Style Scoop: Net-A-Porter Picks up Proenza Schouler, Is Cara Delevingne Miss Vogue?, Downton Abbey Does Lifestyle

By  April 30, 2013

Nothing like a little sand, sun, and surf. Proenza Schouler‘s exclusive collection for Net-A-Porter gives us the latter of the bunch just in time for us to venture to coastal locales. Design duo Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez debuted a capsule on the site yesterday that they told Vogue UK “was based on some of our favorite pieces from past pre-spring collections and riff on the idea of surf-inspired classics.” The nine-piece range runs from $215-$1475. [Racked]

Who is the new Miss VogueVogue UK has been teasing the arrival of its inaugural booklet, but a commenter on its site seems to have solved that mystery. Though the issue isn’t slated to hit stands until May 6th, a member of the UK glossy’s site announced that none other than Cara Delevingne is the cover star thanks to the early arrival of her new issue. [Vogue UK]

You no longer have to settle for Downton Abbey from the comfort of your couch; its mark can now be found in the confines of you closet. Gareth Neame, executive producer of the award-winning show, confirmed that fans will soon be able to purchase clothing and home furnishings licensed by the program. “We’ll be working across an entire range of products coming out this year,” he said in an interview with CNBC. “From fashion, apparel, and homeware, and furniture to wallpapers, beauty products, and stationary.” [GlamChic]

Jewel pusher Jill Golden is bringing and international eye to J. Crew this season with two exclusive bangles. The New York-based designer worked with female Rwandan artisans through the Indego Africa nonprofit to design bracelets crafted with Japanese beads, Swarovski crystals, and brass plates. Both baubles are on sale now fro $88-$95. [ELLE]

It’s no secret that Miuccia Prada was sought out by The Great Gatsby costume director Catherine Martin to bring the Roaring 20′s classic to life. In an exclusive chat with WWD, the pair discuss how the chic collaboration came about, all in time for the opening of a Gatsby exhibit at Prada’s SoHo flagship. [WWD]

Dannijo isn’t the only dotcom branching out to the brick-and-mortar space. Fab, an e-tailer that connects members with design deals, opened its first physical retail space in Hamburg, Germany. Ikea… beware! [Fast Company]

Band of Outsiders is continuing its Polaroids campaign, this time enlisting indie star Greta Gerwig for the task. Gerwig joins Frank Ocean and Amy Adams as the new face of the California-cool label. [T Magazine]