Stella McCartney Awarded With OBE

Dita Von Teese's Style Secret and Olivier Rousteing's Golden Hangover Cure


All the bits fit to print here, in our daily news roundup.

  • Dita Von Teese has some wise words to avoid style ridicule: "You can be a juicy, ripe peach, and there's still going to be someone who doesn't like peaches, so you can either submit to someone's criticism of you, or you can get on with the business of being your own amazing self who attracts other like-minded people that appreciate you." [XOJane]

  • Olivier Rousteing's fail-safe hangover remedy begins at McDonald's: "I buy nine nuggets, barbeque sauce, a burger, McFlurry, and potatoes. I swear when you get out of the club at 6 or 7, and you wait a bit till McDonald's opens, that’s the best cure." [Fashionista]

  • Approximately €3.5 million worth of jewelry (or $4.6 million at current exchange) was stolen from Vionnet owner Goga Ashkenazi while she was on vacation in Uruguay with her boyfriend, Lapo Elkann. [Vogue UK]

  • The year 2013 is already off to a good start for Stella McCartney: she's been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services in fashion. [WWD]

  • Meanwhile, Bulgari has been accused of evading approximately €70 million (or $92.74 million at current exchange) in taxes. [Telegraph]

  • Cacharel will not show during Paris Fashion Week in February. [Elle UK]

  • Speaking of collections, former J.Crew designer Marissa Webb will debut her namesake line this month. [SheFinds]

  • A New Year's letter from Hearst Corporation President David Carey revealed that Esquire is poised to announce a "bold new partnership — an initiative that will dramatically expand the Esquire franchise." [Hearst Corporation]

  • Israel has passed a new law banning models with a BMI of less than 18.5 from appearing in advertisements. [The Wall Street Journal]

  • For all the modern gents: The Mr Porter Paperback — The Manual for a Stylish Life: Volume One answers an essential question — what really is the best way to dance at a wedding? [Fashionologie Inbox]

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