Style Scoop: Givenchy’s Victorian-chola Girl, Kanye West Performs in Paris, Vogue Editor Offends On Instagram


While plenty of starlets showed up for Givenchy fall 2015, not even Kim Kardashian’s newly platinum locks could’ve stolen the show from Riccardo Tisci’s ornate collection. Katy Perry, Jessica Chastain, Amanda Seyfried and, of course, the Wests, all sat front row at the hottest ticket at Paris Fashion Week. The collection is best described by Tisci himself: the “Victorian-chola girl,” whose look was comprised of rich velvet dresses, corseted jackets and a heavy helping of face jewelry. []


Kanye West pulled off an impromptu concert on Saturday night at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, the new Frank Gehry art destination in Paris. His performance attracted a huge crowd, as well as praise from his new BFF, Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of LVMH. For West, performing in the space was a special experience and, of course, always about the art: “When I saw it, I was just so in love with the architecture and the modern space and the way they curated the art.” [Women’s Wear Daily]

Vogue’s style editor-at-large Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis stirred up controversy after posting a photo on her personal Instagram that showed a homeless woman reading the magazine. The caption read: “Paris is full of surprises…and @voguemagazine readers even in unexpected corners!” The German princess’ photo attracted a lot of criticism, and after attempting to defend the post she finally deleted it and posted an apology message. [Page Six]

On Monday, Nordstrom launched its Nordstrom + Piece & Co. collection, a capsule group of apparel and accessories created with eight brands out of handmade materials and fabrics that were sourced from artisans around the world. Piece & Co. works to provide sustainable employment opportunities to female artisans, and has created thousands of jobs for women in more than 30 countries. The capsule collection features items created in collaboration with Piece & Co. and Alice + Olivia, Current/Elliot, DVF, Joie, Rebecca Minkoff, Theory, The Honest Company and Tory Burch. [Glam Inbox]

Ann Taylor teamed up with The Coveteur to take a look into the lives of three Changemakers: Sarah Slutsky (Stylist, Cinematique), Jen Steele and Anna Gray (co-founders of Girls I Know). The Changemakers series launched last spring, but these recent stories feature the women dressed in Ann Taylor looks, as styled by The Coveteur and are fully shoppable via Cinematique. [Glam Inbox]