News bites: Agyness for Topshop, Vanessa for Proactiv, Cavalli for the Spice Girls, Kylie for Tous

Celebrity and fashion / beauty brand pairings are to be expected in today’s world. And there’s more to look forward to…

  • Model come designers, for Topshop it seems to be quite the trend for the British high street brand. The latest rumour is that Agyness Deyn will follow in the footsteps of Kate Moss for Topshop. [WWD]
  • Jessica Simpson signed a deal with proactive which will net her $3 million a year for five years. Vanessa Williams on the other hand has a deal with the beauty brand worth almost $20 million dollars. The difference? The Ugly Betty star is going to be developing a cosmetics line for the company. [NY Post]
  • If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends… well all you gotta do to get close to the Spice Girls is work with Roberto Cavalli. The Italian designer known for his animal print designers will be designing all the costumes for the Spice Girls concert. [WWD]
  • Kylie Minogue for Tous. She channels Marilyn Monroe in her latest film clip, 2 Hearts, with the blonde curls and ruby red lips, and it seems diamonds are Kylie’s best friend too. She’s signed on to be the face of Tous, a Spanish jewellery brand. The print campaign will be unveiled in June 2008. [WWD]