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Fashion News: 'Modern Family's' Sofia Vergara gets a ring

July 11, 2012 |  8:47 am


Nick Loeb gave "Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara -- shown here at this year's Golden Globe Awards -- a new ring for her birthday over the weekend, two months after rumor had it they were splitting up and setting off much speculation that they are engaged. That's because, unlike other accessories, a ring is never believed to be just a ring. [Los Angeles Times]

The Ralph Lauren uniforms the U.S. Olympic team will wear in the opening ceremonies at the London Summer Olympics were unveiled on Tuesday. [Los Angeles Times]

Valerie Steele, director of the Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) talked to Fashionlologie about the exhibit she's planning for next year called "Queer Style: From the Closet to the Catwalk," focusing on gay designers. "Everybody knows that there's lots of gay people in fashion," she said. "But nobody's ever really thought consciously to put the gayness back into fashion history and say, 'Why are there so many gay people in fashion?' and 'Is there a gay aesthetic?' and 'What have been the influences of having so many gay people in fashion?' " [Fashionologie]

Casting calls have been scheduled in New York and Los Angeles for Naomi Campbell's upcoming modeling reality show "The Face." [Styleite]

Designer Vera Wang, famous for her bridal gowns, and her husband Arthur Becker, who helped her build her business,  have separated after 23 years. [WWD]

Old Navy plans to open a store in Japan, on the island of Odaiba, on Thursday, marking its first foray outside North America. [WWD] (subscription required.)

Toe art might become the next big thing in nails, since why should you stop with decorating 10 digits when you have 20? [Fashionista]


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-- Susan Denley

Photo: Sofia Vergara, who might have gotten engaged over the weekend, at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards. Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times