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Fashion News: Justin Timberlake goes to Marine Ball

November 14, 2011 |  9:10 am

Justin Timberlake made good on his promise and accompanied combat instructor Kelsey De Santis to the Instructor Battalion Marine Corps Ball -- and he says he had a real ball doing it. Timberlake wore a tux and blue tie; De Santis, a dress uniform. [People]

Cheryl BurkeCheryl Burke of "Dancing With The Stars" will be the face of Macy's new Ideology active-wear collectionCheryl Burke of "Dancing With The Stars" will be the face of Macy's new Ideology active-wear collection. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

Evelyn Lauder, senior corporate vice president and head of fragrance development worldwide at the Estee Lauder Cos., died Saturday at age 75 of complications of ovarian cancer. [WWD]

Kendall Jenner, sometime model and full-time Kardashian sibling, celebrated her Sweet 16 in style -- and got a Range Rover as a gift. [Daily Mail]

Speaking of the Kardashians, one might think Kim's high-profile divorce from NBA player Kris Humphries only a few weeks after their much-hyped wedding might hurt the family "brand." But think again, says our Yvonne Villareal and Adam Tschorn. "Because the family's brand feeds on drama, it's likely to absorb the shock," they predict. [Los Angeles Times]

Guests at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art Gala on Saturday night were required to wear white lab coats; the tables bore human centerpieces; and dessert was cake in the form of body parts. Deborah Harry performed for the crowd of dignitaries, celebs and fashionables. [Los Angeles Times]

There are lots of pictures of the event over at Society News LA.

Fashion has been under the 1960s' spell of "Mad Men" for a while now, but for next spring we're going further back, predicts the Wall Street Journal -- to the 1950s of Donna Reed and June Cleaver, with dainty, shin-brushing dresses, wasp waists and head scarves. [WSJ]

Last week, Jay-Z's clothing line, Rocawear, announced that it would start selling T-shirts bearing the slogan "Occupy All Streets" for $22 a pop. No mention of any of the proceeds going to the Occupy movement or anyone else. After some criticism of the idea of making a buck off a protest that's about wealth inequality, the tees seem to have been pulled off the market. [The Cut]


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-- Susan Denley

Photo: Cheryl Burke of "Dancing With The Stars."  Credit: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times