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Fashion Scoops: Adult Education... Dressing Hillary... Kimora Lee In L.A.

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ADULT EDUCATION: Los Angeles Fashion Week front rows have been home to everyone from ex-"Beverly Hills 90210"-ers to members of Mötley Crüe, but it still got the attention of more than a few showgoers that adult screen siren Jenna Jameson was a front-row fixture on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and nights. The petite porn star hit the Corey Lynn Calter, Jared Gold, Octavio Carlin and Eduardo Lucero shows with her boyfriend, Ultimate Fighting champ Tito Ortiz. Asked about her interest in fashion, Jameson said she is "researching" her own line of day and cocktail dresses: "Things I'd like to wear," she said. Jameson hopes to show at New York Fashion Week in September, and has submitted her application to IMG for the as-of-yet unnamed line.

DRESSING HILLARY: Political pundit Arianna Huffington speaks her mind on programs such as HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher" and her blog, "The Huffington Post." So it's no surprise that she volunteered fashion makeover advice to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton as the New York Democrat runs for president.

"Stop wearing the brooches," Huffington said Sunday night at a party feting Rozae Nichols' fall collection at the designer's luxe log cabin-like home in the Hollywood Hills. "It's so Madeleine Albright." Surrounded by Tinseltown stylists, Huffington, who owns 30 of Nichols' pieces as well as designs from Ports 1961 and Yves Saint Laurent, scanned the designer's silk tuxedo shirts, alpaca wool cardigans and other items for her imaginary client. "[Clinton] can wear this with narrow pants and a big belt," she said of a short charcoal gray knit dress with lantern sleeves. Holding up a pair of chintz wool pants in black, she suggested, "You wear it with a classic white shirt and it's gorgeous….Women would love to see a woman president. We're longing for an authentic leader, someone who speaks from the heart….That's why a lot of women want Hillary to speak from the heart and not be so calculating."

KIMORA LEE IN L.A.: Kimora Lee Simmons has been in Los Angeles for a month planning an exclusive fashion week event, which is scheduled for Friday at the club Social Hollywood. The designer is working with event planner Ed Libby to host a lavish private cocktail reception and dinner for 75 guests, including Whitney Houston, Mary J. Blige, Lindsay Lohan and Harvey Weinstein to celebrate the fall launch of her new contemporary line, KLS Collection. Post-dinner, 100 more guests will be invited into the venue for a 10 p.m. runway show.

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