Clippings: Model Lara Stone Weds in Custom Givenchy Edition

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- Model of the moment Lara Stone (she of the curvy figure and charming gap-toothed grin) got hitched over the weekend wearing not one, but two custom Givenchy dresses. Her wedding dress was a rather conservative, slim gown that still managed to emphasize her bust, while the metallic minidress she wore to the after-party was the definition of eye-catching. [Style File, Fashin]

- The late Isabella Blow was one of Alexander McQueen's staunchest advocates, and now the fashion icon's massive collection of the late designer's wares will go up for auction at Christie's London in September. In addition to McQueen, the auction will include 50 hats from Philip Treacy and more than a few Manolo Blahnik shoes. [NY Times]

- While it's already illegal to undergo fake tanning if you're under 14 in New York (true story), advocates are pushing for that to extend to 18, putting an end to the UV-bed-happy enthusiasm of more than a few high schoolers, we'd imagine. [Times Union via Style File]

- Estee Lauder acquired Smashbox today for somewhere between $200 and $300 million. The deal is expected to officially close in July. [WWD]

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