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Miuccia Prada Dreams of Politics; Paris Hilton Vogue Turkey Cover Revealed

Miuccia PradaThough she’s still focusing on her fashion career, Miucca Prada sees her work as a springboard into politics. "Politics have always been a little of my passion," she says. If Sarah Palin was Governor of Alaska, I think Miucca Prada could at least be Mayor of Milan. [Fashionologie]

After causing a controversy by wearing a scarlet McQueen gown to the State Dinner for China, Michelle Obama chose a simple, cream dress by Rachel Roy for last night’s State of the Union. I thought the First Lady looked phenomenal in the McQueen and instead of toning things down to placate the squabblers, I wish she’d worn the scandalous dress a second time. [WSJ]

Just two weeks ago, Paris Hilton announced that she’d be on the cover of Vogue Turkey, shot by Terry Richardson. The just-leaked image is pretty great, in a vulgar-fab kind of way. []

After yesterday’s news that Gisele Bundchen will cover Emmanuelle Alt‘s first issue of Paris Vogue as EIC, today Gisele takes Daria Werbowy‘s place as the face of Isabel Marant. It looks like Gisele’s career will never ever die – although maybe it should: isn’t fashion supposed to be fickle? The Brazilian supermodel is gorgeous and great but isn’t anyone else tired of looking at her face? [FabSugar]

Crystal Renn looks sultry and playful in an editorial for Paper Planes. We definitely can’t keep calling her plus-sized, but she looks stunning either way. [DesignScene]