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Katy Perry's Inauguration photo diary, 'Project Runway' alum teaches fashion in prison and more

From her patriotic performance costume to her mini-Aretha Franklin hat, see Katy Perry’s fashion photo diary from Inauguration weekend. [Vogue]

Project Runway alum Anna Lynett Moss is teaching a wildly popular fashion theory class to inmates at the women’s jail on Rikers Island. [Daily Beast]

eBay has banned the sale of Django Unchained action figures, which were selling for upwards of $2,000. [Deadline]

A 17th century painting by French master Charles Le Brun was discovered in what was once legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel’s suite at the Ritz Hotel in Paris. [Telegraph]

Alicia Keys is using her new Pinterest account to create song boards inspired by tracks on her fifth studio album, Girl on Fire. [Mashable]

Read more:
Inauguration 2013: What everyone wore
Fashion Face-Off: Katy Perry vs. Jenna Elfman — POLL
‘Project Runway’ season 11 sneak peek and cast reveal — EXCLUSIVE
‘Project Runway': Michael Kors is out, Zac Posen is in
Alicia Keys on her ‘Girl on Fire’ music video style

'Django Unchained': How costume designer Sharen Davis helped Kerry Washington dress the part

Sharen Davis already has two Academy Award nominations under her belt, but she may soon have the distinction of being the first costume designer to score an Oscar nod for creating the wardrobe in a Quentin Tarantino movie.

Among the characters Davis dressed in Django Unchained — a period western set in the deep south in 1858 — is Kerry Washington’s Broomhilda, the wife of title character Django (Jaime Foxx) who is sold to plantation owner Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio). Washington herself says that the costumes played a major role in helping her make the woman.

“Broomhilda’s clothes aren’t her own,” the actress told EW. “Even in talking it through with [Sharen], when we were talking about the Broomhilda stuff, it was always ‘What would he put her in?’ ‘What would the woman of the house dress her in? Oh, she’d dress her like a doll.'”  READ FULL STORY

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