Style Scoop: Delevingne in D Minor, Bare it like Beckham, LVMH Launches Covetable Prize

By  November 21, 2013

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We were pleasantly surprised when Cara Delevingne sang “I Want Candy” for Katie Grand’s Fall 2013 campaign, and again when she told W Magazine that she wants to make music. So you can imagine the tingling in our ears when she posted photos in the studio with Isabella Summers of Florence and the Machine and Kuk Harrell who’s worked with BeyoncéRihanna, and Mariah Carey. [Fashionista]

The posh employees at Victoria Beckham‘s eponymous label are closer than we think. The British businesswoman revealed that most of her staff has seen her in her skivvies to ensure each design is produced to perfection. [The Cut]

As it turns out, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund isn’t the only way for emerging designers to catapult their career. In May 2014, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton will launch its inaugural Young Fashion Designer Prize with the likes of  Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld, and Phoebe Philo on its jury. The winner of the award will walk away with $405,000 and a year-long mentorship under LVMH authorities. [WWD]

In light of lawsuits and a now controversial Jay Z holiday collaboration, Barneys representatives were a no-show at a New York City Council meeting to discuss security practices and racial profiling accusations. Officials did however issue a statement to the council denying “any involvement in the cases that have so far come to light, blaming the police.” [New York Times]

From hand-drawn sketches and computer-generated designs, to a 24-person quality check, find out how Bulgari brings exquisite combinations of precious metals and stones to life. [T Magazine]

Mike Tyson made up with Evander Holyfield over that whole 1997 ear-biting incident, and Foot Locker’s Weak of Greatness had everything to do with the heavyweight reconciliation. [Mashable]

We wouldn’t quite consider Marge Simpson a style icon du jour, but in a nod to the most famous dresses of all time, she’s been laced in designer wears by illustrator Alexsandro Palombo. See the Springfield staple rock Elizabeth Hurley‘s Versace safety pin dress, Kate Middleton‘s Issa engagement announcement dress, and Audrey Hepburn’s Givenchy LBD from Breakfast at Tiffany’s. [Vogue UK]