Style Scoop: Alber Elbaz Skypes Spring 2013, Kim Kardashian Smells Like Pure Honey, Riccardo Tisci Gives Givenchy Three More Years

By  February 01, 2013

Aside from the covetable creations he creates season after season at Lanvin, Alber Elbaz has given us another reason to praise his sartorial senses. See him gush over the Steven Meisel-shot campaign for the brand’s new collection starring Karlie Kloss and Saskia de Brauw. In his own words, “I like. I like a lot.” Cute! [ELLE]

It’s been nearly six years since Ralph Lauren sent his tailored menswear down the runway, but this summer could mark his his triumphant return to The City of Light, grand Paris. [WWD]

Kanye West‘s designer BFF, Riccardo Tisci isn’t handing over the reigns at Givenchy any time soon. Murmurs led the industry to believe the French house was in for a shakeup after skipping out on Couture week, but it turns out Tisci will be crafting luxury wears for the brand for three more (glorious!) years. [The Cut]

As Jason Wu makes his foray into the beauty world with help from Lancôme, he may want to turn to Kim Kardashian for advice. Aside from clothing collaborations, shoe deals, and a makeup line with sisters Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian-Odom, Kanye’s better half is venturing to launch her sixth fragrance, Pure Honey. [WWD]

New York it-girl Natalie Joos — stylist, blogger, photographer extraordinaire — is bringing her affinity for all things vintage to the Manhattan Vintage show. She’ll be curating a 50-piece vintage line starring model Xiao Wen to be sold on February 7th, just in time for New York Fashion Week. [ELLE]

If you’re looking to bring Matthew Williamson into the bedroom, here’s your chance. The English designer partnered with Triumph lingerie to design a capsule intimates collection to mark the brand’s second year at the underwear outfitter for London Fashion Week. He joins Louise Gray, Fyodor Golan and Felder Felder on the project. [VOGUE UK]

Sirius XM Radio is earning some serious sartorial scores this month thanks to an on-air session the company is hosting with Fern Mallis and Kenneth Cole. On Thursday, February 7 — right as the white tents open up at New York Fashion Week — Mallis will sit down for her “Fashion Insiders’” series with Cole, who is set to discuss his design background, philanthropic work with The Foundation of AIDS Research (amfAR), initiatives as a founding board member for the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and The Sundance Institute. [GLAM Inbox]