Talking in Style

Hollywood has a new high-tech accessory from designer Kathrine Baumann Beverly Hills. Going beyond her well-known minaudière line, Baumann tickled the style bone of every L.A. starlet when she introduced her own Swarovski crystal-adorned cell phone line just in time for the Academy Awards. "The phones were originally conceived to fit perfectly into our minaudières, along with lipstick, a driver's license, a camera, and a credit card," says Baumann. Now, the phones are accessories in their own right. Baumann unveiled the first prototypes of her new KBBH Phone Collection at the TMG Luxury Suites atop Rodeo Drive's Luxe Hotel for Oscar Week. Within the week, fashionistas like Paris Hilton embraced the idea and sported their new bejeweled phones on the Academy Award party circuit. Women attending the Oscars, like Catherine Zeta Jones, also carried the phones, though they kept them tuck
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