Style Scoop: Carine Roitfeld Unites Fashion and Beauty, NYFW Will Soon Have A Home, Is DKNY Looking For A New Creative Director?
Carine Roitfeld might be Harper’s Bazaar’s Global Fashion Director, but with her latest project, she’s proven that she knows a thing or two about beauty. The glossy unveiled Roitfeld’s latest feature, titled Beauty Queens: Where Beauty Meets Fashion. It spotlights models Gigi Hadid, Jing Wen, Laura James, Anna Cleveland, Ondria Hardin, Antonia Wilson, Kitty Hayes, and Paige Reifler. The feature appears in the May issues of all 32 editions of the magazine. [Glam Inbox]
It remains to be seen where New York Fashion Week will call home next season, but it seems that the “folks at IMG” are “very, very darn close to making an announcement very, very soon,” said CFDA CEO Steven Kolb. According to WWD, IMG is choosing between a few locations before it posts up in its more permanent location at Hudson Yards: Skylight at Moynihan Station on W. 33rd Street; Skylight Clarckson Square; and a Tribeca pier, which would require a tent and infrastructure situation. [Fashionista]
What would you do with two more inches? Iris Apfel answers that question in a new video for Conde Nast Traveler, which celebrates the magazine’s larger format and increased trim size (it will debut with the September 2015 issue). Watch the video and try not to become obsessed with her. [Glam Inbox]
DKNY might be looking for a new creative director. Sources told WWD that Caroline Brown, chief executive officer of Donna Karan International, is said to be looking to the young designer market to come up with a candidate for the role. Public School, Prabal Gurung and Andrea Lieberman (of A.L.C.) are rumored to be in the running for the position. [Women’s Wear Daily]
Stuart Weitzman is launching Instagram-based ads on Wednesday. The campaign will feature Cinemagraphs (a photography and video hybrid) that highlight the brand’s spring styles—and they will be exclusive to social media. Stuart Weitzman will also remarket the campaign to Facebook users after they have already seen it on their Instagram feeds. By doing this, Stuart Weitzman hopes to increase media spending on Facebook/Instagram by more than 300 percent in 2015. [Women’s Wear Daily]