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Fashion: 'Hunger Games' Jennifer Lawrence is girlish, grown-up

March 21, 2012 |  8:16 am

Jennifer Lawrence of "The Hunger Games" looks flirty in an emerald green dress
Jennifer Lawrence looked part schoolgirl, part femme fatale on Tuesday in this flirty emerald dress at the Cinema Society & Calvin Klein Collection screening of "The Hunger Games" in New York. She's with co-star Liam Hemsworth.

For die-hard "Hunger Games" fans, Toys R Us is selling replicas of the training uniforms worn by Lawrence's character, Katniss Everdeen, and her friend, Peeta Mellark (played by Josh Hucherson). [The Cut]

And Elizabeth Banks says the elaborate costumes she wore as Effie Trinket in "The Hunger Games" were "torture" to wear. [People]

Designer Jean Paul Gaultier seems to have initially had some mixed feelings about the exhibition of his work that's opening in San Francisco this weekend. He tells Fashionista, "It feels like strange, because truly like I am flattered, but at the same time, when they had the idea to do it, I was like yes, but for me, it’s like, when you are dead you can have like an exhibition." But now that the display of 30 years of his work has been curated: "I quite love it." [Fashionista]

Isabel Marant plans to open a store on Melrose Place in West Hollywood. [WWD] 

Nars Cosmetics is creating an Andy Warhol collection, to debut this fall. WWD says it is "intended to evoke the cool, image-rich, character-laden world of Warhol." [WWD]

Israel has passed a law banning underweight models from working. [Styleite]

British historian Anne Sebba has a new book out on one of the icons of 20th century fashion, "That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor." [WWD]

The Ethisphere Institute's sixth annual list of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" includes 145 business, including several related to fashion and beauty, such as retailers Gap Inc., Patagonia, Costco, Marks & Spencer and Target Corp.; cosmetics companies L’Oréal and Shiseido Co.; textile firm Milliken & Co.; apparel brand Timberland and EBay Inc. [WWD]

Michelle Obama tries a color block look
First Lady Michelle Obama got with the color-blocking trend in this dress from Preen's pre-fall 2012 collection. She wore it Monday night in her first-ever appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman."  

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-- Susan Denley

Upper photo: Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth attend the Cinema Society & Calvin Klein Collection screening of "The Hunger Games" in New York on Tuesday. Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images  

Lower photo: Michelle Obama joins host David Letterman on the set of  "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday. Credit: John Paul Filo / CBS / Associated Press

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