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Julianne Moore Is New Face of L’Oréal Paris; Mall of America Turns Twenty

Photo: Mario Testino/Dior

• Beauty editor Felicia Milewicz is leaving Condé Nast after 41 years. Though currently the beauty director at Glamour, she got her start as an assistant at Mademoiselle. “At that time, an assistant was not just an assistant,” she says. “We did everything to make our bosses look good, even if that meant taking their dog to the veterinarian, or burning a wool sweater and smelling it to make sure it was actually wool.” [Fashion Week Daily]

• Here’s a picture of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Terry Richardson. It’s not as random as it seems — Stringer’s press secretary is Richardson’s girlfriend. [NYO]

• Jason Wu “received the kind of reception normally given to a pop star” at a Vogue China event in Taipei. [WWD]

• Julianne Moore is now a face of L’Oréal Paris. [WWD]

• French department store Printemps tapped Carolyn Murphy and Sui He for its holiday ad campaign, shot in partnership with Dior. [WWD]

• Mall of America is twenty years old. Happy birthday! [WWD]

• Designer Peter Jensen says “Fashion isn’t art — if it was we wouldn’t have to change it every three months.” [Guardian TV]

• Tiffany & Co. is opening a European flagship in 2014, on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [WWD]

• An artist designed a pair of T-shirts to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief after “seeing the water line marked on the walls of the flooded galleries in New York’s Chelsea art district.” [BuzzFeed]

Julianne Moore Is New Face of L’Oréal Paris