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    A model walks the runway at the Chanel fashion show during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2010 Jan. 26 in Paris, France.

    - Chanel's couture show was a spectacular affair for plenty of reasons -- the Minnie Mouse-inspired 'dos, that incredible gold suit -- but for those interested in the nuts-and-bolts details of the looks, one of the most dazzling jackets included 13,000 satin flowers, while the climactic bridal dress took 1,300 hours of work to complete. Now that's couture. [Independent UK]

    - Metrosexuals are taking Britain! Apparently one in ten men British men admit to using their partner's makeup. Tweezers, apparently, were the most popular borrowed item. [Telegraph UK]

    - The real Jimmy Choo may not design the shoes in his eponymous label, but he defniitely wears heels when he hits the clubs at night. [Fashionista]

    - Johnny Weir is already out top fashionisto-to-watch for the Olympics (figure skating fashion gallery, anyone?), but apparently he's already getting into some controversial territory with his fox fur-embellished costume at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships last week. [The Cut]

    - Menswear brand Modern Amusement is the latest label to fold, allegedly due to mismanagement of the brand by its overseeing company, Boyes. [WWD]