestly, I think I can get way more into this than the OPI-Justin Bieber collaboration, and that one was a bestseller! [StyleList]

Meanwhile, the Sephora by OPI collection inspired by "Glee" has arrived. [BellaSugar] 

South African double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius is the new face of Thierry Mugler's A*Men men's scent. Pistorius, 25, is a triple world-record holder and runs on high-tech, futuristic-looking artificial legs. [WWD] 

And speaking of scents, Dita Von Teese is reportedly working with French perfumers to create one. What will it smell like? "Velvet sensuality with a dash of vulgarity," she said. Translation: Don't expect a fruity floral. [FabSugar UK]

Lady Gaga and MAC's charitable Viva Glam collaboration has two new products hitting shelves: the new buff-peach Gaga 2 Lipstick ($15) and Gaga 2 Lipglass ($15). [BellaSugar] 

"Project Runway's" Tim Gunn has another book to look forward to: "Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet," due on shelves this fall. [People] 

Vanessa Hudgens' hand-and-arm tattoos at New York Fashion Week were of the temporary, henna variety. As I keep, um, preaching: Temporary is the way to go with these things, just like hair color, eyeshadow, lipstick, nail polish ... [People] 

-- Susan Denley

Photo: Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow. Credit: Stephen Vaughan / Associated Press

 
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