Style Scoop: J.Crew Goes Low, Gwyneth Goops L.A., Marc’s Met Outfit

By  May 02, 2014

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J.Crew is going low, low, low with a new, more budget-conscious chain called J.Crew Mercantile! Based on the paperwork filed, we can expect apparel, footwear, jewelry, umbrellas, bags, and wallets. [Fashionista]

Get ready, L.A. Goop is headed your way. Gwyneth Paltrow is expanding her lifestyle site into a brick-and-mortar pop-up shop! The actress posted a photograph of a veiled storefront in Brentwood, California with a hanging paper that reads “GOOP coming soon May 5-11.” Perhaps she heard the news about Reese Witherspoon? [The Cut]

Marc Jacobs isn’t that excited about Monday’s Met Ball’s call to wear “white tie and decorations.” “I mean it’s not as exciting as wearing lace dress and boxer shorts,” he said of the infamous Commes de Garçons look he wore to the 2012 gala celebrating Schiaparella and Prada: Impossible Conversations. “But that was only for Miuccia Prada.” This year will be much more tame. “I think it will be black with white tie, as the dress codes asks for. I’ll be wearing Saint Laurent.” [British Vogue]

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us: Gilt City’s New York Warehouse Sale is happening May 17th at NYC’s Altman Building (135 West 18th Street) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Get your tickets now. [GLAM Inbox]

Lela Rose is stepping up her fashion line with a new hire, Ellen Rodriguez, who will help take the brand into new realms: accessories and jewelry! “I’m excited to work alongside Lela expanding in business, building out new opportunities and enabling the brand to grow on a larger scale,” Rodriguez said. We can’t wait to see what baubles await! [Women’s Wear Daily]

Just in time for Mother’s Day, La Notte for Aritzia’s latest collaboration is with Cause We Care Foundation. All proceeds from product sales will go toward single mothers and their kids in need! Shop here. [GLAM Inbox]