Style Scoop: How They Get Their Wings, Barney’s Baz Dazzled Holiday, Calvin Klein Model Myla Dalbesio Speaks Out


With mere weeks left before the Victoria’s Secret Angels hit the runway in London for the lingerie giant’s annual fashion show, we’re wondering just how much work goes into making those wings. As one might imagine, the process is quite extensive and very detail-oriented, as demonstrated in a short video, which features VS Angel Candice Swanepoel. [The Huffington Post]

Barneys is showcasing more than just festive windows this holiday season. The department store recruited Baz Luhrmann and his wife Catherine Martin (responsible for the sets of works like Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby, to create a spectacle out of the traditional “window” display, which will debut on Thursday. The upcoming Baz Dazzled Holiday campaign will feature live performances and extend to exclusive limited edition gift items. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Calvin Klein unleashed a heated conversation with its new lingerie campaign on Monday, which features a size-10 model alongside straight-sized models Jourdan Dunn and Lara Stone. Myla Dalbesio is on a mission to defend Calvin Klein’s decision not to acknowledge her size or pigeonhole her into any sort of category—and in the process, she’s presenting herself as a fashion force to be reckoned with. This interview is worth a read. [The Cut]

Despite his unending desire to remain anonymous, Martin Margiela has made it known that he approves of the appointment of John Galliano as the creative director of the house he founded. Margiela’s anonymity policy makes it somewhat of a “creative collective,” and the designer never appeared in public or gave interviews. All employees wear identical labcoats to uphold that policy, and Galliano has been spotted at Margiela headquarters in Paris wearing his. [Women’s Wear Daily]

On November 21, Donna Karan and Urban Zen will kick off a six week holiday marketplace at Stephan Weiss Studios on the West Village in New York. The event will feature unique artisanal gifts hand-picked by Karan herself, and ranging from $75-$15,000. All sales will benefit education and the preservation of artisan cultures. [Glam Inbox]