Style Scoop: VOGUE Cafe is Going to the Middle East, Lady Gaga’s Bum Behind New Thierry Mugler Clutch, Sneak Peek at Sarah Jessica Parker in ‘Glee’

By  September 26, 2012

Condé Nast is moving in on the restaurant space. By the end of the year, fans of its fashion-forward periodicals will have a chance to dine at VOGUE Café in The Dubai Mall. In 2013, guests of an unnamed five-star hotel will be able to grab cocktails at the GQ Bar. [VOGUE UK]

Belts, baubles, and bags to make you drool. Here are 30 of the most chic and covetable accessories from Milan Fashion Week. [New York Times]

Lady Gaga‘s derrière is the inspiration for a new Thierry Mugler clutch designed by BFF Nicola Formichetti. The bag will be part of Mugler’s first leather goods collection, which Formichetti will debut during his show at Paris Fashion Week. [Grazia Daily]

We’ve been waiting for a sneak peek at SJP for Glee and it’s finally here. Watch Sarah Jessica Parker take on the role of (the fictional) Isabelle Wright, editor of Vogue.com, while interviewing Chris Colfer‘s character, Kurt, for an internship. [GlamChic]

There may be a father-daughter duel at Lacoste in the near future. Sophie Lacoste Dournel, granddaughter to founder of the French brand René Lacoste, took over as president of the company, knocking her father, Michel Lacoste, out of the role. French reports say that Michel preferred his niece as his replacement instead and may even take the decision up in court. [WWD]

Target has become synonymous with all things “on-trend,” and its latest project is capitalizing on that in film fashion. Starting October 2nd, the retailer will release five-minute, romantic comedy shorts, starring Kristen Bell, Nia Long, and Zachary Abel. Falling For You will feature 140 beauty, fashion, and home items which will be available for immediate purchase. [ELLE]

Fashion’s most prominent transgender model, Lea T., made her post-op debut at Milan Fashion Week, opening and closing Philipp Plein‘s Spring 2013 show. [Daily Mail]

Marc Jacobs is opening a few more international boutiques, but with no clothes for sale. Bookmarc, the designer’s retail space for literary finds, will be launching stores in Paris and London, with Chicago and Tokyo to follow. [WWD]

Yes, fall is officially here, but that doesn’t mean you’ve got to lock away the sunnies. In fact, these shades from Westward Learning and Opening Ceremony’s collaboration may make you want to buy a new pair. [ELLE]