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BEST IN SHOW: With awards season in full swing, Livia Firth is busier than ever getting celebrities to take part in her Green Carpet Challenge. She admitted it would be hard to top last year’s Oscar ceremony, where Meryl Streep accepted her statue for best actress in a Lanvin gown made from sustainably produced fabric.
But the Italian wife of Colin Firth has set her sights high. “I always say that I dream one day of having the whole Oscar red carpet [wearing] only Green Carpet Challenge [outfits] and to point the finger at the people who are not wearing it,” she said at the Valentino couture show in Paris on Wednesday.
Valentino Garavani, the founder of the label, said he would not host a party this season at his castle in Wideville, near Paris. “In wintertime, I never give parties. I love to show it when it’s full of beautiful flowers and green in summertime,” he said.
Cameron Silver revealed he finally has a start date for his Bravo reality show, set around his vintage store, Decades, in Los Angeles: March 6. Silver, whose hair was dyed to match his surname, said he managed to cram 100 outfit changes into the dozen episodes.
“But I think the real story should be me getting fatter from the first episode to the last episode, because we were so overworked and I had no time to work out,” he laughed. “If we do another season: No early call time, no carbs and trainer must be included.”
Vittoria Puccini has been going through some costume drama of her own. The Italian actress stars in a two-part adaptation of “Anna Karenina,” due to screen on Italian television channel Rai1 next fall.