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Christie’s to Auction YSL’s Art; Bilson Stars in DKNY Jeans Ads

Rachel Bilson’s new Edie Rose ad.Photo: Courtesy of DKNY

• Christie’s will auction Yves Saint Laurent’s art collection in Paris in February 2009. They’ve estimated the value of the works, including pieces by Picasso, Matisse, and Goya, at $600 million. [Fashionista]

• Twenty designers are re-creating Dorothy’s ruby slippers in honor of The Wizard of Oz’s 70th anniversary. They include Oscar de la Renta, Diane Von Furstenberg, Jimmy Choo, Betsey Johnson, and Manolo Blahnik. [NYT]

• A Brooklyn judge told Payless it must include a disclaimer that states its American Eagle by Payless line isn’t affiliated with American Eagle. Sounds fair. [WWD]

• Berlin Fashion Week Starts today! Tomorrow Eastpak will show. On Sunday Vivienne Westwood Anglomania will close. [British Vogue]

• Rachel Bilson stars in the campaign for Edie Rose, the line she designed for DKNY Jeans. [WWD]

Donatella Versace: “I don’t really understand the purpose of flat shoes. My top tip for any girl would have to be: Never be seen out of the house in anything other than heels.” [WWD]

• A mall will open in the Bronx in 2013. You know, when the economy’s better and people spend money on clothes again. [WWD]

• Hot Topic is launching an MP3 download site called Shockhound. It promises to be like iTunes but better. Random. [Boston Herald]

Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom probably broke up. Meh, it was too hard to combine their names in a snazzy way anyway (MirO? OrMir? KerBlo?). [British Marie Claire]

Agyness Deyn will perform with the Five O’Clock Heroes at a club in London this Friday. [NME]

• David Beckham wore some ugly red sunglasses when he left a restaurant the other night. [Sun UK]

Christie’s to Auction YSL’s Art; Bilson Stars in DKNY Jeans Ads