Style Scoop: Ferragamo Brings Back Marilyn Monroe, The Man Repeller for UNIQLO, and Gwen Stefani in McQ for ELLE UK

By  August 31, 2012

October covers are already being plugged, and there’s No Doubt that fans of the original “Hollaback Girl,” will be clamoring for a grab at ELLE UK. Gwen Stefani covers the edition in Peter Pilotto and McQ (how fitting?), and spoke to the mag about her band’s sixth record, “Push and Shove.” [ELLE UK]

Marilyn Monroe is as immortal as ever, thanks to a new book by Salvatore Ferragamo. The Italian luxury house is releasing the aptly titled “Marilyn” as a tribute to the legendary star to mark the 50th anniversary of her death. The collection of photographs, both famous and unseen, will be available September 25. [VOGUE UK]

Counterfeit culture beware: a harsh sentence could be in store. The leader of a Chinese counterfeit ring that was found with more than $15 million of fake Hermès merchandise was sentenced to life in prison. You read that right: life. This goes to show that courts are taking intellectual property very, very seriously. [MarketWatch]

Things are still on the up and up for everyone’s favorite Man Repeller, Leandre Medine. Aside from her sharp blog, recent signing by Creative Artists Agency, and soon-to-come book, the 20-something is now part of Japanese brand UNIQLO’s People Campaign. [Fashionista]

Forever 21 is getting a facelift thanks to Ashley Smith. The 20-year-old Texan-turned-model du jour can be seen in ads for the brand’s fall collection. Most recently, Smith made waves modeling for Diesel’s spring campaign. [NY Daily News]

Ireland “it” boy J.W. Anderson opens up about balancing menswear with womenswear, London Fashion Week, and designing a 90-piece collection for Topshop (Rubik’s Cube included). [The Cut]

Need to catch up on which of your favorite models are fronting Fall 2012 campaigns before the season starts? This list has them all, from Alexander Wang to Zara, and everything in between. [Fashionologie]