Style Scoop: Rita Ora Sneaks out in Superga, Acne is Dog-gone Crazy, Opening Ceremony Goes to Spring Break

By  March 15, 2013

Roc Nation royal Rita Ora is stamping Superga’s latest campaign with her signature platinum locks and red pout. The “How We Do (Party)” singer-cum-NEXT model is the face of the UK sneaker company’s Spring 2013 campaign, replacing It girl Alexa Chung after her six-month stint with the brand. [MTV Style]

We never thought we’d see that day that we’d covet canine style, but thanks to Acne’s latest ads, that moment has dawned. The brand partnered with famed dog photographer William Wegman to shoot his own Weimaraners in items from Acne’s Resort 2013 and Spring 2013 collections. Talk about polished pooches! [Racked]

While college students across the nation hit tropical climates and coastal beaches in honor of spring break, Opening Ceremony is releasing a collection inspired by the 2013 indie hit Spring Breakers next week. OC is taking a cue from the characters of Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens in the Florida dramedy, crafting a capsule full of bright bikinis, mesh tops, and sweats made with help from the film’s costume designer Heidi Bivens. OC x Spring Breakers will be available online on March 22nd. [GlamChic]

You know that made under cover that Nicki Minaj shot for ELLE magazine’s April 2013 issue? Well, the blonde bombshell did more than pose for the camera during the Thomas Whiteside shoot. The American Idol judge took time out for a bit of comic relief, parodying as an ELLE interviewer named Nicole who interviews her superstar alter ego, Minaj. And it’s LOL-worthy, with a lavender lip on top. [Fashionista]

Months after his British Fashion Council win, Nicholas Kirkwood‘s star may soon be shining even brighter. The footwear designer is reported to receive some major backing from LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, joining the French conglomerate’s luxury portfolio. Neither Kirkwood nor LVMH has released a statement on the speculation. [VOGUE UK]

Ever need some advice on how to choose the best LBD from your bevy of all-black everything? VOGUE contributing editor André Leon Talley is to the rescue! His new book, Little Black Dress will hit shelves on April 2nd, with spotlights on Chanel’s iconic Ford dress, Audrey Hepburn‘s major Givenchy moment (Breakfast at Tiffany’s is all you need to know), and even Marc Jacobs‘s Comme des Garçons moment at the 2012 Met Gala. [New York Magazine]

During NYFW’s September 2012 shows, W Hotels partnered with the CFDA for its Fashion Incubator. As part of the effort, designers like Jonathan Simkhai and Daniel Vosovic opted to take a break from NYC and hit an inspiring locale to help create their Spring 2014 collections. After months of anticipation, we’ve finally got the scoop on which W destinations each Fashion Incubator member will travel to. Burkman Bros. and Simkhai will travel to W Bangkok, Emanuela Duca will head to W Doha, Reese Solomon and Vosovic will both hit W Instanbul, Timo Weiland and Whitney Pozgay are Bali bound, lingerie designer Arielle Shapiro will stay in St. Petersburg, brains behind ISAORA are visiting three West Coast W Hotels, and designers at NUMBER:Lab are hopping across the Atlantic to Barcelona. [GLAM Inbox]