Style Scoop: Brooks Brothers Fetes Gatsby, Guess Gets ‘Fast & Furious,’ Pen for Prada

By  April 18, 2013

Harrods isn’t the only London retailer raising a glass to The Great GatsbyLeonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan‘s wardrobe from the highly-anticipated movie is all the rage at Brooks Brothers. The brand’s Regent Street Store in London has opened a 20-piece installation featuring items worn by the cast of the Baz Luhrmann adaptation that will run through May 31. [VOGUE UK]

Guess is doing things the Fast & Furious way in anticipation of the saga’s sixth installment. The 15-piece capsule features items for men and women, including aviator shades, distressed denim, and leather jackets. Expect the range to hit Guess stores on May 14th, 10 days before latest Vin Diesel-Paul Walker blockbuster premieres. [Grazia Daily]

Prada is calling emerging literary talents to pen for its inaugural Prada Journal writing contest with Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore. The competition seeks entrants “who can see the world with a unique, rare gaze,” and through their writing “explore and enhance the individual interpretation of reality.” The contest, which aligns with Prada’s eyewear collection, will run through June 18 and a winner of a more than $5,000 prize will be named in September. [Telegraph]

New York socialite Olivia Palermo is lending her face to Spanish jewelry company, Carrera y Carrera. The It girl, who most recently starred in Oscar de la Renta‘s collection for The Outnet, is set to appear in ads for the luxury furm this summer. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

Milan has lost another one: Pringle. The Scottish label is joining Rag & Bone, Alexander McQueen, Jimmy Choo, and Burberry at London Collections: Men for its Spring 2014 show. “The growth of London Collections: Men and the work that the [British Fashion Council] has done to make it an important part of the international fashion calendar in such a short space of time is impressive,” said chairman Douglas Fang. “And as a British Heritage Brand we are proud to become a part of it.” [WWD]

If you thought we’d be ending this Style Scoop without another dose of The Great Gatsby, think again! Tiffany’s is the latest retailer to catch Luhrmann fever with its new window installations inspired by the literary classic and its upcoming film adaptation. [Stylelist]