Leighton Meester’s Girl Crush, Angelina Jolie Launches Jewelry Line, And More Fashion News

Gwyneth Paltrow and Leighton Meester on Nov. 8.
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• Girl crush alert! Leighton Meester has a thing for her Country Strong costar Gwyneth Paltrow’s style and thinks she’s a “cool chick.” We do, too. {People StyleWatch}

Angelina Jolie teams up with jeweler Robert Procop on a line of pricey baubles (think: rings with 12.02-carat green emeralds affixed to them) to benefit Jolie’s charity The Education Partnership for Children of Conflict. Oh, and did we say the pieces are pricey? Yeah, they’re pricey.{Styleite}

Jimmy Choo is bringing back men’s footwear for 2011. The high-end line will include boots galore! {Black Book}

• And in other footwear news…Tods (a luxury shoe and accessories brand) will fully fund the renovation of Rome’s Colosseum, which will cost an estimated $25 million. {Elle}

Bergdorf Goodman’s holiday windows, entitled “Wish You Were Here” are up, and all we can say is WOWZERS—the fantasy travel-themed displays are beyond intricate. {Nitrolicious}

• Who will design Kate Middleton’s wedding gown for her nuptials to Prince William? The rumor mill is leaning toward Bruce Oldfield, a London-based high dress designer who has worked with Sienna Miller and Queen Rania of Jordan. {Coco Perez}