Style Scoop: H&M’s Show Was Out of This World, Karl Lagerfeld Fetes Fur, Etsy’s Enormous IPO


H&M’s Paris show was out of this world—literally. Guests arriving at the Grand Palais were transported into a lunar landscape, which served as the backdrop to lots of photos in addition to, yes, a runway show. Models Caroline de Maigret, Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid graced the catwalk as big names watched on. Solange Knowles, Noomi Rapace and “Uptown Funk” singer Mark Ronson were in the audience. [Women’s Wear Daily]


Karl Lagerfeld is a lot of things, but one thing he certainly is not is apologetic. The man (the myth, the legend) has accomplished a lot over the course of his career, and he’s not slowing down anytime soon. In fact, he’s gearing up for a big Fendi haute fourreure event, and has something to say to the haters who are gonna hate (hate, hate, hate): “The problem with fur…For me, as long as people eat meat and wear leather, I don’t get the message. It’s very easy to say no fur, no fur, no fur, but it’s an industry. Who will pay for all the unemployment of the people if you suppress the industry of the fur?” And there’s more there that came from. [The New York Times]

Etsy—you know, that website where you can get literally anything from an Elsa costume to hand knitted socks—filed for an initial public offering that might end up being the largest for a New York-based tech company in 16 years. The company, which was founded in Brooklyn, disclosed its prospectus Wednesday morning with a $100 million placeholder. [Bloomberg]

It’s what we’ve all been waiting for: Cara Delevingne’s big screen debut. The model-turned-actress demonstrates a little bit of what she’s got in the trailer for The Face of an Angel. Good or bad, you can bet we’ll be seeing this film when it hits US theaters in June. [YouTube]

Givenchy is the latest house to strike a deal with Safilo Group, effective January 1, 2016 and running through December 31, 2021. The Italian eyewear company will produce and distribute sunglasses and optical frames for the French couture and ready-to-wear house. Safilo Group produces eyewear for Dior, Fendi, Celine and Jimmy Choo. [Women’s Wear Daily]