Style Scoop: Karl Lagerfeld Classes Up Fossil, Get Council Courtesy of DVF, Net-A-Porter Taps Natalia Vodianova

By  February 28, 2013

The venerable head of Chanel and Fendi, Karl Lagerfeld has unveiled his sleek, architectural designs for Fossil watches. Priced from $150 to $595, women and men can add Lagerfeld to their respective arm parties with seven new styles, including a band that can be widened or slimmed down with zipper add-ons. That, plus a sketched-out sneak peek at his awaited creations for Melissa shoes, have us going wild for Karl the kaiser. [L.A. Times]

Ever wanted to get advice from your fashion fairy godmother, Diane von Furstenberg? Thanks to her new column with New York Magazine‘s The Cut blog, all you have to do is shoot an email to Dear Diane! [The Cut]

First we get news that Anja Rubik is giving us the chance to walk her way in a collaboration with Giuseppe, and now, we have another model citizen’s shoes to fill. Natalia Vodianova has been recruited by the multimillion dollar company, Net-A-Porter, to design a philanthropic footwear collection. The Russian cover girl created a six-piece collection with Centro, with proceeds being donated to her Naked Heart Foundation. [VOGUE UK]

Hedi Slimane is getting grime-y at Saint Laurent. The head of the house formerly known as Yves Saint Laurent teamed up with Canadian electronic star Grimes for a series of tees inspired by YSL’s “Love” poster campaign, circa 1970. [MTV Style]

If you know anything about the online world of DIY, then you know Erica Domesek, founder of the P.S. — I Made This… blog. Well, we’ve got a P.P.S. for you! Domesek, along with Christine Olsen of the CFDA, and Jen Rubio at Warby Parker have been named Rebecca Minkoff‘s shoe girls for Spring 2013. The designer selected the trio to model her new footwear offerings in a Shoes in the City campaign to spread a little Minkette cheer. [ELLE]

Nothing can keep a good woman down. And if that good woman happens to be 70-year-old designer Betsey Johnson, you can expect a few cartwheels and splits along the way. The quirky style star’s dress line is finally up for sale online, parading a preppy, punky, rock’n'roll aesthetic all the way! [GlamChic]

Don’t call it a comeback — but Carven is bringing its fragrance game back in full force with a new luxurious scent, Carven le Parfum. [WWD]