Style Scoop: Hamish Tells All, Dine Like Valentino, Zara Gets Faster


Vogue’s editor-at-largeHamish Bowles is penning a tome telling all about the costume institute starting with Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years and ending with the Charles James: Beyond Fashionexhibit. The work will include photographs by Vogue favorites like Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, Craig McDean and Mario Testino andgo on sale September 23. [Glam Chic]

Don’t you wish you could dine like an emperor? Now you can, with Italian designer Valentino Garavani’snew book, Valentino: At the Emperor’s Table. “I am very often alone and enjoying my houses,” Valentino said. “Entertaining 30 or one is the same, the food has to be on a beautiful plate.” And if that wasn’t enough experience for you, lest we forget, he housed the Kardashian klan to celebrate Kimye’s nuptials. We’ll take two, please. [British Vogue]

Fast fashion is set to get even faster. Zara is introducing a new frequency-based tagging system that will help move things along at lightening speed. Meaning, sold out items—like that Chanel-inspired pearl necklace and their infamous skort—can be replenished quickly and more sizes will be available. Our wallets curse the day you were born, Zara. [The Cut]

Tuesday night, Macy’s private label bar III stepped into new territory, launching a line of shoes for women. The launch was celebrated with a fete at Milk Studios in New York City with live performances MisterWives, Lily Lane and DJ Harley Viera-Newton spun on the ones and twos. The shoes will be priced from $49 to $199 and will go on sale in August. “We're excited that the bar III customer can now dress in our brand from head to toe,” says Nancy Slavin, SVP Marketing at MMG. “The shoe collection is the perfect complement to our collection of ‘wear to work, wear out’ apparel and accessories, and we can't wait to hear what our customers think.” [Glam Inbox]

Call off the search for your perfect fall bag. Dannijo has you covered. Sisters Danielle and Jodie Snyder, the brand’s designers announced that they will be expanding their empire with a new handbag line. Get your first look here. [Glam Chic]