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Nicolas Ghesquière dipped a toe in the celebrity pool for the first time with his spring-summer advertising for Balenciaga, tapping Jennifer Connelly.

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Then, on April 12 at 2 p.m., MTV will show "Sean John: Internship by Design," where four students will compete with professional models strutting the catwalk in their own designs. The prize? One will get to intern at Sean John. Judges will include Zac Posen, stylist-author June Ambrose, celebrity stylist Marni Senofonte and, of course, Combs.

HINDMARCH HITS SHANGHAI: Anya Hindmarch is looking East. On Monday, the London-based designer unveiled her second store in China, a 1,000-square-foot space that she has opened in partnership with the Pedder Group in the Plaza 66 complex in Shanghai. Hindmarch also has a store in Beijing. And Hindmarch isn't stopping her expansion there. The designer is building on her existing network of 47 stores across the U.K., the U.S. and Asia, and has openings in Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait and Qatar planned for 2008, in partnership with Villa Moda. The stores will carry Hindmarch's complete collection of bags, footwear, ready-to-wear, luggage and accessories. In addition, Hindmarch is set to open a store in Russia, in partnership with Moscow department store, Tsum. Its opening date is yet to be confirmed.
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