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Miracles in London: Naomi Walks; Fashionistas Eat Mash, Drink Beer

Naomi Campbell surprise-walks for Kisa in London.Photo: Getty Image

Naomi Campbell took a surprise stroll down the catwalk at London Fashion Week yesterday for Kisa. [Telegraph]

• As London Fashion Week nears its halfway point, trends emerge including Amy Winehouse eye makeup, cropped leather jackets, thick eye-skimming fringe, and thick-framed square glasses. The LFW quarters also boast a pub that serves, of all things, pie and mash and beer. [Times]

• We saw a lot of short skirts at New York Fashion Week, but Christopher Kane and Marios Schwab showed long hemlines in London yesterday. Bonus: Kane’s highly anticipated show gets another rave review. [Guardian]

• Watch out Dubai! Hermès, Giorgio Armani, Jimmy Choo, and Fendi are just a few of the European firms planning to open shops on “The Pearl,” Qatar’s man-made, figure-eight-shaped island the country hopes will level competition with Dubai. [WWD]

• One Shakira fan forked over $3,000 for one of her bras; another, $1,000 for one of her skirts. The occasion: The singer auctioned off 40 items from her “Oral Fixation” tour to raise money to build a school for poor children in Colombia. [NYDN]

• André Leon Talley may miss the Paris shows to volunteer for Barack Obama’s campaign. [NYP]

• Supermodel Agyness Deyn threw cake into the crowd at her 25th-birthday party at Don Hills. Fabulousness reigns! [NYP]

• Victoria Beckham shut down Dylan’s Candy Bar when she shopped there with her son on Saturday, and some teenage girls recognized her. [WWD]

Miracles in London: Naomi Walks; Fashionistas Eat Mash, Drink Beer