Style Scoop: Google Glass Gets Help from Warby Parker, Marchesa Half Takes on J.C. Penney, Calla x Comptoir des Cotonniers

By  February 21, 2013

The tech revolution we’ve all been waiting for is reportedly getting a stylish upgrade. Google Glass (seen above at Diane von Furstenberg‘s Spring 2013 show), the Internet corporation’s web-connected specs, are rumored to be getting some help from Warby Parker to design more fashionable frames to combat the geeky glasses look. [Racked]

We’re eight days away from a major reveal for fans of Marchesa. On March 1, Georgina Chapman, one-half of the brand’s design duo, will debut her Pearl by Georgina Chapman line of special occasion gowns at 500 J.C. Penney retailers nationwide. That means you’ll soon be able to spring for a designer touch at $250 or less. [GLAM Chic]

Toronto designer Calla Haynes is headed to Paris. Known for her use of prints in namesake label Calla, Haynes will be partnering with Comptoir des Cotonniers and its new creative director Amélie Gillier for its first capsule collection in time to revamp your summer wardrobe. [WWD]

New York Fashion Week set off the Fall 2013 season with a new social media craze this year, the Vine app. While we’re stamping our imprint on the gif-friendly Instagram 2.0, here’s a round-up of the best clips posted on the service during the shows, from Betsey Johnson, Christian Siriano, Calvin Klein, and more! [The Cut]

From Gucci and Valentino, to Uniqueness, Alessandra Facchinetti has been named the new creative director of luxury Italian label, Tod’s. [VOGUE UK]