Style Scoop: Miranda Kerr Shines in Swarovski, Freida Pinto’s Black Magic, Juicy’s $195 Million Deal

By  October 08, 2013

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She wore a blinged-out Swarovski bra during her days as a Victoria’s Secret siren, but now, Miranda Kerr is extending her rapport with the brand as the face of its new campaign lensed by Nick Knight. [Swarovski]

Six is Freida Pinto‘s lucky number. The Indian actress landed her second cover for Vogue India, distancing herself from the Slumdog Millionaire feature in March 2009 and lacing up in enchanting sable wears. [Huffington Post]

With Kate Spade emerging as its most profitable brand, Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc. has sold Juicy Couture to Authentic Brands Group for a cool $195 million. [Reuters]

If you want to dress like the girls of Girls, hit the thrift shop like show costume designer Jenn Rogien. She name drops Beacon’s Closet as on of her go-to stores for getting Lena Dunham and company in character. As for plans to start her own clothing line, Rogien offers “Never say never.” [Vogue UK]

Iggy Azalea has work, work, work, work, worked her way on to the cover of Paper magazine. The Australian rapper posed for the glossy’s “Nightlife” issue in grunge pieces from Saint Laurent (of course!), Burberry Prorsum, and Marc Jacobs, with a disco ball on top. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

Becoming a fashion designer is only a click away. Farncesca Sterlacci, former chair of F.I.T.’s Fashion Design Program, launched the University of Fashion, an online resource where aspiring designers can learn the fundamentals of clothing design for $19.95 a month. [Fashionista]

Need a sign of the times? Then direct your attention to manicured digits. According to Forbes contributor Lee Sheppard, dark nail polish can be an indicator of a bad economy. Go figure. [Forbes]