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Fashion News: Dick Van Dyke weds his makeup artist

March 13, 2012 |  8:41 am

Dick Van Dyke, 86, got married on Feb. 29 -- Leap Day -- to his makeup artist of the last six years, Arlene Silver, who is 40

Dick Van Dyke, 86, got married on Feb. 29 -- Leap Day -- to his makeup artist of the last six years, Arlene Silver, who is 40. [E! Online] [People]

Savile Row tailors are horrified at the prospect of a planned Abercrombie & Fitch children's store coming to their street, which is synonymous with the finest bespoke clothing. "I don't think anyone objects to moving forward, but a chain store selling crappy clothes to ghastly people isn't really the direction in which we should be traveling," as one put it. [Guardian]

Another Briton calling it as he sees it is Piers Morgan, quoted in the Mirror with his opinion of supermodel Kate Moss. The two don't like each other at all, and Morgan says Moss has been known to kick him in the shins repeatedly if they run into each other. "She's just a vile little creature," he said. [Mirror]

Halle Berry's engagement ring from fiance Olivier Martinez is described as a one-of-a-kind piece featuring a 4-carat emerald and two diamonds in a yellow gold setting. It was designed by Paris jeweler Robert Mazlo. [People]

Los Angeles Fashion Week got underway with not one but two unofficial opening events. [Los Angeles Times] 

"Diana Vreeland After Diana Vreeland," an exhibition that opened over the weekend in Venice, Italy and will run through June 25, is the first major show dedicated to the late legendary Vogue editor. [WWD]

European model Marina Asenova is suing her modeling agency, MC2 Models, contending that her photos have been used on bottles of Coty hair-care products for years without her knowledge -- and without compensation. [New York Post]

Jimmy Choo announced a new shoe style named for fashionable nonagenarian Iris Apfel. [Telegraph] 

Conde Nast reportedly has overhauled its internship program to ensure that the positions are in compliance with labor laws. This comes after Hearst Corp. was sued by an unpaid intern and after ongoing concerns about internship practices in the fashion publishing industry. [Fashionista]

Gloria Sachs, a fashion designer and former model who is credited with spotting short pants on the island of Capri while on her honeymoon in 1953, bringing the style to the U.S. and christening them "capris," died Monday at age 85. [The Cut]


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Photo: Arlene Silver and Dick Van Dyke at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January. Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images