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Twilight Fans Fake Their Weddings; Kate Moss Covers Vogue Paris

Kate Moss.
Kate Moss.

• Crazed Twilight fans are reportedly pretending to be engaged just so they can try on the replica of Bella Swan’s wedding dress. [TMZ via Jezebel]

Kate Moss covers the new issue of Vogue Paris wearing a choppy orange wig. [Design Scene]

• With an investment of $1.63 million, Vivienne Westwood launched a new campaign to stop the destruction of rainforests worldwide. It’s called “No Fun Being Extinct,” and already has backing from models Kate Moss and Lily Cole.  [WWD]

Betsey Johnson decorated a pink Christmas tree for the Plaza Hotel. [Time]

• Waris Ahluwalia’s dream acting gig: playing a zombie in a Rob Zombie movie. [Daily Front Row]

• The White House launched a new campaign against intellectual property theft, focusing on counterfeit and pirated goods. [WWD]

• Tiffany & Co.’s stocks are down nearly 9 percent, and the company’s CEO blames weak sales across Europe. [Reuters]

• In today’s banned ads: a lingerie ad for British department store Marks & Spencer deemed “sexually suggestive” by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority. [Daily Mail UK]

• Here’s another video of Tavi singing, and this time she’s playing the guitar, too. [Refinery 29]

• Top model Naomi Preizler is also an accomplished artist, and produced some illustrations for Neiman Marcus’s spring 2012 look book. [Models.com]

• Tween accessories and jewelry chain Claire’s saw income drop 48 percent to $1.9 million from $3.6 million in the third quarter. [WWD]

• Central St. Martins’s professor Louise Wilson on her footwear: “I don’t even have a shoe choice, just FitFlops, because I suffer from plantar fasciitis, that dreadful heel pain, which all young people are going to have because they’re wearing ballet flats. I feel like going around with a sign warning people.” [Telegraph UK]

Alessandra Ambrosio and actor Rodrigo Santoro cover Vogue Brazil’s December issue. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• Anne Fulenwider, the new editor of Brides magazine, is shaking up magazine’s masthead for a relaunch scheduled for next May. [WWD]

• Some Victoria’s Secret models don’t know the words to “Jingle Bells.” [Modelinia]

• Anne Hathaway will co-host a press conference to unveil the Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum on Monday. [WWD]

• Watch an interview with Carolina Herrera. [NYT]

Twilight Fans Fake Their Weddings; Kate Moss’s Vogue Paris Cover