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Kate Moss Lands August ‘Vogue’ Cover; Thom’s High-Waters Get Stares

Kate Moss landed the cover of Vogue’s August age issue, shot by Mario Testino. All that speculation was spot-on. [BryanBoy]

Diane Von Furstenberg will unveil a capsule collection inspired by Wonder Woman this October. Sales from the line, a collaboration with Warner Bros. and DC Comics, will help raise money for charity. [British Vogue]

Nicole Miller on dressing Major League Baseball players’ wives for the All-Star events: “We thought maybe this gift was falling into our laps this year, and we would get to dress Madonna. But she’s not coming — oh well!” [WWD]

Vanity Fair received more than 900 “mostly negative” letters in response to the Miley Cyrus photo shoot. [WWD]

• When Thom Browne wore his signature high-waters to a reception at the White House hosted by Laura Bush for the winners of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards, he “drew more than a few curious glances, including those from several military guards.” [WWD]

Heatherette’s Richie Rich is gearing up to launch his first album, which includes music by Madonna, the Scissor Sisters, Lil Mama, and others. It’s called Celebutante (just like his Hot Topic clothing line), and he’ll officially launch it in Miami this month. [Fashion Week Daily]

Garrett Neff is starring in Calvin Klein’s new underwear campaign. Bruce Weber shot the ads on a Miami Beach. [British Vogue]

• Scarlett Johansson randomly models in Rachel Antonoff’s look book. The designer used to co-design Mooka Kinney. [Nylon]

• A trend-analyst company just released a list of the world’s “Top Fashion Cities.” The top five are New York, Rome, Milan, Paris, and London. [WWD]

• Steve Madden is supposedly manufacturing and supplying all the shoes, handbags, and belts for Kimora Lee Simmons’s new Fabulosity juniors’ line at JCPenney. [NYP]

Tyra Banks was named the hardest-working celebrity in a new online poll. [Showbiz Spy]

Kate Moss Lands August ‘Vogue’ Cover; Thom’s High-Waters Get Stares