News bites: Lagerfeld’s boy muse, Gemma turns 20, buy Courtney’s clothes, Stella’s one legged necklace

So much to report… a boyfriend turned fashion muse, model no longer a teen, a star’s clothes on ebay, and Stella swipe at Heather?

  • So the saying goes, behind every great man there is a great woman. But there were men who once inspired Coco Chanel’s designs. Their inspirations will be honored at this year’s Paris-Londres pre-collection fashion show in London tonight. One of Chanel’s lovers, Boy Capel, was one of the key inspirations, with the English polo player credited for introducing Coco to the ‘English Chic’ sensibility. [FashionWeekDaily]
  • Gemma Ward is officially no longer a teenager, and celebrated her 20th birthday in style with a Jungle themed costume party. “But I decided not to insist on the jungle theme – the invite said that all animals would be welcome!” she says. With a model filled guest list, it came as no surprise that models slipped into other outfits later into the night, with Agyness Deyn manning the DJ booth. [StyleFile]
  • She’s new found fashion IT girl and you can get a piece of her wardrobe. Lucky is reporting that Courtney Love’s pieces, perhaps from her, The People vs Larry Flynt period, are available on ebay now. Jimmy Choos anyone? [LuckyMag]
  • In the bitter divorce battle that is Paul McCartney and Heather Mills divorce, has taken another twist. Rumours are that Stella McCartney has designed a one legged pendant necklace as a “obvious dig at Heather” and her one leg. [LondonNet]