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Victoria Beckham, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey to Present CFDA Awards

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• Not very many celebrities have been lined up to present this year’s CFDA awards. Victoria Beckham, Eva Mendes, and Maggie Gyllenhaal will represent nominees Marc Jacobs, Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein Collection, and Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler, respectively, in the womenswear category. Also, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the Accessories Designer of the Year award, and Mandy Moore will present the Swarovski awards. [WWD]

Purple magazine will open its first office in New York in September. So get your résumés ready, young job seekers! If you want to be that kid, consider sending editor Olivier Zahn one of the cigars he likes. [WWD]

• Anna Wintour just might have inspired a line of fine watches. Well, it’s about time. Zing! [WWD]

• Noelle Reno is leaving cashmere label Degrees of Freedom and her fiancé Matthew Mellon, who runs it with her. [NYP]

• This fashion blogger called the clothes in the Sex and the City movie a “treat”! Also, “Carrie’s style is more outrageous than ever, and there is the nagging feeling that a 40 something yr old would not be seen dead in some of her outfits.” You don’t say… [My Fashion Life]

• Sarah Jessica Parker’s favorite accessory in the Sex and the City movie was a real bird she wore in her hair. She says it was vintage and looked like its feathers were dipped in ink. Sounds kind of gross. [British Vogue]

• Sarah Jessica Parker also said she would “get on my hands and knees … and darn every hole” before she returned the Nina Ricci dress she wore to the Sex and the City movie’s New York premiere. Obviously, that will mend them. [WWD]

• Kenzo founder Mitsuhiro Matsuda died at the age of 74 of liver failure earlier this month. [British Vogue]

Eva Herzigova speaks to her son in Czech, his dad speaks to him in Italian, and his nanny speaks to him in English. Now you know! [British Vogue]

• Ahem, Leonardo DiCaprio wasn’t surround by a bevy of models at Dune at the Hamptons this past weekend. He was just with one model, Bar Refaeli. It’s important to set the record straight about these things. [NYDN]

Victoria Beckham, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey to Present CFDA Awards