Style Scoop: At Home with Grace Coddington; Lottie Moss, Fashion Critic?; Allure Loses to Yahoo


Vogue’s creative director Grace Coddington completely changed the meaning of bringing your work home. “Photographs became something I no longer did for just work. [Photographer Bruce Weber’s] lifestyle infected me.” Along with anything to do with cats, Coddington’s home is adorned with photographs. Photographs from Vogue? We’d line our walls with those, too. [Wall Street Journal Magazine]

Not one to rest on her modeling laurels, Lottie MossKate’s younger sister, has her eye on different kind of career. “I want to stay in this industry, and I think journalism is quite a good path for me.” A fashion critic slash model? We like the sound of that! [The Cut]

We let a big woohoo when it was announced that Bobbi Brown and Joe Zee would each head up Yahoo’s fashion and beauty verticals but did you know that Allure magazine’s executive editor Susan Kittenplan also joined whatever Marissa Mayer has cooking for the digital magazines? [Fashionista]

Well, this is awkward. Our beloved J.Crew is announcing that “Birkenstocks will be everywhere this summer,” in their spring style guide. The thing is, they were everywhere. Last summer. [Racked]

While we’re on the subject of shoes—how far are you willing to go to wear those designer shoes we clamor to own? Are you willing to shorten your toes? What about lengthen your ties? Perhaps undergo fat-pad augmentation to wear designer shoes in comfort? No? There are women who will. [Glamour]

Start spreading the news! Primark is coming to town! The British retailer just announced plans to open a store in Chicago in the beginning of 2015. More locations are expected to pop up through 2016. So exciting! [GLAM Chic]