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Drew Barrymore Might Get Married in Chanel; Another Attempt to Ban Sagging Pants

Karolina Kurkova for <em>Vogue</em> Mexico.
Karolina Kurkova for Vogue Mexico. Photo: Mariano Vivanco/Vogue Mexico

• Drew Barrymore is said to be wearing Chanel to her upcoming wedding. [NYP]

• Mississippi official Kenneth Stokes is again trying to ban sagging pants in his county, saying, “It’s not a fashion thing. It’s a criminal thing.” But a citizen by the name of Lance Eubanks told a local paper, “If we started banning people from looking lazy, there would be some very upset Americans. The bottom line is that cities should be focusing on many more important things … like banning mullets or jean shorts, because those really offend me.” Wait, hasn’t this discussion happened before? [HuffPo]

• Karolina Kurkova covers June’s Vogue Mexico wearing a Dolce & Gabbana bustier, photographed by Mariano Vivanco. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• This year’s CFDA Awards, to be held at Lincoln Center on June 4, will be broadcast on Style.com the following day. [WWD]

• Novak Djokovic, the world’s No. 1 male tennis player, will be Uniqlo’s global brand ambassador for the next five years. [WWD]

• British designer Louise Gray will create a clothing and accessories collection for Topshop. [Telegraph]

• Nicholas Kirkwood is selling the shoes that he designed for Suno’s fall 2012 runway show. [SheFinds]

• Last week, eighteen students were the first to complete a new M.F.A. program in fashion design at Parsons. [NYT]

• Designer Douglas Hannant missed the Hale House Gala on Monday night because he slipped in the rain, cut open his forehead, and was rushed to the hospital. But he must be okay now, since “Page Six” is gabbing about it. [Page Six/NYP]

• Giorgio Armani saw profits rise 23 percent last year. [WWD]

• Business of Fashion argues that the fashion industry has yet to take advantage of the power of video. Guess Heidi Klum’s music video didn’t do it for ‘em. [BoF]

• With a choice of a suit or dress, many lesbian couples have a hard time deciding what to wear to their weddings. New York City Council Speaker  Christine C. Quinn and her partner Kim M. Catullo both picked suits — one was Carolina Herrera and the other Ralph Lauren. [NYT]

• Eek, bridal Uggs. [HuffPo]

Barrymore in Chanel; Another Sagging Pants Ban