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David Bowie's style, Bradley Cooper's man perm and more

British department store Selfridges’ will open a David Bowie-inspired pop-up shop that includes vintage clothing and pieces from contemporary labels like Alexander McQueen. [Art Info]

The rollers are out and Bradley Cooper’s man perm is on display! [People StyleWatch]

H&M, Lacoste, Forever 21, and Armani Exchange are among the fashion brands hosting events at Coachella. [WWD]

Which pop singer got Ryan Gosling’s face tattooed on his leg? [StyleBistro]

Beyoncé talks “marriage, motherhood and her musical journey” in — and graces the cover of — the May issue of British Vogue. [Vogue UK]

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First Look: Costumes from the V&A Museum’s David Bowie retrospective
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First Look: Costumes from the V&A Museum's David Bowie retrospective

The “David Bowie is” retrospective opens at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum this Saturday, and among the most visually impressive artifacts are more than 60 of the music icon’s stage-worn costumes. The ensembles – which have been preserved in climate-controlled conditions under the care of archivist Sandy Hirshkowitz – represent Bowie’s collaborations with fashion designers like Kansai Yamamoto, Alexander McQueen, and Ola Hudson (mother of Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash) to create wardrobes for his fictionalised stage personas .

The exhibit, which also includes Bowie’s own costume sketches, set designs, and album artwork, is sponsored by Gucci. “David Bowie is… one of my greatest inspirations. His individuality, originality and authenticity have been defining. Through his creative genius his influence on music, fashion, art and popular culture over decades has been immeasurable and will continue to be for decades to come,” Gucci creative director Frida Giannini said in a statement.

Click on to see some of the costume highlights from the V&A Museum’s “David Bowie is” retrospective.  READ FULL STORY

Tilda Swinton to impersonate David Bowie?

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London’s Victoria & Albert Museum will celebrate the opening of the “David Bowie Is” retrospective tomorrow night, but rather than making an appearance, it’s rumored that the guest of honor will send his Oscar-winning doppelgänger.

Though reps for the museum won’t comment, Women’s Wear Daily reports that “industry sources” say Tilda Swinton “will be impersonating Bowie in his absence.” Swinton, who plays Bowie’s wife in the video for “The Stars (Are Out Tonight),” bears a striking resemblance to the androgynous musician.

The V&A exhibit — which includes personal artifacts like instruments, diaries, album art, and costumes — looks back at Bowie’s life and career. Among those expected to attend the opening night party are Kate Moss, Bill Nighy, and fashion designers Erdem Moralioglu and Christopher Kane.

Watch Swinton in the video for Bowie’s “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” after the jump.  READ FULL STORY

Design Headlines: Gucci salutes David Bowie, 'Boardwalk Empire' season 2 secrets and more

Gucci and the London V&A museum will host the first-ever David Bowie retrospective in 2013. (It’s about time.) The exhibit will showcase the Ziggy Stardust singer’s eclectic costumes, fashion photography and set design schematics. [Telegraph]

Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter explains the importance of finding the perfect background music, why it took both prosthetics and visual effects to create Lucy’s pregnant belly, and more on the series season 2 DVD.  [A.V. Club]

The man who made Justin Bieber has signed his next YouTube protege — the “Gangham Style” guy. [Vulture]

Princess Leia’s bikini body, Edward’s Twilight twin, Emma Watson’s Hermione doppelgangers and more photos of actors with their stand-ins and stunt doubles. [Flavorwire]

Nobody has to know you’re packing 13 liters of wine when you tote it in this easy pour “designer” purse. Oh, the places you’ll go!  [NPR]

Angry Birds goes to the mall? Online retailer Shopbop.com is launching a new game to celebrate its new website. [Elle]

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