Fashion News Roundup: Gaddafi Wants His Own Met Costume Institute Exhibit, Celine is Opening a New York Flagship, and Asian Models are on the Rise

"Inspiration Dior" Exhibit Opens Thursday in Moscow: The retrospective at the Pushkin Museum features pieces from Dior's 64 year history alongside paintings by artists like Toulouse Lautrec and photographs by Richard Avedon and Man Ray. {WWD, subscription required} The Key to Heel Comfort May Be Flexibility: Raphael Young, known for his structural footwear designs has attempted to make the high heel more comfortable. He has a created a $600 shoe whose sole is injected with latex. {Styleite} Muammar Gaddafi, Style Icon?: Apparently, the Libyan leader believes that his wardrobe should get a retrospective at the Met, and that his personal style has influenced celebrities such as Michael Jackson. {T magazine}
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"Inspiration Dior" Exhibit Opens Thursday in Moscow: The retrospective at the Pushkin Museum features pieces from Dior's 64 year history alongside paintings by artists like Toulouse Lautrec and photographs by Richard Avedon and Man Ray. {WWD, subscription required} The Key to Heel Comfort May Be Flexibility: Raphael Young, known for his structural footwear designs has attempted to make the high heel more comfortable. He has a created a $600 shoe whose sole is injected with latex. {Styleite} Muammar Gaddafi, Style Icon?: Apparently, the Libyan leader believes that his wardrobe should get a retrospective at the Met, and that his personal style has influenced celebrities such as Michael Jackson. {T magazine}
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"Inspiration Dior" Exhibit Opens Thursday in Moscow: The retrospective at the Pushkin Museum features pieces from Dior's 64 year history alongside paintings by artists like Toulouse Lautrec and photographs by Richard Avedon and Man Ray. {WWD, subscription required}

The Key to Heel Comfort May Be Flexibility: Raphael Young, known for his structural footwear designs has attempted to make the high heel more comfortable. He has a created a $600 shoe whose sole is injected with latex. {Styleite}

Muammar Gaddafi, Style Icon?: Apparently, the Libyan leader believes that his wardrobe should get a retrospective at the Met, and that his personal style has influenced celebrities such as Michael Jackson. {T magazine}

Asian Models are Giving the Fashion Industry Some Much Needed Diversity: It seems as though Asian models have snagged more runway and editorial gigs than ever this year. Hopefully, this is just the beginning! {The Cut}

Rag & Bone Re-launch Their Blog: As one of the site's new features, expect guest posts from Rumi Neely, Hanneli Mustaparta, and Teen Vogue editor Andrew Bevan. {Rag-bone.com}

Chinese Millionaires Can't Get Enough of High-End Fashion: By 2020 Chinese consumers will buy more than 44% of the world's luxury goods. {Guardian UK}

Celine Finds a Home on Madison Avenue: Thanks to the growth and recent popularity of the minimalist french brand, Celine will open a flagship store in New York this fall. {WWD, subscription required}

Fashion and Food: Vogue Italia has launched a cooking guide with English subtitles. {Racked}