Style Scoop: Slip into Spanx Jeans, Wear Beyoncé’s Emojis, NYT’s New Hire

By  June 11, 2014

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Svelt dreams are made of these: Spanx jeans! The shapewear brand’s denim line will make its debut in July. “I see Spanx as a lifestyle brand that is delighting women in making things fit better and feel better on the body and not just through compression,” Spanx founder Sara Blakely said. “We’re known for making you look thinner and more toned, but it can just be about a better cut and fit.” [GLAMChic]

Thanks to Queen Beyoncé you can now wear your emojis on your sleeve! Blue Ivy’s mother is selling two new tee shirts that include emoticons on the arms and bold lettering to represent her songs “Blow” and “Drunk in Love” on her website.  #Surfboardt to the people. [Style]

The New York Times has a new deputy editor! Jake Silverstein, the paper’s EIC hired Bill Wasik for the role. “Bill comes to The Times from Wired, where he was a senior editor for the past four years, working on a wide range of stories about tech, business, science, politics and other subjects. Prior to Wired, Bill was a senior editor at Harper’s for six years, where he edited more than 30 cover stories,” an internal memo read. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Stella McCartney and Angelina Jolie are partnering with War Child on a charitable project titled, Draw Me To Safety. Children around the world will be invited to make a drawing illustrating what makes them feel safe. McCartney will then design an item of clothing based on the winning entry. Proceeds will benefit War Child. [The Cut]

John Galliano wants you to know that he is coming back—bigger and better. “I have yet to produce my best collection,” the designer said in an interview with French glossy Le Point. “The new Galliano will be bigger and stronger.” Also, he stressed that he isn’t playing the victim. “What I did will never fade away, but I regret it.” [Fashionista]