The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Dolce & Gabbana Do Couture, Chaka Khan to Release New Fragrance, and Daphne Guinness’s Auction Breaks Records

Dolce and Gabbana will present its first-ever couture collection in Taormina, Sicily, on July 9th, and they are not inviting the press. Present will be a few of the brand’s loyal clients. Why no press? Is the collection too awesome for the poors to behold? What do you think? (WWD)

• Awww, how sweet are these photos of Alessandra Ambrosio and her new son Noah? Ugh, my ovaries can’t take the cuteness! (Daily Mail)

Daphne Guinness auctioned off a portion of her wardrobe last night, and made a lot more money than expected. The beer heiress amassed over $741,137 thanks in part to the generous patronage of Lady Gaga. A frothy, empire waist gown from Alexander McQueen went for over $132,000, way more than the $24-$29,000 estimate. A photograph of Guinness taken by Mario Testino went for a cool $207,123, a new record for the photographer. All $741,137 will benefit Guinness’s Isabella Bow Foundation. (Vogue UK)

• Back in March, Sarah Jessica Parker let it slip that she would be making her return to the fashion world, but kept tight-lipped on exactly what she would be doing. Entertainment Wise reports the actress is in talks with Victoria Beckham on developing a clothing line for women of all ages. We’ll see if this winds up being true! (Entertainment Wise)

Chaka Khan is celebrating her 40th year in showbiz by releasing a new album and launching– you guessed it– yet another celebrity fragrance. The legendary singer stopped by the Wendy Williams Show to break the big news, and chat about her recent weight loss and vegan diet. Watch the clip above. (Coco+Creme)

~ Jihan

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