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Your morning fashion and beauty report: Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom and Maria Bello celebrate opening of 'Balenciaga and Spain' in San Francisco

March 28, 2011 |  8:50 am

Reese Witherspoon wore a custom Monique Lhuillier gown for her wedding to Jim Toth on Saturday. [Us magazine]

Arodarte Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy have been invited to be guest designers for Pitti W, the women's wear counterpart to Pitti Immagine Uomo, Europe's largest men's trade show. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

The Mulleavys were among the guests last week at San Francisco's M.H. de Young Museum opening celebration for "Balenciaga and Spain," a 120-piece fashion retrospective of the couturier's career. The exhibit, curated by Vogue's European editor, Hamish Bowles, will be open through July 4. [ArtDaily] Other guests at the opening party included Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom, Miranda Kerr, Maria Bello and Mia Wasikowska. [WWD] 

The Jane Pratt-Tavi Gevinson magazine and website for teenage girls is expected to launch this summer. The collaboration between the former Sassy and Jane editor and the now 14-year-old fashion blogger will be produced under the umbrella of JanePratt.com, a site Pratt is building to try to reach an audience that falls somewhere between Jezebel and Cosmopolitan. [WWD]

India's fashion industry is booming, with its top designers enjoying success in Europe and the United States, while local fashion shows have grown in importance. But now some of the country's top models are complaining of discrimination, saying designers want women with lighter complexions to show off their clothes. They say it's a holdover from the era of British dominion. [Telegraph] 

Shape magazine's April issue marks the debut of a redesign under new editor in chief Tara Kraft. Henceforth, the mag will incorporate more beauty and lifestyle stories along with its fitness material. The issue's cover girl is Vanessa Hudgens, looking quite fit in a teeny bikini. [WWD] 

Colombian designer Silvia Tcherassi has a capsule collection of bags and shoes in the works for Payless ShoeSource. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

Pringle of Scotland has named Alistair Carr of Balenciaga as its new design director. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

-- Susan Denley

Photo: Kate, left, and Laura Mulleavy in 2009. Credit: Evan Agostini / Associated Press


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