TUNE OF THE WEEK: “OUT OF THE WOODS” BY TAYLOR SWIFT
NATALIE MASSENET IS OFFICIALLY A DAME
As part of her annual New Year Honors list, Queen Elizabeth II has handed down honors to a number of names in the fashion and arts industries — and Natalie Massenet, founder and former executive chairman of the Net-a-porter Group, is near the top of the list, being named a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, or DBE. READ MORE.
LOUIS VUITTON’S NEWEST MODEL IS A VIDEO-GAME CHARACTER
STUDY FINDS WEARABLE TECH SOON TO OVERTAKE THE WRISTWATCH
Sales of smartwatches and fitness trackers could outpace those of traditional watches by 2020, according to data from research firm Mintel. READ MORE.
SOLENN HEUSSAFF AND NICO BOLZICO TIE THE KNOT IN ARGENTINA
Solenn’s wedding was attended by her family, including brother Erwan, and friends Anne Curtis, Georgina Wilson, and Isabelle Daza. READ MORE.
THE HOT NEW TREND IN FASHION AND RETAIL: FOOD
The idea of sipping Champagne at a Chanel boutique isn’t far-fetched, but noshing on a slice of pizza while perusing vintage-inspired maxidresses at Urban Outfitters? A keen eye for fashion might not be enough anymore, as proven by Urban’s deal last month to acquire most of The Vetri Family’s portfolio of Italian restaurants. READ MORE.
THE VICTORIA’S SECRET SWIM SPECIAL TO AIR FEBRUARY 26
The Puerto Rico-set event will include a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the brand’s swimwear catalogue, hosted by the Angels themselves. READ MORE.
NASTY GAL AND GRUNGE POSTER GIRL COURTNEY LOVE ANNOUNCE A COLLABORATION
’90s grunge muse and rocker Courtney Love is the newest name to team up with retailer Nasty Gal, with a collaboration set to debut early 2016. READ MORE.
LISTEN: TIMBALAND RELEASES NEVER-BEFORE-HEARD AALIYAH SONG “SHAKIN”
A belated holiday gift for all those looking for some ’90s nostalgia is here, thanks to Timbaland. The producer debuted a previously unreleased track from the late Aaliyah, whom he worked with on some of her biggest hits from “Try Again” to “Are You That Somebody?”
KENDALL JENNER AND HARRY STYLES WERE SPOTTED VACATIONING TOGETHER
THE PREMIERE DATES OF THE NEXT FIVE STAR WARS FILMS HAVE BEEN RELEASED
You just saw The Force Awakens and want more next-gen Star Wars. Well, you’re going to get more. A lot more. Regularly and steadily, for many years to come. READ MORE.
CARINE ROITFELD IS BACK FOR ANOTHER ROUND WITH UNIQLO
INTERNATIONAL SINGER MEL B WEARS A FRANCIS LIBIRAN CREATION TO THE VH1 EVENT IN NEW YORK CITY
JADEN SMITH APPEARS IN THE LOUIS VUITTON AD CAMPAIGN FOR WOMENSWEAR
Jaden Smith gets a moment in the spotlight as he joins the model cast for Louis Vuitton’s spring-summer 2016 womenswear advertising campaign. The fashion house’s creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere took to his official Instagram to share images of the 17 year-old personality. READ MORE.