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London Fashion Week Starts; Executive Shuffle at LVMH

• London Fashion Week started yesterday! And the clothes are very eighties. [British Vogue]

• LVMH is moving John Galliano managing director Fabrizio Malverdi over to Givenchy on October 6. He’ll replace Marco Gobbetti, who was tapped for Celine. A replacement for John Galliano has yet to be named. [WWD]

Louis Vuitton will host a sailing event next year in Auckland. Hey, why not? [WWD]

• Nicole Richie reportedly smashed a fan’s camera at the Charlotte Ronson after-party last week; Djimon Hounsou reportedly tried to steal Natasha Bedingfield’s bottle of water at the Calvin Klein party while girlfriend Kimora Lee Simmons egged him on. [NYP]

• Heidi Montag went to a fancy benefit with her hair uncharacteristically slicked back. This blogger is pleased Heidi’s experimenting. We feel more comfortable looking at her with her hair down. [Celebrity Beauty Buzz]

London Fashion Week Starts; Executive Shuffle at LVMH