Fashion news: Terry Richardson speaks out, Isabel Toledo for Payless and Angelina Jolie’s first modelling shots up for auction

Image via Vogue UK
Image via Vogue UK

Angelina Jolie’s first modelling photos are up for auction this Friday. The photos, taken by Harry Langdon when Jolie was 15 years old, are being sold by California auction house Profiles in History as part of a glamour photography sale. [Vogue UK]

Heather Locklear‘s daughter, 12-year-old Ava Sambora, sashayed down the runway this past weekend at L.A. Fashion Week, making her catwalk debut for the White Trash Beautiful show, a line created by her rocker dad, Richie Sambora, and designer Nikki Lund. [Stylelist]

Over the weekend Terry Richardson spoke out on his blog about the recent heat he’s gotten from female models he has worked with, saying, “I just want to take a moment to say I’m really hurt by the recent and false allegations of insensitivity and misconduct. I feel fortunate to work with so many extraordinary people each and every day. I’ve always been considerate and respectful of the people I photograph and I view what I do as a real collaboration between myself and the people in front of the camera. To everyone who has embraced and supported me and my work, I am so grateful. Thank you, it means a lot.” [Fashionologie]

Isabel Toledo–the designer who dressed Michelle Obama for her husband’s inauguration ceremony–is launching an accessories and footwear collection for Payless. The line will hit stores in September and everything will retail for less than US$40. We like. [WWD]

1992: Photographer Peter Lindbergh moved from Vogue to shooting for Harper’s Bazaar. 2010: Lindbergh moves from Harper’s Bazaar to shooting for Vogue. [The Cut]

Famous French politician and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil was inducted into the L’Académie Française last week (only the sixth woman to join the academy since it was founded in 1635). Karl Lagerfeld created a custom-made haute version of the academy’s uniform for Veil. The Chanel-ified outfit featured a black tailcoat with green and gold embroidered leaves and a long skirt in black crepe finished with a ceremonial sword engraved with her Auschwitz number. [Styleite]

The custom blue-silver metallic nail polish Lancôme created exclusively for the L’Wren Scott Fall 2010 runway show is coming to stores later this year.  [Fashion Indie]

US feds have broken up a counterfeit ring, charging nine people with smuggling more than 630,000 counterfeit Gucci, Coach, Cartier and Nike items into the States–a value of approximately US $33 million. The ring had ties with Baltimore, New York, London, Malaysia and China. [WWD]

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