5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 03 2012

We've always been smitten with Charlotte Olympia's black velvet kitten-themed smoking slippers and we obviously love (okay, are obsessed with) nail art, so naturally we think this mani is the cat's pajamas. (MoveSlightly)
Daphne Guinness opened up to Nick Knight of SHOWStudio about the items she recently auctioned. She'll miss them, but "like children," it's time to set them free. Watch all 15 minutes of the Daphne chat and find out which Met Costume Institute designer she finds to be overrated. (NY Mag)
It's common knowledge that jeans are an all-American fashion staple, but what other seemingly ordinary articles were created by (seriously imaginative) Americans? The High Low investigates the first bra, rubber-soled shoes, and Spanx. (The High Low)
Where do your favorite designers escape to get away from it all? Everywhere from the pretty predictable Hamptons and the South of France to more exotic getaways in Copenhagen, Normandy, and Beirut. Hey guys, can we come with? (Forbes)
We admit we may have expected a line of hair products first, but hold on, we're half-way there. Yup, Jon Bon Jovi is launching a fragrance with Avon. (Avon)

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