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Kelly Osbourne’s Clothing Line Is Here – and Fits Up to a Size 24! (PHOTOS)

08/18/2014 at 02:59 PM ET

Kelly Osbourne‘s been dropping hints about her upcoming clothing line for months, and since patience isn’t our strongest virtue, the suspense has been killing us. But she’s finally announced a launch date (Sept. 25!) and given us an exclusive look “behind the seams” at her upcoming collection.

Kelly Osbourne clothing lineStories by Kelly Osbourne


First things first: She made good on her promise to provide clothes up to a size 24. (“I’ll never make anything that won’t be translated to plus-size as well. Because everyone deserves to wear fashion,” she said last September.) And not only that, she’s standing by her decision to provide affordable clothes for every figure. “In my research, I’ve found that the prices go up after size 10 and that really hurts my heart — it’s not fair!,” she told PEOPLE. “So with my line, the size 2 will be the same price as the size 24.”

In fact, it was her commitment to having a broad spectrum of sizes that delayed her line this long, according to WWD, which notes that she spoke to 11 apparel manufacturers before finding a perfect fit (so to speak) with Jupi, which also produces the Kardashian Kollection. The result? 13 head-to-toe looks which start at $55 and top out at $170, all under the umbrella of “Stories … by Kelly Osbourne.” (Yep, that explains the head tattoo below.)

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Kelly Osbourne clothing lineStories by Kelly Osbourne

So how did she choose the name? “I believe that every time you wear something, you have a story of where you wore it, whether it be good or bad,” she told WWD. “What made me realize this was when I was going through my closet and I was like, ‘Oh, I wore those shoes on stage every day when I was in Chicago,’ and ‘I wore that dress to my friend’s funeral,’ and, ‘Oh my gosh, I wore that skirt on a date and it still has a stain on it from where I fell off the steps because he tried to kiss me, I didn’t want to kiss him and I broke my wrist. I can’t get rid of that.’ Like, there are all these funny emotional attachments.”

Osbourne has been giving glimpses at the collection, which will be sold on HSN starting Sept. 25 and Bluefly (for international shipping) a month later, and shares that she already has a few celeb fans putting in requests for pieces — Taylor Swift is a fan of the black-and-white polka-dotted dress, while Ciara selected three pieces for her closet.

Check out more photos from her first preview with WWD here, and tell us: See anything you can’t wait for? What are you hoping to see in the rest of the collection? Tell us below!

–Alex Apatoff


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Lucy Mecklenburgh in Cute Striped Short Suit at James’ Jog On To Cancer’ Event

Lucy Mecklenburgh in Cute Striped Short Suit

Beautiful actress Lucy Mecklenburgh is looking very gorgeous at “James’ Jog On To Cancer” event. According to source “Kensington Roof Gardens was full of celebrities last night as they attended a fundraiser for Cancer Research called James’ Jog On To Cancer. The showbiz celebration aims to raise money for the Cancer Research charity and was hosted by James Ingham”

Lucy Mecklenburgh in Cute Striped Short Suit at James' Jog On To Cancer’ Event


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Kate Goes to Work on Interior Design Details for Country House

03/22/2014 at 09:00 AM EDT

Kate at Anmer Hall: Prince William's Wife Plans Interior Design Details

Anmer Hall, on the Sandringham estate, with Kate and William (inset)

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Preparing to take Prince George on his first royal tour next month is only part of the to-do list.

Also on tap for Kate: preparing her and Prince William‘s country house, the 10-bedroom Anmer Hall, for their move-in.

A sunlit garden room is now being added to one side of the house, and Kate, whose eye for design was honed during her years studying art history, is now sourcing all the interior details.

“The property is being decorated, ready for occupation,” Simon Knight, owner of Knights Oriental Rugs in Henley-on-Thames, tells PEOPLE.

“Instead of hiring a royal interior designer, she wants to furnish it in her own style, because she wants this to be her own family home.”

Knight spent time with the Duchess of Cambridge when she visited his antique rug store in January and purchased several Turkish kilims – a type of flat tapestry woven carpet.

“She was looking for things for bedrooms,” he said, “so she wanted softer pastel shades rather than strong colors.”

After first doing her research online, she came into the store armed with the specific stock codes.

“She knew exactly what she wanted to look at, as she had looked at my website,” said Knight. “She is very hands-on and down-to-earth, helping to get things out. She really wants to be involved.”

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Knights Oriental Rugs

Courtesy Simon Knight

A Work in Progress

The home, which is surrounded by parkland on Queen Elizabeth’s Sandringham estate in Norfolk, required considerable renovation, including a complete re-tiling of the roof, which has just been completed.

On her nesting mission, the princess has also been spotted at the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, a one-stop shop for home furnishings that offers 500 designer brands in a three-story, modern showroom.

“I think she likes to pop in every now and again to look for inspiration,” a source there tells PEOPLE. “She is always by herself and very low-key. She browses and stops for a coffee.”

On one recent trip, Kate looked at traditional lighting at Vaughan Designs, fabrics at Sanderson (the arts-and-crafts Morris and Co. range was a favorite), as well as fabric at Mulberry Home where she was particularly taken with a jade green and teal paisley stripe material.

A shop assistant at Ann Sacks, which specializes in luxury tile and stone products, tells PEOPLE, “She was looking at the sort of thing you would imagine for a period property – reclaimed terra-cotta flooring from France and a particular reclaimed stone used in French castles that she liked too.”

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The royal couple will likely go for another Natural Choice 4500 mattress from Healthbeds for their Norfolk home. Kate was so taken with the handmade pocket spring mattress in super king size – as was used for their four-poster frame at Kensington Palace – that she wrote a thank-you letter to the company saying “how pleased she was” with the bed.

Kate is still getting help from interior designer Anne Allen, who often calls in for products and offers advice. And, while Kate normally shops alone, she and William have reportedly hired Ben Pentreath, an architectural and interior designer.

“Her mother also has a very good eye for design – she has furnished a number of large country houses,” says Knight. “I think the Duchess of Cambridge has an interest in it, and it’s something that she really enjoys doing.”


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Tracy Anderson’s Tips on How to Get a Flat Belly in 4 Weeks

If you’re after a sleeker middle, add dairy to your diet. Research shows that its proteins increase satiety and cause you to eat less. My choice: homemade Parmesan crisps. Preheat oven to 350; line a baking sheet with parchment. Divide 2 cups grated Parmesan into 2-Tbsp. portions. Form each into a small pile and press with the back of a fork. Bake until melted and flat, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Serve with chopped cooked vegetables (I love spinach, squash or eggplant).

—Tracy Anderson

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