Style Scoop: Lupita’s UK Debut, CK’s New Obsession, Saks Big Deal

By  January 14, 2014

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Tinseltown starlet, fashion darling, and Miu Miu muse Lupita Nyong’O is lending her talents to Dazed & Confused. The 12 Years A Slave actress made her colorful UK cover debut for the glossy’s February 2014 issue, perched in Prada. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

The old adage says there’s nothing new under the sun, so it’s just a matter of time before this throwback becomes Calvin Klein’s next big thing. Menswear designer Italo Zucchelli brought dapper CK boys to the yard in sweatshirts emblazoned with Eternity, Obsession, and Escape—names of Calvin Klein’s most-iconic scents. Ladies, we’ve got something else to borrow from the boys. [ELLE]

Here’s looking at you, kid! Saks Fifth Avenue’s new president Marigay McKee, a Harrods alum, is proposing to spend $1.25 billion to revamp the brand and bring in younger, hipper consumers. [Fashionista]

If you’re a young designer breaking into the fashion biz, you can seek sponsorship from the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation, or H&M. The Swedish retailer’s Design Award competition, now in its third year, has unveiled the shortlist for its 2014 honor. Meet the eight finalists now, before January 28th, when one of them will become €50,000 richer, and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Stockholm’s next big thing. [Vogue UK]

We never thought we’d see Groupon enter the fashion flash sale game… until now. The daily deals website just bought discount fashion e-tailer Ideeli for $43 million in a strategic move to expand its “fashion presence and brings great relationships with many of the top brands in apparel.” [WWD]