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Arts Post It: Bruce Oldfield is Not Designing Middleton’s Dress; New York City Ballet Continues Contract Negotiations

(Kate Middleton smiles after a visit to Witton Country Park. ANDREW YATES; AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

Keep Calm and Carry On: With one more day until the Royal Wedding, Bruce Oldfield announces that he is not designing Kate Middleton’s wedding gown, and Jenny Packham enters the rumor mill as a possible designer. Camilla’s dress designer is Anna Valentine. (WWD) (Elle UK)

Spare to the Fanfare: Chelsy Davy will be wearing two different Alberta Ferretti dresses. For the ceremony, she will wear a green satin dress and faille silk jacket. (People)

Statement Piece: First Lady Michelle Obama wore The Row when she appeared on “The View” last week, a high-end label designed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. (Huffington Post)

Student Loans: Corcoran opens “Next at the Corcoran,” a spring exhibit featuring the graduating class of the Corcoran College of Art and Design. (Washington Post)

Dance Off?: Union contract negotiations continue with dancers in New York City Ballet (New York Times)

I Love You. You’re Perfect. Change: Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announces that arts or cultural organizations are not immune from the tax changes he plans. (WBEZ)

PG Showing: Daphne Guinness announces that when she dresses for the Met Gala on Monday in the window of Barneys, the show will not be “burlesque.” (New York Magazine)

Katherine Boyle reports on arts, museums and culture for the Style section.


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