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Mamie Gummer Lands a Campaign; Gianfranco Ferré Dives Into Real Estate

Mamie Gummer.Photo: Getty Images

• Meryl Streep’s daughter Mamie Gummer is the new face of Gérard Darel. She replaces Charlotte Gainsbourg, who’s mugged for the brand since 2003. [WWD]

Gianfranco Ferré SpA is getting into real estate. The fashion house has partnered with a Dubai-based real-estate firm to develop and design property. Their first project is a big, shiny residential tower in — where else? — Dubai. [WWD]

• Here’s a peek at Richard Chai’s Go collection for Target. [Fops and Dandies]

Fendi showed wedges for dudes in its Milan show. So add them to your look book, Sarko! [Times U.K.]

• Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry company, House of Taylor, is finished, now that Taylor and Kathy Ireland have terminated their licensing agreements. Adjust your lives accordingly. [Style Talk]

• Rumor had it Naomi Campbell was canned from presenting at Nelson Mandela’s 90th-birthday concert tomorrow after all that negative publicity surrounding her trial last week, but her rep says she was never going to take part anyway. [British Vogue]

Helena Christensen is reportedly doing a spread for GQ to showcase the new Agent Provocateur collection. [NYP]

Isaac Mizrahi vlogged about how much jury duty sucks. [NYP/Isaac Mizrahi NY]

• One makeup artist who applied body paint to Sports Illustrated models told them he was gay when he was really straight. [NYP]

• OMG, these shots of David Beckham driving his two sons around in the Rolls-Royce are so cute. [Daily Mail]

Mamie Gummer Lands a Campaign; Gianfranco Ferré Dives Into Real Estate