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Jenna Bush’s Wedding Dress and John Galliano’s New York Show

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• Finally we know what Jenna Bush’s wedding gown looked like! And it was streamlined and very textured, resembling the surface of a coral reef. [NYDN]

• John Galliano will show his cruise collection at Gustavino’s tonight. Then he travels to Savannah, Georgia, to receive the André Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Anyone else have a hard time picturing Galliano in Georgia? [WWD]

• Valentino plans to double sales over the next five years and open 35 more stores. It’s part of moving on since Valentino retired and new owners took over. [WWD]

• Sophie Ellis Bextor may star alongside Kate Moss in upcoming Rimmel campaigns. She reportedly signed a three-year multi-million-pound contract. [Catwalk Queen]

• Louis Vuitton made one-hour MP3 audio guides to Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Beijing. They’ll cost $17 and launch in conjunction with the summer Olympics in Beijing. No word on how they plan to monogram them yet. [WWD]

• Bloomingdale’s will discontinue its mail catalogue early next year. Way to save some trees. [WWD]

• Calvin Klein underwear model Eva Mendes: “I recently did a film with Mark Wahlberg, ‘We Own the Night,’ and he’s really a fine actor. But I still visualize him in his Calvin Klein underwear, who wouldn’t? It’s kind of fun looking at people in their underwear.” [WWD]

• Kim Cattrall on her boyfriend, 29-year-old Canadian chef Alan Wyse: “He’s no boy. He’s probably the most mature man I have met. He’s also of a different generation in that his mom always worked. So he accepts that I have a job and another life, which is what older men find so hard to deal with.” Noted. [Times UK]

• Boho is out, bobo is in! It’s the posh version of boho, somewhat nautical, and doesn’t include droopy floral stuff. [Guardian]

• Lauren Conrad comforted Lindsay Lohan after LiLo had a fight with pal Samantha Ronson. Gosh, they’ve been hanging out a lot lately. Does this mean Lohan will make a cameo on The Hills? Pleeeease?! [NYP]

Jenna Bush’s Wedding Dress and John Galliano’s New York Show