The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Serena Williams Covers Essence’s July 2013 Body Issue, Karl Lagerfeld Thinks Calling Adele ‘A Little Round’ Motivated Her to Lose Weight, and Kim Kardashian is Having a Girl

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Serena Williams looks absolutely gorgeous in a blue ombré Carmen Marc Valvo swimsuit for Essence’s July 2013 “Body Issue” cover. Are you feeling the shot? (Fashion Bomb Inbox)

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Grazia Daily has a few flicks of a 10-year-old Cara Delevingne in her first photo shoot for famed milliner Philip Treacy . Lensed by Bruce Weber (not bad!) the tow-haired tot models a face adorned pink trilby and a large yellow topper. Cute! (Grazia)

•Reporter Alina Cho interviewed notoriously cantakerous Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld on a slew of topics, including his popular cat Choupette, his statements about Pippa Middleton, Adele, and more. When asked if he had any regrets about calling the Grammy award winning songstress, “a little round,” he said, “a little roundish is not fat…But for such a beautiful girl, after that [statement] she lost eight kilo… so I think the message was not that bad.” Hmm…ok. (Fashionista)

• Wondering what to wear to a party? Or an upcoming cocktail mixer? New website Dress Your Guests gives registered users the opportunity to take a bit of guesswork out of their wardrobe. Lauded as a ‘personalized style guide,’ the website aims to offer advice for everything from proms to weddings to private parties. Sounds like a glorified What to Wear section, with added input from the event hosts. Will you be trying it out? (WWD)
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Nicole Richie talks design with Lucy Broadbent of London’s Telegraph in an article titled, “From Ballerina Girl to Fashion Star.” About her work with House of Harlow, she says, “I had no formal training, but designing was something I always gravitated to. When I was little, I used to be a competitive figure skater, and I used to design my own costumes with my father’s costume designer.” She added, “I have a very good team that I work with now, but I design everything myself. This is not something that I just put my name to.” (Telegraph)
Nicki Minaj is working hard on her KMart line, but needs your help for the final stretch! Yesterday, she announced via her blog that she wants fans to submit slogans to be featured on a few forthcoming tees. Go to her Shop Your Way page here and click on Submit T-Shirt Slogan for your chance at stardom. Note: your idea becomes the intellectual property of Sears Brand LLC should you win. (My Pink Friday)

•On last night’s episode of Keeping up with the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian revealed that she’s having a bouncing baby girl with beau Kanye West. She also revealed that she plans on eating the placenta because she heard, “it makes you younger.” Is it weird that I’m not totally grossed out? (NYDailyNews)


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