Style Scoop: Robert Duffy’s Fountain of Youth, Gardening by Tory Burch, Carven Shipping Out to SoHo

By  October 24, 2013

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Now that his job alongside Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton is done, Robert Duffy says he’s feeling forever young. “It was funny, I had to go to a meeting the day after we made the announcement, and I walked into the room, and everybody said, ‘You look so much younger today’” he told Vanity Fair. “And I said, ‘You know what, it’s the first time in my adult life I am going to be working one job.’” [Vanity Fair]

MercBar’s deteriorating 151 Mercer mainstay will soon be Tory Burch’s new treasure. The billion-dollar brand—and it’s newly launched beauty arm—will build a five-story shop there, complete with a rooftop garden—that is, if New York City Landmarks approves. [New York Post]

Further down the block, at 83 Mercer Street, Parisian prêt-à-porter house Carven will be opening its doors on November 4. [Racked]

You know that whole smokey eye syndrome we’ve acquired for fall? Well Doutzen Kroes is giving us new reason to perfect the look in the latest issue of Industrie Magazine. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

Hello New York, and happy Giorgio Armani Day! Not only has October 24 been named in honor of the Italian clothier by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, today marks the first time, ever, that Mr. Armani will show is Armani Privé collection in the NYC. [GLAM Chic]

Another day, another haute brand headed to Brooklyn. This time, it’s Sandro in the borough’s trendiest ’hood, Williamsburg [WWD]