Style Scoop: Kanye on Kimmel, André Leon Talley Talks Kim K., Cosmo Gets Political

By  October 10, 2013

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Last night, Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel seemingly made up from their trending, Twitter “rap feud.” To seal the proverbial deal, Kimmel even gifted West a pair of leather jogging pants (a nod to ’Ye’s Fendi plea) for little Nori… because, you know, she needs more fabulous wears in her designer-heavy closet. [GLAM Chic]

As for mommy Kim Kardashian, the reality TV star has a new fan… in André Leon Talley. “If you had said ‘Kim Kardashian’ to me a year ago, I would have said, ‘Oh please! No, no,’” he said during his 92Y talk with Fern Mallis. “But I just met her in Paris, and she’s a sweetheart when you meet her. I must say, she’s way above Honey BooBoo.” [StyleCaster]

Operation Cosmo-politics is in full swing. Editor-in-chief (and Jawbone UP proponent) Joanna Coles is slowly but surely introducing features to her magazine about policy issues that affect women’s health and well-being… outside of the bedroom. [Washington Post]

Net-A-Porter.com could be selling out… again. The luxury e-tailer is reportedly toying with the idea of a new merger or acquisition just three years after being bought by Compagnie Financière Richemont. [WWD]

Matthew Williamson and Karlie Kloss, take two. After teaming up for Williamson’s Lindex campaign, Kloss joined the English designer again, this time for his Styled by Matthew Williamson spot. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

Fendi Casa has a new home. The décor arm of the Italian luxury brand has set up shop on Madison Avenue with a hard launch expected for the 23rd of this month. [Racked]

Robert Lee Morris is bringing sterling silver, iconic collections, and current trends to your fingertips with the launch of e-commerce. [GLAM Inbox]

Parsons is fixed on the faux. The New School for Design is partnering with The Humane Society and Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs for a faux fur design competition. Participants will be tasked with integrating faux fur into womenswear, menswear, children’s wear, and/or accessories for their senior thesis collections. [Humane Society]

“Hold On, We’re Going Home” … with Reem Acra. The designer let New York Design Hunting into her haute haven, an immaculate space accented with gold-leafed cabinets, wallpaper inspired by her eponymous clothing line, and refinished doors from Beirut. [Curbed]

Want to be a supermodel? Here’s your chance. V Magazine has joined forces with Ford Model Management to give an aspiring muse her big break and the title of “The Next Female Face of Fashion.” [V Magazine]