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Diane von Furstenberg was honored by The Mission Society yesterday.

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SHAPE UP: It remains to be seen whether designers will honor British Vogue editor in chief Alexandra Shulman’s call for roomier clothing samples, but model-turned-snapper Helena Christensen applauds the move. “It’s about time somebody takes action. Obviously I am of the same belief…aren’t we in a business that is supposed to explore all kinds of shapes and silhouettes?” Christensen said Tuesday at the Tommy Hilfiger Paris flagship, where she hosted a charity auction in aid of Breast Health International. “The original supermodels all had shape…and photography in the past was all about the organic, sensual shapes of bodies,” continued Christensen, who revealed she’s collaborated on a bed linen line with Swedish brand Odd Molly, with proceeds to the charity Chernobyl Children’s Project International. Christensen is in Old Molly’s current campaign. “For one bed cover, I wanted to use a huge image that looked like a [photo] that had been torn from an old book and left to fade on a windowsill,” she said.

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