Style Notes: Lady Gaga's Shoes Up For Auction, Pizza Hut Launches Fragrance, Designers Team Up For Sandy Relief

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A pair of Lady Gaga’s Emporio Armani platform stiletto will be up for auction February 2013 by French Firm Cornette de Saint Cyr. Other rock memorabilia such as Michael Jackson’s fedora and Marilyn Monroe’s writing set from her desk will be up for bidding as well. {Refinery29}

Pizza Hut launched their first fragrance after fans requested it on Facebook. The limited edition bottles will be sent to the first 100 Facebook fans that had commented. The pizza chain’s perfume smells of freshly baked dough with hints of seasoning {Fashionista}

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Clothing retail chain H&M will launch a recycling initiative to take place globally February 2013. The program named, iCollect, will allow shoppers to exchange old clothes for store discounts. Garments that aren’t in top condition and non H&M items will also be accepted. {Racked}

US Vogue and CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) have teamed up to raise money for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Prominent fashion figures have pledged to help those affected by the disaster with an auction that offers nearly 150 once in a lifetime opportunities such as dining with the famous red-soled shoe designer Christian Louboutin, attending a fashion show with Anna Wintour and her team of Vogue editors, lunch with Diane Von Furstenburg, or a week’s stay at Tommy Hilfiger’s private island estate. The bidding is open internationally to those over 18 years of age. The auction isn’t limited to only fashion experiences as actress Gwyneth Paltrow and chef Mario Batali offer dining in New York with the famous pair, or a chance to attend the The Great Gatsby premiere to meet director Baz Luhrman. {Telegraph}

Karl Lagerfeld has given his seal of approval on the hiring of Balenciaga’s new designer, Alexander Wang. He tells website ModMods in an email, “As the impression we have had so far is that Mr. Pinault [CEO of PPR, which owns Balenciaga] very much wants to ‘expand’ this area of business, I believe that Alexander Wang is the best man for the job. His fashion is easier, his personality is more open to the world and he has very good contacts.” {Telegraph}

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