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Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz Is Writing A Book

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It’s not a secret that I have a lot of love for Alber Elbaz: there is no one in the fashion industry who seems more genuine than the Lanvin designer. He takes his job and his art very seriously, which is evident season after season in his masterful collections, and in quotes he always sounds sweet and easy-going (unlike most everyone else in fashion). Love!  So it thrills me to know that Mr. Elbaz has been penning a 700-page book filled with both text and photos. The tome will document the entire design and production process of a Lanvin collection. Considering how fond I am of Alber and his designs, I may do more than just skim through this one. In true lovably eccentric fashion, the author has declared that some of the pages will be blank, because “that is how I start every day.” Amen. [NYMag.com]

Etsy Spotlight: 13 Cute Passport Covers

There are few things more exciting than a fresh passport stamp in a new country, but all those international adventures can leave your documents looking worse for wear. Keep your precious passport protected–and add an extra shot of style to your travel accessories–with one of these handmade passport covers. We’ve rounded up a range of styles from preppy stripes to vintage maps, and all of ‘em are under 20 bucks. Bon voyage!

Reader Recipes: 6 Ways To Rock A Chicken

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Last week, in honor of our mission to “Get Bitchin’ In The Kitchen,” I asked you to send me your favorite recipes for a forthcoming slideshow. Well, I got so many recipes that one slideshow just ain’t gonna suffice. Instead, I’m posting the recipes over the course of the week — and I’m still accepting more, so send ‘em (to amelia@thefrisky.com) if you got ‘em! Today we’ve got six seriously yummy sounding (and looking!) chicken recipes from Rachel, Kristen, Emily, EscapeHatches, Mschro, and Sarah. Now which one am I going to have for dinner tonight…

Kate Winslet Launches Makeup Line With Lancôme

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Is there any reason not to love Kate Winslet? She’s gorgeous, clever, and charming, not to mention one of the most compelling actresses in movies today. Kate also saved Richard Branson’s mother from a fire, making her a veritable saint. Fans of the British actress will also know that she has been the face of Lancôme for quite some time now. Over the summer, the French beauty brand announced plans to team up with Winslet in creating a makeup line that would serve to raise money and awareness for Kate’s charity, the Golden Hat Foundation, whose mission is to help children with autism in communicating more effectively. Kate and Lancôme have created a beautiful collection that goes hand in hand with a beautiful cause. The name of the line is, appropriately, Golden Hat, and it features a blush palette, a red lipstick, and a red nail lacquer. The blush, otherwise a pale pink, features the foundation’s emblem (a golden hat!). These offerings look lovely and I really enjoy Kate’s personal touches on the packaging. At least 150,000 euros (about $207,000) of the sale profits will be donated to the charity. [FashionIndie]

“Celebrity” Cabbage Patch Kids Equal Parts Random & Terrifying

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Show me a little girl who doesn’t want a Cabbage Patch Kid doll in the likeness of Al Roker and I’ll show you a liar. All small children are just dying to snuggle up with the “Today” show weatherman!

They aren’t? No? Well, let’s hope some deep-pocketed adults do, because someone needs to find the Al doll a happy home. Al and his Celebrity Cabbage Patch Kids pals are being auctioned off for CPKauctionforcharity.com to raise money for foster care and adoption organizations.

Let’s take a closer look at the totally random assortment of celebs who now have the unique distinction of Xavier Roberts’ name scrawled across their butt. [Yahoo Shine]

Anna Wintour Says Women Are Unfairly Criticized For Loving Fashion

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“When women are in positions of power, and they’re featured in a women’s magazine like Vogue … they tend to be incredibly unfairly criticized. It’s an incredibly old-fashioned approach. Just because you’re in a position of power, and you look good and you enjoy fashion — does that mean you’re an idiot, or that it’s not seemly to be in a woman’s magazine? If a man is in GQ, they don’t get the same kind of criticism.”

– Vogue HBIC Anna Wintour on how women are unfairly judged for enjoying fashion. I wasn’t really aware that women were terribly criticized for being into fashion. Do you feel that women are judged harshly for loving clothes? Perhaps what Anna’s actually alluding to is the way that women’s fashion magazines aren’t taken seriously — because of their emphasis on materialism and consumerism? [Wall Street Journal]

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