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Aggy’s Eye Still Infected; Why Chloé Axed Paulo Melim Andersson

Deyn in London last night.Photo: WireImage

Agyness Deyn’s eye infection, which left her donning an eye patch at London Fashion Week, still hasn’t cleared up. She says everything looks blurry, like she’s drunk all the time. [British Vogue]

• When young new designers take over established fashion labels, it’s difficult to try something new and still be similar to the house’s founding or recent designers, which may explain why Paulo Melim Andersson got the ax at Chloé. You can’t please everybody. [Guardian]

• The natural-beauty-products industry is trying to regulate what exactly “natural” and “organic” mean with new product guidelines and certifications. [WWD]

• British designer Alice Temperley is more than three months pregnant. She says she’d been begging her husband to have a baby for years. [British Vogue]

• The Kaiser, a.k.a., Karl Lagerfeld, traveled to Hong Kong to see Chanel’s mobile art exhibit. He said it was worth the trip but probably won’t see it in any other cities when its tour begins. [WWD]

• Carla Bruni Sarkozy loves spring Hermès dresses by Jean Paul Gaultier. France’s First Lady wore a short white dress from the line for her wedding and a purple frock to her first official dinner. (Sarkozy’s ex-wife, meanwhile, is wearing Versace at her wedding later this month.) [WWD]

• Pharrell Williams talks about his fine-jewelry collection for Louis Vuitton. This isn’t his first foray into fashion: Williams had previously designed sunglasses for the brand. He got the gig thanks to his pal Marc Jacobs. [My Fashion Life]

T’s spring design issue is online but hits newsstands tomorrow. It features Lenny Kravitz and designer Philippe Starck swathed in African fabrics. [Moment/NYT]

• Mystic Tans will soon come in bottled forumula you can use at home. So you don’t have to endure the awkwardness of standing naked in a dark room, doing the “Thriller” dance while a machine sprays you. [WWD]

Aggy’s Eye Still Infected; Why Chloé Axed Paulo Melim Andersson