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Chinese First Lady Nabs A Spot on Vanity Fair's International Best Dressed List; Rita Ora Replaces BFF Cara Delevingne as Face of DKNY


Chinese First Lady Nabs A Spot on Vanity Fair’s 2013 International Best Dressed List: Each year, Vanity Fair’s coveted International Best Dressed List highlights the most fashionable people across the globe. Most notably earning a spot on this year’s list was Chinese First Lady and newfound style icon, Peng Liyuan, whose impeccable fashion sense has rightfully earned her recognition. Highlights of the list includes Kerry Washington -- who earned the number one spot -- baller Lebron James, and of course, fan favorite Kate Middleton. [Vanity Fair]

Rita Ora Replaces BFF Cara Delevingne as Face of DKNY: From Madonna’s Material Girl clothing line to classic womenswear brand DKNY, musician Rita Ora is making making her mark on the fashion modeling industry. In her latest stint Ora replaced her BFF and self-proclaimed wifey, Cara Delevingne, as the face of as the face of DKNY. Ora shot the campaign in New York City’s Time Square on Tuesday. [Telegraph]

The Sound of Music Costumes Sell for Over $1.3 Million: The costumes from the iconic film The Sound of Music were auctioned off by Profiles in History in Hollywood, earning $1.3 million. Items included the children’s floral costumes and school uniforms and Maria’s ‘Do Re Mi’ dress, worn by Julie Andrews. [Daily Mail]

Modeling Agency Scouts Through #Selfies: Tech-savvy wannabe models can now use their selfie-taking skills to nab a contract with Next Model Management UK, thanks to a recently launched Instagram competition. Open to UK men and women ages 18-23, the competition requires hopefuls to Instagram a ‘selfie,’ tagging @nextmodelmgmt and using the hashtag #NEXTFACEOFSUNDOWNUK. The deadline for submissions is August 22nd, and the agency will choose one female and male to receive a possible contract. [Fashionista]