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FRANKIE’S GIRL: Taryn Manning is melding her passions for fashion, music and film as the centerpiece of Frankie B.’s first short movie, “Let’s Get Lost.” Donning an array of tie-dye jeans, flared bell-bottoms and tanks from Frankie B.’s forthcoming spring collection, Manning portrays a Seventies-loving sprite playing a guitar, lounging on a hammock and hopping on a motorcycle. Manning herself lives a multifaceted life, designing jersey dresses and sweatshirts under the brand Born Uniqorn when not acting in movies such as “Hustle & Flow” and rocking in bands. So it wasn’t much of a stretch for her to feature in the 2-minute piece directed by Travis Schneider, which premieres on the brand’s Web site early next month. “We couldn’t have achieved this through photographs in a traditional look book,” said Frankie B. founder Daniella Clarke. “The film tells so much more.”
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