Style Scoop: Candice Swanepoel Busts Out, Kate Moss Gets Editorial, David Bowie’s Dapper Crown

By  October 16, 2013

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The lucky lady who gets to wear the world’s most expensive bra this December is, drumroll please, Candice Swanepoel! The South African stunner will saunter down the Victoria’s Secret runway in a $10 million Royal Fantasy Bra comprising 18-karat gold, a 52-karat ruby, and 4,200 other precious gems. [ELLE]

Kate Moss has gone from top model to the top of the masthead. TopShop’s leading lady has joined Vogue UK‘s team as a contributing editor, responsible for styling editorials in upcoming issues. [Fashionista]

The Duchess of Cambridge isn’t the only stylish Brit to emulate. BBC Magazine named David Bowie the best-dressed Briton, ever, with 48.5 percent of votes in his favor. [Vogue UK]

Also across the pond, Prada’s Malaika Firth—the first black model to front a campaign for the house since Naomi Campbell in 1994—landed her first Vogue cover for the glossy’s British edition. [Huffington Post UK]

Nearby in Grand Paris, the world’s highest-paid model Gisele Bündchen posed for Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin for November’s French Vogue. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

Bulgari is hosting its first stateside retrospective with eight pieces from Elizabeth Taylor‘s archives totaling—wait for it—more than $10 million. [Daily Mail]

Speaking of cut, color, clarity, Kim Kardashian‘s 20.5-carat, Lorraine Schwartz engagement ring gifted by now ex-husband Kris Humphries sold at a Christie’s auction yesterday for $749,000. It’s original ticket price topped $2 million. [People]

In other Christie’s news, the auction house has launched a new online-only sale that will give art aficionados the chance to take home prints and original works by Andy Warhol starting at $1,000. [GLAM Inbox]

Sexybox.com: bringing your sexy back with titillating lingerie for just $29 a month. [Fashionista]