Gwen Stefani Auctions Off Her Clothes For Charity, Nicki Minaj Reveals Her Recent Hair Inspiration, And More Fashion News

Gwen Stefani at the L.A.M.B. Fall 2011 show on Feb. 17.
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• From now through April 25, Gwen Stefani is auctioning off limited-edition tees and vintage outfits from her closet to benefit Save the Children’s Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund. We (heart) us a celeb do-gooder especially since Japan can’t catch a break. {Coco Perez}

• We figured. But, it was nice to get confirmation from rapper Nicki Minaj that her style du jour (the beehive) is, indeed, an ode to Marge Simpson. {People StyleWatch}

• This should be interesting: David Beckham and Snoop Dogg are planning to collaborate on a kiddie fashion line. {Mirror}

France’s burqa ban went into effect yesterday. Under the new law, women in France who wear the full face- and body-covering garment will be subject to a $215 fine. Thoughts? {Glamour}

• Actress Emma Watson recently told New Zealand’s Remix magazine that she hopes that her fashion foray (she’s the face of Burberry and Lancome, plus she’s designed for People Tree and Alberta Ferretti) will help wipe out her “Hermione” Harry Potter image. {People StyleWatch}

• SMILE! According to a recent poll conducted by the British Dental Health Foundation, smiles rank as the most important physical feature when it comes to attractiveness (over face, eyes, and body shape!). {Allure}

• You can call Taylor Swift “cute” but don’t call her “sexy.” In an interview with Telegraph the pop princess said: “I don’t want people to think of me as sexy. I like wearing pretty dresses and I like trying out new styles, but I don’t feel comfortable taking my clothes off.” {Jezebel}

• Guys, need clean undies? Go to the Calvin Klein vending machine. {Racked}