Style Scoop: Thierry Mugler Back at Namesake Brand, Lily Cole Does the Impossible, Adidas Sells Tee to Benefit Boston

By  April 19, 2013

With Nicola Formichetti giving up his post at Thierry Mugler to helm Diesel, it leaves plenty of room for Thierry Mugler, the designer, to get his groove back. The French label’s founder is once again taking control of his eponymous brand, remaining the artistic director of Thierry Mugler Parfums and adding a creative role to company director Joël Palix. Mugler will also expand his own responsibilities… in theater. He will write and direct several stage productions for a 2013 and fall 2014 debut. [GlamChic]

It seems that Lily Cole‘s partnership with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey was more than romantic. The IMG model is launching an altruistic social media site, Impossible, where members will have the opportunity to “engender a peer-to-peer gift economy” where reciprocity is not expected for lending skills, services, and a helping hand. [Telegraph]

In the wake of the tragic Boston marathon explosion, Adidas is honoring victims with a “Boston Stands As One” tee. The shirt, available in men’s and women’s sizes, will be sold for $26.50, a nod to the 26 miles of the marathon course (which, in turn was to commemorate the 26 lives lost in Sandy Hook’s crushing December 2012 shootings). All proceeds from the sale of the tee will go to benefit victims of the attack. [GlamChic]

Carrera is getting a taste of Londontown thanks to a newly-minted deal with Jimmy Choo. The Italy-based brand now has exclusive rights to design, produce, and distribute sunglasses from the Carrera by Jimmy Choo range. [WWD]

Designer Giles Deacon is helping beauty brand Molton Brown cap off its 40th anniversary with a limited-edition snuff lid to cap off your favorite candle. At just £19 (roughly $29), the candle topper will be sold exclusively at Harrods and online. [Grazia Daily]

Everybody’s going green, and the Council of Fashion Designers of America is jumping on board! The fashion association has launched its first sustainability committee, chaired by Loomstate co-founder Scott Mackinlay Hahn and sustainable jewelry artisan Melissa Joy Manning. “I hope that we can encourage designers to embrace our mission,” of more eco-friendly design processes said Manning. “Every step forward we make together will ensure proactive, collective change.” [WWD]

After its Great Gatsby reveal, Tiffany’s has branded Rockefeller Center in its signature shade of blue. The premier jeweler has encased a section of the landmark in a Tiffany box for its Blue Book Gala. The fête will celebrate the Jazz Age and Art Deco-inspired Blue Book jewelry collection. [Racked]

With the Vogue Festival only a week away, organizers of the chic conference has revealed that iconic photographer David Bailey has been recruited as its portraitist. He’ll be responsible for snapshots of the weekend’s speakers, including Michael Kors, Donatella Versace, and Victoria Beckham. [Vogue UK]