Style Scoop: Kanye West’s 12.12.12 Kilt, Diane von Furstenberg’s New Book, The WWD 100 Announced

By  December 13, 2012

If there’s one thing we know about Kanye West, it’s that he definitely has a signature style: from his own Dw line and Givenchy shoe collaborations, to his revamp of girlfriend Kim Kardashian‘s wardrobe, he’s into fashion. So when his kilt became the star of the 12.12.12 concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy, we weren’t surprised. [Racked]

Forget the emperor’s new clothes — there’s a new empress in town. Diane von Furstenberg and British writer Camilla Morton are responsible for bringing her to life with their new book collaboration, Diane von Furstenberg and the Tale of the Empress’s New Clothes, a modern-take on the classic tale. [ELLE]

In the world of consumer brands, only one can reign supreme. This year, it was Victoria’s Secret. The lingerie brand claimed the top spot on WWD‘s annual list of the 100 brands that consumers know best. Rounding out the top five were Hanes, Old Navy, Levi’s and Nike. [WWD]

L’Wren Scott has released her first fragrance, exclusively at Barneys, for a cool $195. Alas, we may not all be able to score a one of her fabulous finds à la Alison Williams at the Seventh Annual Women Of Worth Awards, but luckily, we can now smell like it. [GlamBlush]

Are you addicted to fashion? More importantly, are you addicted to shoes? Then FIT’s latest exhibition is for you. The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology is opening its “Shoe Obsession” gallery on February 8, 2013, for fashionistas to experience the fascinating world of footwear. Included on the bill are shoes from Roger Vivier, Pierre Hardy, Nicholas Kirkwood, and the red-soled Christian Louboutin. [GlamChic]