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Fashion News: When did Kim Kardashian wear all those dresses?

August 24, 2011 |  8:31 am

Tough decision for Kim Kardashian. Which of her three (that's right, three) Vera Wang wedding gowns to wear when during her nuptial extravaganza last Saturday? Finally her choice is revealed (by People,  which reportedly paid $2.5 million for rights to the wedding photos): a full-skirted, strapless "princess" ballgown for the walk down the aisle; a georgette mermaid dress for her first dance; and a V-neck, bias-cut satin with circle skirt for the rest of the reception. [People]  

Anne Hathaway Anne Hathaway wore a body-hugging, white lace dress from Alexander McQueen's resort collection to the European premiere of "One Day" in London on Tuesday. With a boat neck and flounced hem, it was sweet and sexy at the same time. [Cut]

Hair stylist Ted Gibson, known for his segments on "What Not to Wear," has started a Facebook campaign to add an Academy Awards category for hair. "I know that Bette Davis in the early '30s was trying to get her hairdresser recognized, and they shot that down," Gibson says. "There are so many hairdressers that have created these really iconic and amazing looks. And I thought, 'It's really weird that no one has ever been honored for it, and I want to start a campaign to let people know.' "  [BellaSugar]

Tell us what you think. Should there be an Oscar for hairstyles? 

Earlier this week, I wrote about Vogue Italia rankling the blogosphere for insensitively referring to large hoop earrings as "slave earrings" -- a label it later changed to "ethnic earrings"). Now Joan Rivers is under fire for her "Fashion Police" segment called Starlet or Streetwalker for being insensitve to exploited women (by which I mean the prostitutes) by using them to mock wealthy celebrities. Rachel Lloyd, the founder and executive director of Girls Education and Mentoring Services, an organization dedicated to ending commercial sexual exploitation, has started a petition drive to end the segment. [Telegraph]

Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine is Vogue Japan's latest cover girl. [StyleBistro]

Missoni has been getting much publicity for it's eagerly anticipated diffusion line for Target. But possibly more intriguing are its plans to build a Missoni condominium complex in the Philippines. [Telegraph] 

Alexander Wang plans to introduce a line of nail polish next year with Sally Hansen. [StyleList]

Shopkick is a neat smartphone app that gives users location-based special deals and offers whenever they walk into a participating store (such as Macy's or Target). Now Shopkick is teaming with InStyle to also offer on-location product recommendations and fashion advice. [WWD] 


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-- Susan Denley

Photo: Anne Hathaway in a lace dress by Alexander McQueen at the London premiere of "One Day." Credit: Ian Gavan / Getty Images