Style Scoop: Louis Vuitton Names New CEO, Anna Wintour on First Lady Michelle Obama, Selena Gomez New Face of Adidas NEO

By  November 21, 2012

There’s a new chief over at Louis Vuitton. Former Group Danone yogurt executive, Jordi Constans, has been named the new CEO of LVMH, succeeding Yves Carcelle. Carcelle will not be leaving the company completely; he’ll instead operate as the head of the Louis Vuitton Foundation, a museum that houses the brand’s art collection in Paris. [WSJ]

Fashionistas far and wide have been waiting for VOGUE editor-in-chief Anna Wintour‘s interview to run in the Telegraph and it’s finally here. Aside from musings on how working at British publications was great training and her view on her own “celebrity,” Wintour explains how First Lady Michelle Obama reshaped womenswear in the U.S. by wearing designers like Jason Wu and Azzedine Alaïa instead of traditional first lady garb. [New York Magazine]

Selena Gomez seems to be following in her on-again, off-again boyfriend, Justin Bieber‘s tracks. The singer, who also appears on Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year list, has been named a style icon for the Adidas NEO label, like Bieber was last month. Our only question is, will we see the duo in an ad together? [GlamChic]

Yoko Ono is trying her hand at menswear. The renaissance woman will be debuting an 18-piece collection exclusively for Opening Ceremony next week. Ono drew inspiration for the line from a 1969 sketch she gave to late husband John Lennon on their wedding day. Her creations will be in OC stores in New York and Los Angeles on November 27, with openings in London and Tokyo to follow. [WWD]

Tea time just got a little more trendy. The Berkeley hotel in London has launched a new Prêt-à-Portea Fall 2012/2013 collection that turns break time pastries into designs fresh off the runway. This season, pastry chefs at the hotel’s Caramel Room fashioned treats after Fendi boots and Marc Jacobs jackets for some delectable, designer bites. [The Berkeley]

One of Carrie Bradshaw’s favorite shoe designers, Manolo Blahnik, received a huge honor from the British Fashion Awards. The high-heel maven was awarded the BFA’s 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award for his more than four decades in footwear design. Blahnik will be presented with the accolade on Tuesday, November 27 during the BFA’s annual ceremony. [VOGUE UK]

We all know about the successes of Andrej Peji?, the androgynous model who works off the men’s and women’s boards at his various agencies like Storm in London and DNA Models in New York City. Now, there’s a woman who’s been contracted to work exclusively off the male roster at one of the top modeling agencies in the world. Meet Casey Legler, whose afternoon helping out a photographer friend by posing in an editorial shoot turned into a contract with Ford Models. [The Cut]