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Carey Mulligan wearing Prada as Daisy Buchanan in 'The Great Gatsby'.
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You may have to wait another 11 days until The Great Gatsby is released, but if you're in New York City tonight and you want to get an up close and personal preview of some of the sartorial aspects of the film, you're in luck. Prada will be showcasing a collection of the dresses from the film at the SoHo flagship store, beginning this evening and running through May 12th, at which point it will migrate across the Pacific to Tokyo. Miuccia Prada worked closely with costume director Catherine Martin to choose 40 looks for the film, all showcased in the two major party scenes. The designer spoke with Women's Wear Daily about the collaboration, highlighting the way that her designs took on new meaning within the context of the film. In one of the film's pivotal scenes, and no spoilers because all this is in the trailer, Carey Mulligan wears Prada's spring 2010 "chandelier dress," a gown that is all beading and movement, and, Prada says, “[the dress] was meant to be about light,” speaking of her original concept, but going on to say that for the film “it became about money, because [Luhrmann] wanted to show her as the most beautiful and rich woman on earth.”

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Yes, that's Beyonce.

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• Italian architect Gaetano Pesce collaborated with Melissa shoes to develop a pair of plastic booties that can be cut into ballet flats, sandals, or whatever style you want! {T Magazine}

Vena Cava's forthcoming collection for Bloomingdale's in-house line Aqua includes some nice silk and mesh tees. {Fashionista}

Katy Perry looks just as lovely when she wears all one color, as she does in stripes. {Guardian}

• Check out a preview of Camilla Skovgaard's new collection. The City's Samantha Swetra would surely be a fan, don't you think? {Nitrolicious}

• Today, Anna Wintour is the impeccably-dressed editor of Vogue, but Anna Wintour wore her share of sweatshirts, sequins, and sheer tops in her days of youth. {Styleite}

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