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Rumor Mill | Marc Jacobs for Dior?

Is speculation the new black? Asking "Who will replace John Galliano at Dior" is the fashion question of the season. For a passing moment, wondering who might design Kate Middleton's wedding dress seemed to take center stage but with Fashion Week fast approaching, we are all wondering who will be named Galliano's successor. Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH, will not be rushed into making an unwise decision and has been taking his sweet time choosing a creative director for the French house. More than twenty names have been suggested as potential replacements for the disgraced Galliano, including Riccardo Tisci, Stefano Pilati and Sarah Burton, who all work for different brands owned by LVMH and fashion stars like Alber Elbaz, Haider Ackermann and Hedi Slimane. Many, however, are misguided suggestions like Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig of Marchesa and Alexander Wang (come on, Mickey Boardman, was that for real?). Azzedine Alaia was apparently offered the position but turned it down. And who was the one who mentioned Christian Lacroix? His business has never been profitable, which is something LVMH requires of its designers.

Who do you think will take over? I suspect it will be a heavy hitter like Marc Jacobs, whose name has recently been thrown into the ring, while Brooke Bobb, our fashion assistant, suspects Alber Elbaz. What do we know? Many others have suggested that a less well known designer may be given the honorable title. Check out our list below and let us know who you are rooting for.

Top Row: Marc Jacobs (Getty Images for IMG), Alber Elbaz (Getty Images), Stefano Pilati (AFP/Getty Images), Riccardo Tisci (Getty Images). Second Row: Christian Lacroix (WireImage), Sarah Burton (Getty Images), Hedi Slimane (FilmMagic), Joseph Altuzarra (Getty Images). Third Row: Tom Ford (AFP), Haider Ackermann (Getty Images), Olivier Theyskens (Getty Images), Prabal Gurung (Getty Images). Bottom Row: Azzedine Alaia (WireImage), Alexander Wang (FilmMagic), Keren Craig and Georgina Chapman of Marchesa (FilmMagic), Nicholas Ghesquiere (FilmMagic).

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Andrej Pejic: Notable Quotables

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Andrej Pejic graces the cover of New York Magazine's Fall Fashion issue, and the accompanying profile, "The Prettiest Boy In the World," has plenty of gems.

"I don't get out of bed for less than $50 a day," Pejic quips to New York, when discussing his inability to command the higher rate of his female counterparts. "I want to make that clear to America. This is a new age of androgynous supermodels. We don't get out of bed for less than $50 a day."

Move over, Linda Evangelista.

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IBS New York 2011: Experience Beauty With Eve Pearl (Video)

Experience the latest in beauty with Eve Pearl at IBS, the International Beauty Show.

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News | Six Clicks


Another day, another Kardashian clothing line. This time, it's mom Kris Jenner who'll be shelling out her new collection on QVC. (Fashionista)

Lady Gaga was spotted over the weekend in some pretty tame ensembles including cocktail dresses and black pumps. Are the no pants and fishnet days over? (PeopleStyleWatch)

Designer Rebecca Minkoff shares her tanning addiction, pet peeves and guilty pleasures in this latest interview. (HuffPoStyle)

Warning: do not look at this new website if you're hungry - The Food Life, brought to you by M.A.C.'s Lauren Levinger and publicist Michael King, is a platform that shares stylish recipes with delectable pictures. (Refinery29)

See Shala Monroque, Andrej Pejic, China Machado and more behind the scene of New York Magazine's annual Fashion Issue. (TheCut)

America's Next Top Model All-Star's doesn't premier until September 14th but until then, here's a sneak peek at the latest season. (Racked)

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Kerry Washington: Uptown | Downtown Beauty

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Kerry Washington. Photos: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images | Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for V-DAY

Uptown: ESPY Awards 2011
Look: The 34-year-old actress, who will star as a public relations consultant to the President who leaves to start her on crisis management firm in the ABC drama "Scandal" this fall, rubbed shoulders with super athletes like Serena Williams and Brian Wilson donning an elegant updo, shimmering eye shadow and glossy nude lips.

Downtown: V-DAY's Viva Vevolution! Fundraiser
Look: Washington is a vision in voluminous curls, perfectly arched brows, subtle blush and fuchsia lipstick.