Style Scoop: Kate Hudson for Ann Taylor Holiday, Dior’s 24K Gold Tattoos

By  October 18, 2012

The Kate Hudson for Ann Taylor alliance just keeps on giving, this time for the holidays. The Bride Wars star shot the brand’s winter 2012 campaign at New York City’s Highline Stages with a “deco dinner” serving as the backdrop. Norman Jean Roy is shooting the campaign, which will be released later this month. [ELLE]

You can wear your 24-carat gold baubles in a totally new way, thanks to Dior. Swap out your boldest necklaces and brightest bling for their “Grand Bal” Golden Tattoos: 24-carat gold leaf body art that are fashioned after Dior’s jewelry creations. The collection is designed by Camille Micell, who heads Dior Jewelry, and includes chain-link bracelets, chandelier earrings, charms, rings, and more. The limited-edition collection is available now for $120. [Nordstrom]

Glossybox, the go-to for beauty junkies who want to try new products before they buy, has a new head lady in charge. Susan Naci, formerly of Vanity Fair, is now the company’s CEO and is in charge of expanding the dotcom here in the states while bringing on new beauty brands to the subscription-based community. [WWD]

Uniqlo is going online. The Japanese retailer known for its colorful basics and simple design, (and Leandra Medine), is launching an e-commerce site next week as part of a plan to increase the company’s sales to $10 billion in the U.S. by 2020. With only 5 stores currently in America, Uniqlo execs hope e-commerce will help it compete with big competitors like H&M and Zara. [Reuters]

McDonald’s and its golden arches are not to be moved. The international fast-food retailer is suing the city of Milan for allowing a Prada store to move in on its prime retail space at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Prada already has a boutique at the upscale shopping area, but is moving in on the unit that used to be occupied by McDonald’s for 20 years. [VOGUE UK]