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DVF Didn’t Know About the Smithsonian; Magnolia Bakery Makes Swarovski Cupcakes

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• Before the Smithsonian asked to exhibit one of her famous wrap dresses, Diane Von Furstenberg didn’t even know what the museum was. [Interview]

• When the stress of New York Fashion Week inevitably send you on a carb-bender, make sure it includes some of Magnolia Bakery’s new Fashion Week–themed Swarovski cupcakes. [HuffPo]

• David Beckham covers the September issue of British Esquire. [Design Scene]

• Stylist Jen Rade offers this advice to her red carpet clients: “Take a Xanax and good luck to you.” [Style.com]

• Designers partaking in the spring-summer 2013 Swarovski Designer Collective initiative include Joseph Altuzarra, Mary Katrantzou, and Rodarte. [Vogue UK]

• Would you like to know Naomi Campbell’s favorite spots in Moscow? She listed them for V magazine’s new travel issue. [V Mag]

Paul Smith collaborated with British heritage brand Barbour. [Telegraph UK]

• Leandra Medine, Benjamin Millipied, and Joe Montana all star in Uniqlo’s fall campaign. [WWD]

• More “crazy’”pictures of Lady Gaga courtesy of Terry Richardson. Dogs! Turbans! Gaga’s butt! [Buzzfeed]

DVF Didn’t Know About the Smithsonian