Fashion Cheat Sheet

01.24.14

Burberry Responds to Toxic Chemical Allegations; Carey Mulligan Jokes About Destroying Oscar Dress

And Lorde brainstorms Grammy dress ideas with fans.

Burberry Responds to Toxic Chemical Allegations: Following Greenpeace's statement that toxic chemicals were found in Burberry children’s clothing, the London-based company issued a public statement, ensuring that "all Burberry products are safe and fully adhere to international environmental and safety standards. We have an active programme dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of our supply chain, working in collaboration with our suppliers and NGOs. Greenpeace is aware of our work, which includes the commitment to eliminate from our supply chain the release of chemicals that have an environmental impact." One of the garments tested was a purple metallic top seen on Romeo Beckham in the brand's Spring/Summer 2013 campaign. [Vogue UK]

Carey Mulligan Jokes About Destroying Oscar Dress: The one and only time Carry Mulligan attended the Oscars, she was dressed in a black, hardware-inspired Prada gown. But, all it took was a couple of drinks before the Inside Llewyn Davis star began ripping her gown apart. "When I went to the Oscars—the only time I've ever been to the Oscars—a few years ago, I wore this Prada dress covered in cooking utensils... I got drunk at the end of the night and started ripping them off and giving them as presents to people, so that was fun. I'm pretty sure that was the point of it, that's how Miuccia meant for it to go I'm sure." [The Cut]

Lorde Brainstorms Grammy Dress Ideas with Fans: The 17-year-old New Zealand singer took to Instagram to share ideas for her upcoming Grammy dress, which included a zombie-eyed woman in a black mini-dress and an armored suit with spikes. Could Lorde be the one to outshine Lady Gaga this year? [US Magazine]

Oprah May No Longer Be ‘O's’ Cover Girl: ‘O’—Oprah’s namesake magazine—is the only publication that regularly features the same woman on every single cover: Oprah herself. So why might the inspirational woman be foregoing future cover shoots? Insiders told Page Six that editors are on a mission to find a way to replace the queen of talk shows, who is reportedly retiring from her once in a blue moon modeling career. [Page Six]