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Karl Lagerfeld and Harvey Weinstein Auctioning Movie Role; Victoria’s Secret to Open in London

Kristen Stewart for French <em>Elle</em>.
Kristen Stewart for French Elle. Photo: Elle France

Karl Lagerfeld and Harvey Weinstein will auction off the chance to be in a movie at amfAR’s upcoming Cinema Against AIDS gala. Lagerfeld will direct and Weinstein will produce the short film starring the highest bidder. Can’t wait to see who wins this one. [NYP]

Victoria’s Secret’s first U.K. store will open July 25 on London’s New Bond Street. A second boutique will open the next day at the Westfield mall in Stratford, right by the Olympic Stadium. [Telegraph]

Kristen Stewart covers yet another Elle, this time, the French one. [ONTD]

Jessica Michault, online editor of the International Herald Tribune, has been named editor-in-chief of the website NOWFASHION. [Fashionista]

Tom Ford sold his home in London’s Mayfair area, and has been looking at properties in South Kensington. [Vogue U.K.]

The British Fashion Council is launching “London Collections: Women” — a new initiative meant to raise awareness of designer’s pre-collections. What a good cause. [Vogue U.K.]

At some point, pre- or post-Romy, Julia Restoin-Roitfeld said that her biggest vice was, “Big Macs — especially at the airport!” [Elle]

British brand Coast tapped Elettra Wiedemann to model its summer collection of partywear. [Telegraph]

Real Housewife Kyle Richards is opening a boutique in Beverly Hills to be called Kyle by Alene Too. [WWD]

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