Style Scoop: Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly, Book of Michael Jackson’s Style Out Soon, Nicole Richie at Teen Vogue Fashion U

By  October 11, 2012

Ever wonder who was behind Michael Jackson‘s extravagant style? Michael Bush, Jackson’s personal dresser for 25 years, has a new book that will let you in on the King of Pop’s style secrets. The King of Style: Dressing Michael Jackson gives fans an intimate look at the singer’s signature military jackets, that red stunner from “Thriller,” and his blinged-out glove. Get your copy for less than $30 on Amazon. [New York Post]

While the world awaits the epic Grace of Monaco biopic that documents Grace Kelly‘s bureaucratic rise, there’s an official image of Nicole Kidman in the starring role floating around the web. We’ve already seen Kidman’s transformation into the classic Hollywood star on set, and this first look of the actress as Kelly just leaves us wanting more. [Refinery 29]

Chanel’s fine jewelry collection, Bijoux de Diamants, turned 80 this week, and Manhattan’s most fashionable were out to celebrate the accessory line. Among the attendees were Elle Fanning (who was featured in Chanel’s Little Black Jacket exhibit), Alexa Chung (appropriately styled in a look from Chanel Resort 2013), and Blake Lively making her first public appearance since marrying Ryan Reynolds in Chanel Fall 2012. In celebration of the line, Chanel is also reworking Coco Chanel‘s original jewelry designs into a 2012 collection. [Huffington Post]

Is KimYe coming out with their own Kollection? The rumor mill is churning with news that Kim Kardashian and beau Kanye West are working on a fashion line together. If so, it would join their respective fashion empires, with Kardashian’s mononymous line with sisters Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian at Sears, West’s high fashion label Dw by Kanye West, and his Guiseppe Zanotti collaborations, among others. [Grazia Daily]

Next weekend, Teen Vogue is bringing Fashion University to the Hudson Theater in New York City, where 525 women will get a crash course weekend in Fashion 101. “Deans” of the style sessions include Vogue‘s creative director Grace Coddington, House of Harlow’s Nicole Richie, designers Phillip Lim and Oliver Theyskens, and editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, Amy Astley. Get full panel bios here and if you’re not lucky enough attend in person, register for the $24.95 webinars. [LA Times]

This November, W magazine will include its first “The Shot” feature, an annual competition held by the glossy in search for the next big thing in fashion photography. This year, six young photographers are up for the honor, which includes the chance to shot a feature for next year’s September issue. [The New York Times]