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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

February 18, 2011 |  8:39 am

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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