Style Scoop: Chanel Must Pay Up in World Tricot Case, Matthew Williamson’s First Pair of Heels, and Sarah Burton Hires Alistar Carr for McQ

By  September 17, 2012

The Matthew Williamson label is turning 15, and in celebration of its teen glory, the British label is getting its first set of heels. Williamson collaborated with London’s innovative shoe designer Joanne Stoker to debut his first shoe line during London Fashion Week Spring 2013. The 12-piece, Indian-inspired collection of platform stilettos will be available early next year. [She Finds]

Kelly Osbourne has certainly gone through a style evolution since her days as the rebellious daughter of Ozzy and Sharon on MTV’s The Osbournes. Now, the style and Fashion Police star says she prepping to design her own line for full-figured femmes. [Fashionista]

Style.com is continuing to make its mark on the digital fashion world by heading east. The Condé Nast site will be the first from the publishing company to launch in the Middle East. First stop: Arabia this October. [WWD]

Alistar Carr now has a new boss to answer to. The Balenciaga, Cacharel, Marni, and Pringle alum is headed over to McQ as its new Head of Design under Creative Director Sarah Burton. Carr’s McQ collection will debut during pre-fall 2013/14. [VOGUE UK]

Capsule collections continue their fashion reign, and next to join the movement are Parisian label Carven for fellow French brand Petit Bateau. The nine-piece collection for children and adults will be available at Petit Bateau stores on December 5th and will range in price from $65 to $325. [Telegraph UK]

Three years after courts ruled in Chanel‘s favor, the decision in World Tricot‘s case against the prestigious brand has been reversed. Originally accused of breach of contract and counterfeiting for allegedly copying a 2009 World Tricot design, Chanel now has to pay nearly $263,000 to the knitwear firm. [VOGUE UK]