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Your Morning Fashion and Beauty Report: Kate Moss on the former Kate Middleton. Nicole Richie on shoes. And David Beckham designs.

May 19, 2011 |  8:06 am

The three women who topped Forbes' recent list of top-earning models also were the only three to make it onto the magazine's list of the 100 most powerful celebrities: Gisele Bundchen (No. 60), Heidi Klum (No. 83) and Kate Moss (No. 94). Forbes compiled the list based on pre-tax earnings, online exposure, media mentions, magazine covers and Twitter and Facebook followers. Who ranked No. 1? Why, Lady Gaga of course. [Telegraph]

KatemossI think the above proves that Kate Moss is something of a royal in the world of fashion. Besides her Forbes' rankings as one of the world's most powerful celebs and the third highest-earning model in the world, photographs of her are the subject of an exhibition and she's been a collaborator and muse for retail giant TopShop. So when she weighs in on a real royal -- that other Kate, nee Miss Middleton -- we listen. "Oh I love her! She was so chic and seamless," Moss said of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge in a rare interview. "And just beautiful, it was just as a royal wedding should be." [Telegraph]

Speaking of the royal wedding, sister and maid of honor Pippa Middleton is getting quite a lot of attention since her stunning appearance as part of the wedding party. Now a bookmaker across the pond has set 4/9 odds that she'll win Rear of the Year, a reportedly "hotly-contested" award due to be announced June 8 in London. [Telegraph]

Pippa Nicole Richie's Winter Kate and House of Harlow 1969 shoe collection has arrived at Nordstrom, and she's making the rounds of stores for personal appearances. "My main goal for this particular collection -- and for all the footwear that I design -- is I want the shoes to look great but be comfortable at the same time," she said at the launch at Fashion Island in Newport Beach over the weekend. "Who doesn't want to make exactly what you want?" [People]

Derek Lam is planning his first diffusion line, 10 Crosby, to be in stores in November. It's designed for women age 20 to 45, and pieces will cost $195 to $895. Senior designer Elizabeth Giardina describes the line as "urban, but in a soft way." [The Cut]

And David Beckham, the celebrity face for Emporio Armani underwear for several years, plans to launch his own line of "bodywear" and a men's fragrance. We're sure the soccer star will get a lot of help from designer wife Victoria. [Telegraph]

-- Susan Denley

Upper photo: Kate Moss at the launch Tuesday of Mango's new collection. Credit: Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images

Lower photo: Pippa Middleton's bottom, on display in her sleek gown during the royal wedding, is now the subject of gambling odds. Credit: Martin Meissner / Associated Press