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Kate Moss Inspired to Wed by 'Gypsy Weddings' Show

Kate Moss felt inspired to get married by watching the British reality show "Big Fat Gypsy Weddings" which follows real-life gypsy women planning to get married.

The September issue of Vogue magazine goes inside the supermodel's July wedding to musician Jamie Hince. Moss says she was charmed by the extravagance of gypsy weddings with wedding gowns that are like "blinging butterflies times ten."

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Argentina Prepares for World Tango Championships

About 400 couples are competing in this year's World Tango Championships beginning next week in Argentina's capital, organizers said Wednesday.

More than 500 artists also will participate in the festival that starts Tuesday and runs through Aug. 30.

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Alec Baldwin Eyes NYC Mayor Office, but after 2013

Alec Baldwin says he's thinking of running for mayor of New York, but not until he learns more about the job.

The "30 Rock" actor tells The New York Times he'll sit out the 2013 race but will consider running in a later election.

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Madonna's Daughter Lola Discusses Fashion Line

Even though she's got her own fashion line, Lourdes Leon — better known to the masses as Lola, the daughter of Madonna — admits that she had a lot to learn when she first launched the Material Girl brand.

"It was really hard at first because I didn't know what I was doing," Lola, dressed in a tank top and jean cutoffs, said in a recent interview. "I was like, 'You know, not a lot of people wear this. Let me just wear it.' It wasn't even that it looked good on me. I was just like, 'Let me do this because not a lot of people are doing it.' Now I feel like I can follow fashion a lot better than I used to, but also have some of my own take on it."

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'Anne of Green Gables' Boosts Canadian Island

A fictional red-headed orphan, whose adventures were penned a century ago, is proving a tourist boon to a corner of Canada, even drawing the attentions of Prince William's new bride, Catherine.

"Anne of Green Gables", the Canadian novel by author Lucy Maud Montgomery, has sold more than 50 million copies worldwide since it was published in 1908.

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Sziget Festival Rocks on in Budapest

Sziget, one of Europe's largest music festivals, kicks off officially Wednesday with close to 200 acts from around the world expected over the next five days in Budapest.

Reunited British indie rock band Pulp will take the main stage in the evening, alongside compatriots Motörhead, French group Ben L'oncle Soul and local heroes Quimby.

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Graphic Artist Crumb Cancels Australia Visit

American graphic artist Robert Crumb, famous for his subversive comic drawings, has pulled out of a visit to Australia because of fears for his safety, reports said Wednesday.

Crumb, known for his "Fritz the Cat" comics, cancelled his appearances at the Graphic 2011 festival in Sydney for "personal reasons", organizers said.

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Ask a Designer: Original Art for The Masses

Framed posters and department-store paintings have long been staples of home decorating. But a growing number of shoppers are seeking original art for their homes, says interior designer Robert Novogratz.

"Art is about to explode to the masses," he says, because technology is giving us unprecedented access to artists. Homeowners are finding that distinctive, original works of art don't have to break their budgets.

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Lionsgate Announces 'Dirty Dancing' Remake

"Dirty Dancing" is coming back to the big screen.

Lionsgate says it is remaking the 1987 film that starred Jennifer Grey as a naïve dance student and Patrick Swayze as her teacher and lover.

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Tony Curtis' Art Collection for Sale at Auction

Paintings, sculptures and other collectibles that once belonged to Tony Curtis are hitting the auction block.

Darren Julien, president of Julien's Auctions, says original artwork by Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Henry Miller and Curtis himself will be sold at an auction of property from the actor's estate on Sept. 17.

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