Style Scoop: A Natalie Portman November, ELLE Defends Melissa McCarthy’s Cover, Gaga Stylist Eyes Miley Cyrus

By  October 18, 2013

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Could we have a new purveyor of Parisian chic on our hands? Swathed in Dior Haute Couture on the cover of November’s Marie ClaireBlack Swan beauty Natalie Portman revealed that she is moving to France with her husband, who has been recruited to run the world-famous Paris Opera Ballet. [Marie Claire]

Regardless of what cyber critics have to say about Melissa McCarthy‘s fashion coup, ELLE magazine is standing by its newest cover girl. “On all of our shoots, our stylists work with the stars to choose pieces they feel good in, and this is no different,” the glossy said in response to critics who say McCarthy was covered up due to being a full-figured woman. “Melissa loved this look, and is gorgeous on our cover. We are thrilled to honor her as one of our Women in Hollywood this year.” We concur. [ELLE]

Now that his days as Lady Gaga‘s stylist are behind him, Diesel artistic director Nicola Formichetti is eyeing new fashion prey: Miley Cyrus. [Grazia Daily]

We’re going crazy for Coach clothing! Now under the watchful eye of creative director Stuart Vevers the leather goods brand has launched a full holiday collection with everything from cigarette trousers and silk skirts to weather-appropriate coats—and it doesn’t come cheap. The complete Coach look runs from $128 for belts up to $3,498 for a jaguar print cape. [Coach]

Taylor Tomasi Hill has reached the end of the road as Moda Operandi’s creative director. After two years at the site, Hill announced today as her last via email, writing that “the time has come to move forward with the next chapter.” [The Cut]

After giving music one of its sexiest moments of the summer, it’s only right that Rag & Bone’s DIY dame Emily Ratajkowsi pose for Terry Richardson in a steamy shoot for GQ. [GQ]

SoHo, welcome your newest Wooster Street occupant, Band of Outsiders. [Racked]