Taylor Swift wears Pucci to 2013 FiFi Awards

Taylor Swift wore an Emilio Pucci white silk plisse halter-neck dress with sheer midriff and a train to the 2013 FiFi Awards in New York on Wednesday, where she won for celebrity fragrance of the year. [Perez Hilton]

John Galliano went on the "Charlie Rose" show Wednesday night and said that when he made the anti-Semitic comments that got him fired as creative director at Christian Dior he was in an alcohol blackout and that he must have been channeling dancer Rudolf Nureyev: "Around the time of that event, I was heavily researching for my John Galliano menswear collection, which was inspired by the life of Rudolph Nureyev, who was an anti-Semite. When I research, I really go into it," he told Rose. [Cut]

Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic Booth Moore watched the show, and she repots that at the time of Galliano's problems, he was designing 32 collections a year with more than 1,000 pieces in each. [Los Angeles Times]

Rita Ora is the new face of Material Girl, the juniors fashion line of Madonna and her daughter Lourdes. [Cut]

Want to look like Nicki Minaj? You can, kind of. This week the over-the-top singer debuted a fashion collection at Kmart. It's heavy on the spandex and neon. [Cut]

Max Mara and W magazine hosted a Beverly Hills party Tuesday night in honor of Hailee Steinfeld, winner of the 2013 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award. [Styleite]

Australian pop star Kylie Minogue is trying to reboot her career by remaking herself as a fashion icon, Bee Shapiro writes in the New York Times -- she's been photographed attending a screening of "The Great Gatsby" in Dolce & Gabbana, the Met Gala in Moschino and most of the Cannes Film Festival in Roberto Cavalli. Last week, Running Press published a book by her stylist, William Baker, called "Kylie: Fashion" that's filled with photographs of her dressed in high style. [New York Times]

An Escada necktie printed with elephants that Princess Diana wore in 1994 is going up for aution Tuesday via Reeman Dansie auctioneers. It's expected to bring up to 3,000 British pounds, or about $4,700. [Telegraph]


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