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Your Morning Fashion and Beauty Report: John Galliano trial starts. Michelle Obama wears Narciso Rodriguez. Cameron Diaz wears Chanel, and more.

June 22, 2011 |  8:25 am

John Galliano, fired as creative director at Christian Dior in March after he was accused of making anti-Semitic and racist remarks in several Paris bar incidents, goes on trial there on Wednesday on charges connected to two of the altercations. French law prohibits incitement of racial discrimination, hatred or violence based on ethnicity, race or religion, and Galliano faces up to six months in prison and a fine equivalent to about $32,000 if convicted. He has reportedly entered a substance abuse rehab program in the U.S. since his firing but is expected to attend the trial. [Los Angeles Times] 


Michelle Obama wore a coral silk skirt suit by Narciso Rodriguez for her South Africa meeting with Nelson Mandela and his wife, Graca Machel, on Tuesday. She accessorized with blue flats and turquoise earrings by Nava Zahavi. Later in the day she switched to pants topped by a yellow Rachel Roy trench coat. she's shown here with South African First Lady Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma. [Cut]

Acameron Promoting a new movie is hard work, from a fashion perspective. In New York for some television appearances and the Manhattan premiere of her new movie, "Bad Teacher," Cameron Diaz went through five wardrobe changes involving a monochrome jacket and pants outfit, a vibrant blue dress, a cute denim jacket, an Elizabeth & James blazer and a Chanel minidress, shown at left. [Telegraph]

Teen fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson racked up her first post for Jane Pratt's new website this week. It's a youthful take on the "what's in my makeup bag or purse" feature common to fashion mags and blogs (including this one) for which she cleaned out her school locker. In it she found tap shoes, a turquoise wig, containers of Play-Doh, a veil, a French dictionary and a plastic bag full of some unidentifiable mush. "Maybe I am as interesting as I wish I was!" says the 15-year-old. Um, or maybe not. [xoJane]

The TV Guide Network's new reality show "Nail Files," set in The Painted Nail salon in Los Angeles, debuted Tuesday night. Owner Katie Cazorla sat down and talked about nail trends, salon safety, celebrity clients and more before the premiere. [StyleList] 

A new study shows that Botox competitor Dysport is more effective at smoothing crow's-feet and some other wrinkles. But the difference was seen only when the study's subjects contracted their muscles, not when their faces were at rest. [Time]


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Photos, from top: Michelle Obama, wearing a Narciso Rodriguez skirt suit, with South African First Lady  Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma; Cameron Diaz at a post-"Bad-Teacher" premiere party in New York. Credits: . European Pressphoto Agency; Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images