9AM news: Dannii Minogue on the X Factor fashion wars, plus see Anna Wintour's couture collection...

10 August 2009

Dannii Minogue

We might be getting excited about X Factor fashion watch starting again very soon but Dannii Minogue's not fussed. ‘Sometimes I use stylists, sometimes I work with designers. If you liked what I wore, it was all me; if you didn't like it, it wasn't my idea. If this supposed fashion war between Cheryl [Cole] and me is the worst part of my life, then everything's OK.' [Guardian]

Forget 15 carat diamond earrings – this is surely the best wedding gift you'd receive from your groom...A Chinese man surprised his fiancée with a wedding dress that featured a 1.2-mile train. It was affixed with 9,999 red silk roses and took guests three hours to unfurl. [NY Magazine]

Fancy ogling Anna Wintour's couture outfits without having to brave the hallowed halls of US Vogue. Head to Savannah, Georgia to see a number of pieces the US Editor in Chief has donated to a new exhibition. They are primarily Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel pieces that include a pale pink wool tweed number and a black wool dress and jacket ensemble from the mid 2000s with scalloped panels at the yoke and hem of the jacket.  Also on view is Wintour's John Galliano for Christian Dior celadon green silk dress (Spring/Summer 2004) and a Dior suit ensemble (from Spring 2000). [FWD]

Jason Wu might have made his name dressing Michelle Obama but he's not fussed about what he wears himself: ‘My personal style is clean. I dress in uniform. I am always wearing a button-down shirt, usually in blue – I have about 30 blue shirts. If I see something I like I will buy it in every color. I like to design beautiful clothes for women and not worry as much about myself.' [Huffington Post]

Amy Adams almost chose working for GAP over a career in acting. Luckily for us, she reconsidered. [Times]


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