Style Scoop: Kanye West vs. Hedi Slimane, Cathy Horyn Cuts Off MFW, Google Nexus Covers Up in Kenzo

By  September 24, 2013

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If you thought Hedi Slimane‘s friction ended with New York Times editor Cathy Horyn, listen to track number three from Yeezus. In an interview with BBC Radio 1’s Zane LoweKanye West confirmed that the controversial “I Am A God” was in response to Slimane’s request that he only attend Saint Laurent’s show during Paris Fashion Week and forgo other invitations. Lesson learned: can’t tell ‘Ye nothin’. [Fashionista]

You can’t tell Horyn anything either. The venerable fashion critic dressed down for Milan Fashion Week, attending Saturday’s shows in a pair of denim shorts—something other FROW-ers wouldn’t dare do. “It’s just hot, that’s all,” Horyn told a reporter from New York Magazine about her look. “They’re comfortable and I’m working…  Plus, the last thing I would want is for anybody to write about my clothes.” [The Cut]

Earlier this summer, a Google Nexus 7 landed in my goodie bag. Months later, I’ve yet to find a fashion-friendly cover for my new piece of tech… until now. Google tapped Kenzo to design a clutch for the tablet based on the brand’s “[investment] in a digitalized framework to democratize fashion and make it accessible.” [WWD]

An Hermès  handout: The Parisian powerhouse released a free Silk Knots app that provides steps on styling its $410+ scarves as head wraps, belts, and even dresses. [Style]

Here’s your quintessential guide to style, courtesy of the Boogie Down Bronx: customize finds from the thrift shop, dress up a laid-back look with flashy accessories, and rock sneakers with big tongues. [The New York Times]

Though fall may usher in muted tones and neutrals, Fabergé is entering the season with The Art of Colour. The house launched a Camilla Åkrans-shot campaign that features luxurious rubies, emeralds, and sapphires integrated into classics like Emotion rings, egg pendants, and cocktail rings. Expect the ad to launch globally in October. [GLAM Inbox]

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival just got a major style infusion. Todd Oldham is curating a pack of designers, interior decorators, and artists to design a capsule for the festival’s 30th bow in January 2014. The set includes a tee from rocker Dave Grohl, a fringe bag from Anna Sui, and a tote to carry the commemorative collection in. [WWD]

I’ve spied, with my very own eyes, polka-dotted signage welcoming a SoHo Sass + Bide. [Racked]

Here’s to a haute Halloween: Charlotte Olympia is launching a collection of shoes and bags inspired by ghouls and goblins. Expect gold bats, glow-in-the-dark skeletons, and fierce fangs to adorn satin pumps, suede sandals, and the brand’s famed kitty flat. [WWD]

Just when you thought Louis Vuitton couldn’t get pricier, on October 1, it will. The brand re-hired its former accessories designer Darren Spaziani, who’s been charged with designing “very high-end” leather accessories for men and women. [Fashionista]