Style Scoop: Daft Punk Takes Saint Laurent Paris, Tory Burch Toasts to Fragrance, Happy Birthday Victoria Beckham!
The newest ad for the Saint Laurent Music Project has landed with Daft Punk. The electro-pop pair now join Courtney Love, Marilyn Manson, and Kim Gordon for the series of black-and-white portraits. And it appears the Daft Punk duo have had a standing relationship with creative director Hedi Slimane. They wore Slimane's suits for their 2001 effort, Discovery and were recruited to soundtrack his Saint Laurent debut last fall. [The Cut]
Our bank accounts may look nothing like billionairess Tory Burch's, but pretty soon, we can smell like her. Her licensing deal with Esteé Lauder has her namesake label on track to release its first fragrance in October. [WWD]
Today, it's all about B—Victoria Beckham, that is! The Spice Girl-turned-high style designer turns 39 today. With the relocation of her eponymous line to the U.K. and the recent launch of an e-commerce site, the purveyor of posh has plenty to celebrate. [Grazia Daily]
H&M is following up itsBeyoncé collaboration with athletic fare. The retailer has signed a four year agreement to dress its native Swedish Olympic and Paralympic teams for winter and summer games through 2016 when the international competition hits Brazil. [VOGUE UK]
We've got Leandre Medine—the fearless NYC blogger who made us feel better about our eccentric sartorial accents—covered. Her first book of essays, Man Repeller: Seeking Love, Finding Overalls, is now available for pre-sale on Amazon, and the twenty-something city girl is aptly decked out in sleek denim overalls for her inaugural tome. [Racked]
Brioni isn't the only designer label lending a hand to Haiti. Donna Karan and nearly 150 members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America joined forces for Fashion for Haiti: One Million Hearts. The eBay campaign will auction off personalized papier mâché hearts from Haitian artists, with proceeds going to Karan's Urban Zen Foundation art and culture efforts there. [GLAM Chic]