Style Scoop: Gigi Hadid on Adweek, Cara Delevingne’s Look-alike, Net-A-Porter Gets Courted


We’re used to seeing Gigi Hadid in all the major fashion magazines, but this is a new one. The 19-year-old model graces the cover of Adweek’s “Millenial Issue” because of her “social media clout.” Hadid’s social presence has definitely helped her land major contracts. To Leonardo Chavez, Maybelline’s global brand president, her social following was one of the reasons the brand hired her: “[Gigi] is extremely relevant for the millennial consumer, not only because of who she is externally—her beauty, her fashion, her style, her sexiness—but also because she is a girl that has amazing confidence, has amazing drive and is willing to share that with women through social channels.” [Adweek via Fashionista]

Cara Delevingne has a bushy-browed lookalike. Fourteen-year-old Olivia Herdt is attracting a lot of attention (she hasn’t caught Cara’s yet) on Instagram after posting a photo on her page that features half of her own face beside half of the supermodel’s face. The resemblance is pretty uncanny: see it for yourself. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

It was reported last week that Amazon was in talks to buy e-commerce giant Net-a-Porter, but now it looks like Yoox is swooping in. Compagnie Financiere Richemont confirmed that discussions are underway “regarding a potential business combination between Yoox and The Net-A-Porter Group Ltd.” [Women’s Wear Daily]

Rent the Runway will open its fourth retail store on April 30 in Chicago. Located at 710 North Wabash Avenue in the Gold Coast neighborhood, the boutique will feature more than 300 designers, and dressing rooms will be decked out with selfie mirrors and iPad minis to aid in the selection process. The store will rent everything from dresses, separates and outerwear to jewelry, handbags and sunglasses. Customers will be able to book individual styling sessions for $25 for a one-on-one experience. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Nicole Richie will host the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Future of Fashion runway show on Thursday, April 30 in New York. The style icon and creative director will MC the highly-anticipated show that features standout designs from FIT’s most promising students. Other notables involved in this year’s show include Phillip Lim, Reem Acra and Bryan Boy. [Glam Inbox]