Style Scoop: Nicholas Kirkwood’s Victoria’s Secret Shoes, ZARA is World’s Largest Retailer, DVF Honored by Phoenix House

By  November 09, 2012

When there are six scenes of Victoria’s Secret underpinnings being modeled by Miranda Kerr, Joan Smalls, and Karlie Kloss, it may be hard to pay attention to a head-to-toe look. Now that the Victoria’s Secret annual fashion show has had a chance to settle in the minds of Angels-craving citizens, we’ve got to take a look down south… at the show’s amazing Nicholas Kirkwood shoes! The chic British shoemaker designed every single shoe that pranced down the VS runway. Custom kicks and sexy lingerie? Perfect combination, no? [Harper's Bazaar]

What makes ZARA the world’s largest and most profitable fashion retailer? It could be the millions of fans worldwide, including many of our favorite style influencers. Plus with a high-fashion look at an affordable price, who can say no? [The New York Times]

Phoenix House’s annual Fashion Award Dinner took place this week, giving a special salute to Diane von Furstenberg, Bergdorf Goodman president Jim Gold, and Theory founder Andrew Rosen, for their efforts in assisting the non-profit drug and alcohol rehab center. [The New York Times]

On the hunt for some designer gift wrap to set your holiday gifts apart from the others? Rachel Roy, Rachel Zoe, and Simon Doonan have answered that call, contributing to a 21-piece collection of gift wrap rolls for One Kings Lane. What’s best: they don’t come at designer price points. Each design costs a mere $15, perfect for a haute holiday. [ELLE]

Another Christie’s auction is on the way, this time with memorabilia from the biggest names and moment in popular history. The annual Pop Culture auction will include Madonna‘s conical bra from Jean Paul Gaultier, an original photo of Marilyn Monroe in that iconic white dress, a Rolex from the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll Elvis Presley, and a (smashed) guitar from the ever-relevant “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video from Nirvana. All lots will be on display from November 24-28 before going on the auction block on the 29th. [VOGUE UK]

If you’re counting down to eBay’s Holiday Collective sale, featuring goods from Chris Benz, Tibi, and Billy Reid, there’s an early bird special in store for you. Holiday shoppers can download the free eBay app and shop the mobile site a day before it’s open to users of the world wide web. [Racked]