Style Scoop: Alexander Wang Dresses Mr. Porter, John Galliano Passes Up Met Ball, Toms Gets Shady with Jonathan Adler

By  May 02, 2013

Alexander Wang is filling up his Balenciaga and namesake plate to adorn a certain Mr. Porter. Wang has been recruited by the high-style website to create a menswear exclusive that will debut on the Net-A-Porter sister (er, brother) site on June 4th. [Fashion Week Daily]

Despite his abrupt departure from Christian Dior following a highly-controversial rant, fashion heads like Oscar de la Renta, Tracy Reese, and Anna Wintour have warmly anticipated John Galliano‘s great return. But it just won’t be at this year’s punk-inspired Met Ball. Although some of his work will appear in the Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibition that the gala is celebrating, his publicist Liz Rosenberg said that the designer is taking his return “one step at a time.” [Vogue UK]

Team work makes Toms’s dreams work. The socially-charged, canvas shoe company is collaborating with designer Jonathan Adler for a “irreverent and whimsical approach” to eyewear, said Toms founder Blake Mycoskie. It will mark the first time the philanthropic cobbler has partnered with a designer for a sunglasses range. For each pair of $169-$179 frames sold, Toms will help give one person sight. [WWD]

Vera Wang was honored for her altruistic reign at the 2013 Delete Blood Cancer Gala at Cipriani New York. Katy Perry was on hand to present the designer with the Delete Blood Cancer Award for her work with the charitable organization. [ELLE]

Burberry is bringing us its new sunglasses collection with a special soundtrack. The British brand featured bands Coastal Cities, The Night VI, and Broken Hands in its new video campaign for the Spark Sunglasses range. [Burberry]

If Kristen Stewart had to run away with any one in the world, it would be Nicolas Ghesquière. German glossy O32c magazine quoted the Twilight alum telling Ghesquière that she’d “totally run away” with him after he closed his final show at Balenciaga. She also reveled in the joy of wearing his designs. “I’ve felt the happiest I’ve ever felt wearing these clothes,” Stewart said. “I’ve also felt androgynous and rigid. Sort of like you’re wearing a f—— building.” [The Cut]

Glamour is pushing forward into tech terrain by hiring its first digital art director. Yvonne Lao, formerly of The Wall Street Journal and J. Crew, will oversee web, mobile, and social design while monitoring ad placement. This is big news for the magazine, which is nominated for Magazine of the Year and General Excellence in Digital Media awards at the May 2nd National Magazine Awards. [AdWeek]

Congrats are in order because one-half of the Dannijo duo is now a Mrs. Jodie Snyder said her “I Dos” this weekend in St. Augustine where she walked down the aisle in a Monique Lhuillier gown to meet her groom, Greg Morel. Sister and bauble partner Danielle served as bridesmaid in an emerald green Timo Weiland creation and custom Dannijo jewels, of course! [Glamour]