Fashion Friday: Pippa’s Dress, MJ’s Hair and Other Style Scoop

Feifei Sun rounds up the brilliant and bizarre from this week in fashion.

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Maid of honor Pippa Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey for the wedding ceremony of Prince William and her sister Kate Middleton in London

Pippa’s Prowess Continues. In a fitting tribute to Pippa’s whirlwind year, Barbara Walters will include the younger Middleton sister as part of her annual “Most Fascinating People” of the year special, set to air Dec. 14 on ABC. Since her appearance at April 29’s royal wedding, Pippa has been the subject of a TLC special, been courted by Usher to model for his lingerie line and inspired a number of knockoff versions of her Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen bridesmaid dress. And earlier this week, Alexander McQueen released a nearly $2,000 version of the famous gown, which—surprise!—sold out within hours. [New York Post]

Michael Jackson’s Hair for Sale. A lock of the King of Pop’s hair—reportedly removed from a shower drain at New York’s Carlyle Hotel—is being auctioned by Gotta Have Rock and Roll, with bids starting at $1,000. The strands are expected to fetch $5,000, however. Elsewhere in auctions of items that belonged to deceased musicians, the dress Amy Winehouse wore on the cover of her Back to Black album sold for nearly $67,000, with proceeds going to her foundation. [The Mirror and US Weekly]

(PHOTOS: Artifacts from Michael Jackson’s Estate)

Basel Beauty. More than 260 galleries from five continents are gathering in Miami Beach to hawk the works of some 2,000 artists as part of the annual Art Basel Miami Beach fair. In honor of the art fest, Dior has collaborated with German painter Anselm Reyle to create an eye shadow palette and five nail polish shades. [BellaSugar]

Gaga’s Skin Routine. If you’ve ever wanted to get the pop star’s complexion, here are her two secrets: orgasms and spinach. [Daily Mail]

Toddler Salons. ABC is out with a report on a number of disturbing beauty treatments targeted at young girls. Among the most alarming offerings are manicures for one-year-olds and bikini waxes for prepubescent teens. The stories of the crazy—often chemical—treatments make Toddlers and Tiaras episodes seem normal. [ABC]

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