Style Scoop: Adidas Sues Marc Jacobs, Havaianas Has a Sweet Tooth, and Gisele to Retire
Is four stripes down the sleeve of a track jacket the same as three? That's for the U.S. District Court in Oregon to decide in a trademark infringement case filed today by Adidas against Marc Jacobs. The piece, though, is actually a design from the Marc by Marc Jacobs line, headed by creative and design directors Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley. Another point of complication? Marc by Marc Jacobs probably won't even be around by the time the court comes to an agreement. [Fashionista]
Here's a sweet treat from flip-flip fashion empire, Havaianas. In a perfectly sweet partnership, the Brazilian shoe brand has unveiled two limited edition styles of sandals playfully adorned with Dylan’s Candy Bar’s most well-known signature candies. “Dylan’s Candy Bar embraces the colorful and fun spirit of Havaianas, making this a perfectly sweet partnership,” said Tara Wessells, said Senior Merchandise Manager at Havaianas. The flip-flops will retail for $30 and can be purchased at Bloomingdales, Lester’s, and Havaianas and Dylan’s Candy Bar online or in stores. [Glam Inbox]
This month's São Paulo Fashion Week may be the last time Gisele Bundchen walks the runway–the catwalk superstar is officially retiring. Even though she strutted her stuff for Chanel and Colcci just last year, the 34 year-old has determined it's time to give her a body a break and pursue other passions. [Huffington Post]
Carrie Bradshaw fans, we suggest you head to Vegas this weekend! Sarah Jessica Parker will launch a Zappos Couture pop-up shop in the city of sin this Friday, April 17th to Saturday, April 18th at The Shops at Crystals Aria Las Vegas. Her latest line of hot heels and stunning stilettos, named the “The Strip Collection,” will be sold at the Las Vegas pop-up shop and online at ZapposCouture.com. Parker will also make personal appearances both days of the event to greet shoppers. [Glam Inbox]
We love the sound of this: effortlessly chic, minimalism style brand COS has partnered with New York- based studio Snarkitecture for this year's Salone del Mobile. The 3D installation reflects the brand's core DNA, focusing on clean lines, the ambiguity of transparency, and the transformation of the everyday into something extraordinary. “As a brand which takes inspiration from the entire design world, to work with designers that combine art and architecture in their approach has been both exciting and refreshing.” Karin Gustafsson, Head of COS Womenswear Design explained. Take a peek at the exhibit here.