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Lily Allen, No Prima Donna... Hermès Keeps It in the Family...

Lily Allen arrived at Chanel’s studios alone amidst a logjam of editors, couriers and Chanel staffers, and patiently waited to speak to Karl Lagerfeld.

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SOMETHING NEW: Who said pop stars are high maintenance? Lily Allen arrived at Chanel’s studios Monday afternoon alone amidst a logjam of editors, couriers and Chanel staffers, patiently waiting in the reception vestibule and even holding the door for people. “I’m here to see Karl for my wedding dress,” she disclosed. Allen sang live at a Chanel fashion show in 2009, and also fronted a handbag campaign the same year.

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FAMILY AFFAIR: The Hermès family, out to prove its unity in the face of advances by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has added another two members to its executive ranks. Eric de Seynes, 51, has been named head of the supervisory board, succeeding Jérôme Guerrand, who has resigned after 20 years in the post. De Seynes is chief executive officer of Yamaha Motor France. Meanwhile, Julie Guerrand will take over as director of corporate development in charge of investments and coordination missions. She will report to Mireille Maury, managing director of finance and administration at Hermès. Julie Guerrand, 36, has been working for the Rothschild Group since 1998. Both belong to the sixth generation of heirs to Thierry Hermès, who founded the company in 1837.

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TALENT SHOW: This Wednesday and Thursday, the Council of Fashion Designers is highlighting the work of two panelists at the Newsweek & Daily Beast Women in the World Summit. Rebecca Lolosoli from Kenya and Phelicia Dell from Haiti — both from the Vital Voices network—will be showcasing their designs in the CFDA offices. Lolosoli, the matriarch of Umoja Uaso Women’s Village that protects women and girls fleeing from abuse, is bringing beaded jewelry and crafts that help sustain the village, while Dell features her VéVé handbags inspired by her native country.“It will help these two women who have emerging businesses,” CFDA executive director Steven Kolb said. “We are giving our members an opportunity to meet some interesting artisans that could bring collaborations and ideas to them. It’s a resource and introduction to artisans from Kenya and Haiti.”

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