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MAC Cosmetics has tapped Stacy "Fergie" Ferguson, the Grammy Award-winning singer, as the next Viva Glam spokeswoman.

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One of the Marc Jacobs T-shirts featuring Owen Marvel

One of the Marc Jacobs T-shirts featuring Owen Marvel.

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FERGIE GETS GLAM: MAC Cosmetics has tapped Stacy "Fergie" Ferguson, the Grammy Award-winning singer, as the next Viva Glam spokeswoman. The deal includes a Viva Glam ad campaign featuring Ferguson, which breaks in February, as well as a new limited edition MAC Viva Glam Lipglass. Since 1994, the MAC Viva Glam campaigns have raised more than $95 million dollars to benefit the MAC AIDS Fund, which supports people living with HIV/AIDS globally.

HUNK ALARM: Flesh will be the theme at Marc by Marc Jacobs this weekend. The men's store at 382 Bleecker Street in Manhattan will feature unclothed staffers Andrew Weyer, Kyle Avila, Chico Clark and Owen Marvel signing and selling T-shirts of themselves to benefit the New York University School of Medicine, Interdisciplinary Melanoma Cooperative Group. The four men won't be totally nude, but are expected to cover their private parts in some way, perhaps with the T-shirts. "They compete with each other about who can sell the most T-shirts," Marc Jacobs' business partner, Robert Duffy, said. "So I said, 'why not autograph them and appear naked on Saturday,' and they just said, 'OK.'"

Duffy and Jacobs were inspired to reprint most of the T-shirts from their 2006 initiative after being honored at the NYU Cancer Institute Gala earlier this month. The duo is also adding new ones featuring Heidi Klum, Helena Christensen, Alison Lohman and Joss Stone. Duffy hopes to raise about $500,000 with this new batch of $35 T-shirts, which will also go out to other Marc by Marc Jacobs stores worldwide.

Nudity, of course, is becoming quite a theme with Jacobs, who recently showed much skin in magazines like W, Out and Visionaire.

"This [initiative] started a long time ago, but Marc's personal nudity is just a recent phenomenon," Duffy said. "It's interesting that he didn't pose [for the T-shirt] this year. I think he's overexposed."

PARTY HEARTY: "Everybody's here," exclaimed Narciso Rodriguez, scanning the crowd at the Bowery Hotel Wednesday night, where Iman hosted a party to celebrate Alber Elbaz and Barneys New York chief Howard Socol. While the vast venue spread the crowd a little thin, there was a familiar face in every nook and corner, including Behnaz Sarafpour, Helen Schifter, Lisa Airan, Maria Cornejo, Richard Chai and Phillip Lim. "I feel so comfortable every time I come to New York," gushed Elbaz, who was hugged from all angles.
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