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Raf Simons Scouts for Couture-Show Location; Jennifer Aniston for Aveeno?

Hanaa Ben Abdesslem for <em>Harper's Bazaar</em> Spain.
Hanaa Ben Abdesslem for Harper’s Bazaar Spain. Photo: Harper’s Bazaar Spain

• Raf Simons might hold Dior’s upcoming couture show in an empty “hôtel particulier” on Avenue d’Iéna in Paris. [WWD]

• “Page Six” reports that Aveeno wants Jennifer Aniston to be its new face, offering her an eight-figure deal. Neither side would comment. [Page Six/NYP]

• A very blond Hanaa Ben Abdesslem covers Harper’s Bazaar Spain’s July/August 2012 issue. [Fashion Copious]

• Rumor has it that Marion Cotillard will front the August issue of Vogue. [Fashionista]

• An undercover test performed by Good Morning America found that one out of every five makeup-counter samples showed significant growth of mold, yeast, or fecal matter. De-lish! [GMA]

• McDonald’s new uniforms in the U.K. were apparently inspired by Mad Men. Also, de-lish! [Guardian UK]

• Carven’s Guillaume Henry plans to open a store in New York sometime soon. [Fashionista]

• Fifth & Pacific Cos., Inc., the brand formerly known as Liz Claiborne Inc., cut more than 100 jobs in its corporate offices to save about $15 million a year. [WWD]

• Peruse some of the images from Domenico Dolce’s new photography book, Campioni — Fotografie by Domenico Dolce. [WWD]

• Peter Cook remarried and didn’t tell his ex-wife Christie Brinkley. [Page Six/NYP]

• Designers like Project Runway alumni Olivier Green and Anthony Ryan Auld have been using online fund-raising site Kickstarter to bring in money to complete their projects. Green and Auld subsidized their fall 2012 collection through the platform. [NYT]

Simons’s Couture Location; Aniston for Aveeno?