News bites: Balenciaga exhibition & brooch; Kylie, Mischa & co at Couture…

– If you happen to be in Paris in the next six months, don’t forget to visit the Balenciaga Paris exhibition at the Musee de la Mode et du Textile (Museum of Fashion and Textiles). Can’t make it to Paris, Swarovski have reintroduced an updated version of the crystal Pyramid Brooch originally created by Cristobal Balenciaga himself in 1963.

– If you haven’t heard, Nicky Olivia Hilton is launching her own chain of hotels to be called “Nicky O”. First stop, Ocean Boulevard, Miami, and then it’s on to Printer’s Row, Chicago. With 94 rooms, the Miami hotel’s $5,000-a-night penthouse is supposedly going to designed by clothing designer Roberto Cavalli.

– It’s not as big as the Ready to Wear week, but the Haute Couture shows have seen the celebrities come out of the wood work for them. Spotted at the shows are: Kylie Minogue, Mischa Barton, Liv Tyler, Liz Hurley, Margherita Missoni, Sarah Wynter, Drew Barrymore and even Cher. More than a small handful of women were seen carrying around the Dior Gaucho bag. Mischa was snapped toting around a giant sized on a few days later back in LA. Another great accessory was the Chanel dog collar / quilted chain that Kylie was using to lead her boyfriend’s dog around

– Victoria’s Secret model, Alessandra Ambrosio, who was spotted filming the new James Bond movie, Casino Royale with Daniel Craig , has confirmed that she is in the movie. Well her publicist confirmed for her. Why do it yourself when your publicist can do it for you.


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