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Jonathan Saunders Heads to Pollini; Preggers Angelina for ‘Vanity Fair’

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• Jonathan Saunders is the new creative director of Pollini. His first collection for the Italian house will debut in Milan in September. [British Vogue]

• Patrick Demarchelier reportedly shot pregnant Angelina Jolie for the July cover of Vanity Fair. [NYP]

• The Marc Jacobs store employee arrested Monday for stealing $62,000 has been released from jail on bail. He’s been charged with one account of grand larceny in the second degree. [WWD]

• Rumor has it Balmain has a men’s line in the works designed by head womenswear designer Christophe Decarnin. [WWD]

• The CEO of Christian Dior Couture is jumping ship to Hugo Boss. The former Boss CEO left after disagreements with investors. [British Vogue]

• How is it that LVMH is scoring double-digit profits while it seems everyone else is in the hole? CEO and magic moneyman Bernard Arnault expects the cash to keep flowing. [WWD]

Agyness Deyn was photographed jumping stark naked from a fire escape. She was doing a photo shoot, and some people got a real eyeful. (Warning: photos NSFW) [Sun via Fashionologie]

Naomi Campbell met with Prime Minister Gordon Brown yesterday. She told reporters they talked about world issues like the Chinese earthquake and Burma cyclone. Now we feel a bit silly for thinking she might walk in the Chanel resort show yesterday. [British Vogue]

• Jerry Hall is pulling a Daphne Guinness and putting 450 items from her wardrobe up for auction to benefit charity, including the wedding dress she wore when she married Mick Jagger in 1990. It’s expected to fetch at least $600. [Fashion Week Daily]

• Rolling Stone Bryan Jones (found dead in 1969 at the bottom of his pool) inspired Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel resort collection, which walked in Miami last night and culminated with a synchronized-swim show. [WWD]

• Socialite Denise Rich has the best spot for her yacht at Cannes for the film festival. She’ll host a faaaabulous party on it to benefit her cancer charity. Cheek kisses, Denise. [NYP]

• Kanye West performed with four topless dancers wearing space helmets at Gustavino’s Wednesday night to promote Casio’s new G-Shock watch. Ugh. [NYP]

Jonathan Saunders Heads to Pollini; Preggers Angelina for ‘Vanity Fair’