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Your Morning Fashion and Beauty Report: A weekend for dream weddings, thanks to Kate Moss, Jamie Hince and Monaco's Prince Albert

July 1, 2011 |  9:07 am

This is going to be a weekend for weddings: Supermodel Kate Moss and rocker Jamie Hince of the Kills plan to marry at her home in the Cotswolds, and it will be interesting to see if any pictures leak out before a spread on the event is published in Vogue's September issue, under exclusive contract. We do know that the fallen-from-grace John Galliano designed Moss' gown, and that she plans to wear Louboutins. And we also know that the couple wore blue -- he a teal jacket, she a romantic vintage aquamarine dress -- to their rehearsal dinner Thursday night. [Telegraph]  

Acharlene Meanwhile in Monaco, Prince Albert is to wed former South African Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock in a multiple-day extravaganza involving a civil ceremony Friday, a religious ceremony Saturday, a performance by the Eagles, a light show and fireworks -- all estimated to cost upward of $65 million. The guest list is eclectic, including Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Desmond Tutu, Nicolas Sarkozy, King Gustav of Sweden, Naomi Campbell and Karl Lagerfeld. There is to be a wedding gown by Giorgio Armani and dinner for 500 prepared by Alain Ducasse. It's the most exciting event in Monaco since Albert's father, Prince Rainier, married Grace Kelly in 1956. And it appears it's going forward, despite lots of rumors that the bride may be having second thoughts about the marriage.  [People]

"L.A. scares the crap out of me." So says Emma Watson in an interview with British Harper's Bazaar, whose August cover she graces. "I feel if I have to work out four hours a day, and count the calories of everything I put in my mouth, and have Botox at 22, and obsess about how I look the whole time, I will go mad, I will absolutely lose it." Gosh, Emma, L.A. really isn't all that bad!  [Telegraph]

Los Angeles interior designer Kelly Weartsler is opening up a new boutique in August, at the corner of Melrose and Croft Avenue, not far from Melrose Place. It's a spacious corner location and likely will house items for the home and her ready-to-wear collection. [Mondette] 

Nathan Clark, inventor of Clark's Desert Boot, has died at age 94. Ten million pairs of the boot have been sold since it was introduced in 1949. [WWD]   

Coty Prestige is launching its newest Jil Sander scent, Eve, described as a fruity chypre oriental with notes of grapefruit and red currant. [WWD] (Subscription required.) 

Three Canadian companies have been ordered to pay about $2.5 million to Louis Vuitton and Burberry for selling knockoffs of their handbags. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

And counterfeit "designer" bags seem to be proliferating, with very, very good fakes fooling women who've spent hundreds of dollars thinking they were getting the real deal. [The Cut]

-- Susan Denley

Photo: Monaco's Prince Albert and fiancee Charlene Wittstock arrive at that other recent royal wedding, that of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton in April. Credit: Associated Press


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