Fashion News August 16 2012

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Despite all the drama in her love life recently, Kristen Stewart hasn't shied away from her support of Balenciaga. As the face of the fashion house's first fragrance campaign, the Twilight starlet has now posed with Nicolas Ghesquière for the Vogue 120 list. The pair star in the magazine's 120th anniversary which features Lady Gaga on the cover. [Vogue]

Following on from her Olympic glory, Victoria Pendleton has revealed she would love to do a fashion campaign. The cycling gold medallist said it would be her dream: "I'm really hoping that I'll have the opportunity to go to a fashion show, because I've been invited a couple of times by Burberry. I haven't been able to go because of my training schedule and I literally cried when I found out that it wasn't possible. I would love to do that, just once in my life. It would be amazing - just out of this world." [Vogue UK]

Mary Katrantzou has teamed up with Vodafone for London Fashion Week. The partnership allows VIP guests to access her runway shows and meet her backstage. Previous designers to be sponsored by Vodafone UK include Richard Nicoll and Christopher Kane. [WWD]

Helena Christensen is the new face of Boden. The supermodel fronts a new campaign for the British fashion brand by wearing cardigans, tea dresses and floral blouses. According to Boden's creative director Christensen "loved the clothes, particularly the new leaner cuts to the trousers and the soft drapey fabrics of the tops." [Telegraph]

Marchesa's Georgina Chapman has opened up about her film début after collaborating with director Ron Howard. The designer has participated in the first photography-inspired film festival, Project Imaginat10n. As for what Harvey Weinstein, her producer husband thinks, she says, "When I first told him, he laughed. I'm now waiting for him to come home and say he's going to do his first collection. I'm like, "Come on, then. This is easy, this filmmaking stuff. Now do a collection." [WWD]