Style Scoop: Sass & Bide’s Founders Are Leaving, H&M Teases Alexander Wang, Anna Wintour Has a Golden Heart

By  July 07, 2014

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Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke are leaving Sass & Bide, the Australian fashion label they started together 15 years ago. “Both Heidi and Sarah-Jane have been slowly transitioning out of the business, and its now reached a point where both girls feel confident that the business will go on to grow and thrive without their day-to-day involvement. The girls leave behind a rich legacy of creating a brand that is built on spirit and heart, qualities that are deeply etched in the collections, the communications and its people.” [The Cut]

H&M gave us the first look at their upcoming collaboration with Alexander Wang! The Swedish retailer Tweeted a photo of a pair of boxing gloves with the initials AW on a key chain. Should we assume Wang’s sporty theme is going to carry over into this collection? [Twitter]

Anna Wintour will receive the Michael Kors Award for Outstanding Community Service at the God’s Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards dinner on October 16, World Food Day. “[Wintour has] been an incredible supporter of God’s Love We Deliver, and her dedication to community service knows no bounds,” Michael Kors said. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson is the face of H&M’s summer campaign. The collection is in line with the actress’s personal style, laid back with a personal twist. “ I love to dress down and be comfortable,” but I also love a good chance to get dressed!” Benson said. The collection is made up of structured styles in sheer and solid fabrics in a variety of muted tones. “Everything is super cute,” Benson said of her favorite pieces like, cropped tops, graphic printed tees, and high-waisted skirts. Shop the collection in stores and online now. [GLAM Inbox]

Solange Knowles is on the cover of Lucky magazine for Eva Chen’s August issue. Inside the glossy, Beyoncè’s younger sister addresses #CarterGate, referring to it as “that thing,” saying “What’s important is my family and I are good. What we had to say collectively was in the statement that we put out, and we all feel at peace with that.” She also addresses her sense of style and what we can expect from her album out this fall. “When I look back at old pictures, my dad was always smartly dressed, my mom had the most elegant beautiful style, and my sister was very into the ‘90s Cross Colours look, and I…” she said. “I just had all of these different things inside of me.” [Lucky]

You’re just one click away from attending Thom Browne’s NYFW show and meeting him, thanks to Publicolor. The NYC based non-profit, launched an online scholarship campaign to send 100 inner-city students to college this fall and some of today’s biggest fashion influencers are pitching into help raise $150,000. If you donate, you could get a designer pillow cover, a private tour of the MET, Michelle Smith of Milly could dress you, or dinner with Barney’s Creative Ambassador, Simon Doonan. Read more about the campaign here. [GLAM Inbox]