Style Scoop: An ODLR December, Secrets of the Sartorialist, A Shazam App for Style

By  December 09, 2013

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Here’s an Oscar de la Renta deal you can actually afford. Maybe. The New York-based designer will unveil his second exclusive collection for The Outnet, modeled by street style royalty Miroslava Duma, on December 17. Though still pricey, his 19-piece diffusion line runs from $325 to $1,095, a bargain for those who splurge on his ready-to-wear range with ease. [Glam Chic]

If you’ve eyed Scott Schuman‘s work over the past eight years, you’ll know that he’s clicked his way through the saturated fashion blogger game to become on of the biggest influencers in the form. So how does he do it? “I’m just trying to capture my feeling towards that person at that time,” The Sartorialist told The Daily Beast, keeping much of his workflow a mystery. “I don’t know these people, so I’m just imagining what they mean to me at that moment.” In other words, he’ll never tell. [The Daily Beast]

Wonder where she bought that bag or those shoes? Finally, there’s an app for that. Style-Eyes, a Shazam-esque mobile app with “high quality image recognition,” promises to identify clothing items that you crave and let you know where you can find it or similar styles. [Vogue UK]

We, like most of the world, were puzzled when Brad Pitt‘s Chanel No. 5 campaign arrived in October of last year. Still, that didn’t keep it from becoming the ninth most-viewed fashion film on YouTube according to thank tank L2. Perhaps the brand will take a cue from Louis Vuitton the next time it wants to cast a leading man; the house’s L’invitation au Voyage film starring David Bowie comes in at number one with more than 20 million views to date. [Fashionista]

Christian Dior is stepping into a new era. The Raf Simons-helmed brand has recruited shoe designer Francesco Russo to revive its footwear offerings. A Sergio Rossi alum, Russo launched his eponymous shoe label this year, complete with a store on Paris’ Rue de Valois. [Style]

Speaking of Dior, Britney Spears is wearing a look from the house for her January 2014 cover on InStyle. [InStyle]