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DKNY Internship More Popular Than Heidi Klum & Anna Wintour

Sold!

$1.7 million later, the Fashion for Sandy Relief Initiative auction presented by CFDA and Vogue has come to a close, and we are totally shocked by some of the results!

Who would have thought that a one-week internship with DKNY PR Girl Aliza Litch would garner more bids (34 in fact!) than meeting Anna Wintour at the 2013 Met Gala (a paltry 4 bids)?!

Of course the starting bid may have affected the number of people who

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Daphne Guinness Is A Haute Goddess For Harper's Bazaar China

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Holy couture!

Daphne Guinness is widely considered a major style icon, but she looks more like a futuristic style goddess on the December cover of Harper’s Bazaar China shot by David LaChapelle.

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Daphne Guinness Braces Herself For The Ballet

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First Lady of Fierceness coming through!

Daphne Guinness turned everyone's head but her own last night at the New York City Ballet fall gala.

The Queen of Couture wore a rather mundane black dress that she spiced up with her self-designed Shaun Leane diamond glove, silver neck coil and signature heel-less shoes.

What's not to love about this?

[Image via Rob Rich/WENN.]

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Daphne Guinness's Wardrobe Breaks Auction Records!

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Several fashion records were broken Wednesday night at the Daphne Guinness Collection auction in London.

A bidder from the US shelled out $133,075 for an Alexander McQueen ivory silk tulle empire line gown from the late designer's The Girl Who Lived In The Tree collection, making it the highest price paid for a McQueen creation at auction.

Oddly enough, the item that fetched the most money was not clothing, but a picture of Daphne, shot by Mario Testino and featured in the March 2008 issue of British Vogue.

It alone raised $208,003, a record sale for any Testino picture.

The third record breaker of the night was a Christian Lacroix Spanish style white lace dress with a black matador jacket, which sold for $25,366.

By the end of the auction, 90% of the 102 lots available sold and total of $744,285 was raised for the Isabella Blow Foundation.

Wow! AH-MAY-ZING! We're sure Issy and Lee are smiling down on Daphne!

Congrats on such a successful event!!!

[Image via Daniel Deme/WENN.]

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Your First Look: The Daphne Guinness Collection Auction!

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After three long months of patiently waiting,Christie's is finally giving us a look at the 100 items Daphne Guinness chose to auction off!

The fiercest fashionista of them all was on hand for the South Kensington press preview on Thursday, looking like the fabulous Queen of Couture that we know and love.

As we mentioned before, the auction takes place on June 27th and there's lots of fabulous fashion from McQueen, Chanel, Balenciaga and many more up for grabs.

The proceeds from the event will benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation, which supports aspiring art and fashion students.

In case you can’t make it across the pond, check out some of the items being auctioned off (below).

[Image via Daniel Deme/WENN.]

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Daphne Guinness Looks Peacefully Fierce While Napping

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Daphne Guinness was plum tuckered out after judging the Graduate Fashion Week Gala finale in London on Wednesday

The beer heiress and all around fabulous human being was caught taking a cat nap backstage wearing her usual Alexander McQueen heel-less shoes and a beautiful black coat while counting sheep to the sound of music.

Even when she sleeps Daphne looks fierce!

[Image via Richard Young/Rex Features/AP Images.]

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Katy Perry's Teen Vogue Cover Is On Point!

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Teen Vogue is continuing the blue cover theme by featuring a blue-haired Katy Perry on the cover of their May issue.

If the pointy shoulder dress looks familiar that's probably because Katy's good friend Kelly Osbourne wore the same Zac Posen frock to the Golden Globes this year.

During her interview with the mag, the Part of Me singer talked all things fashion and fame.

Here are some HIGHlights:

On fashion:

"I don't like to take fashion too seriously. I love it, and I am so grateful when big brands want to associate with me, but mostly I just want to take chances and have fun and truly live. And sometimes that means wearing some ridiculous, cat-inspired outfit rather than whatever happens to be in this season."

On her style influences:

"I love Agyness Deyn, Chloë Sevigny, Daphne Guinness, Natalie Wood, Judy Jetson, and Wonder Woman."

On always having a quirky sense of style:

"It probably started when I was nine years old, and my father used to wake me up at seven every Saturday morning to take me to garage sales. I couldn't afford the clothes that the other girls at school were wearing, so instead I looked for things that were unique to me."

On fame:

"I'm tired of being famous already! But I'm not tired of creating. Fame is, I think, just a disgusting by-product of what I do. It's quite a delicate creature— it's a wild animal of sorts. It can love you, and then it can attack you."

Amen sista!

Be sure to check out the rest of Katy's spread in the gallery (below)!

[Images courtesy of Teen Vogue.]

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