Style Scoop: It’s A Family Affair at Lanvin, MBMJ Reveals Second Social Media-Casted Campaign, Banana Republic Will Show at NYFW


It’s a family affair at Lanvin this spring. The French house tapped into its historic mother-daughter logo by inviting model vets Violetta Sanchez, Pat Cleveland, and Kirsten Owen to pose with their daughters Luz Godin, Anna Cleveland, and Billie Rose Owen. The men’s campaign features siblings Callum and Haydn Rockall and DJ partners Joshua Quinton and Andy Bradin, among others. The campaign will be complemented by a video released mid-February on [Women’s Wear Daily]

Marc by Marc Jacobs’ second social media-casted campaign is here—and it’s no wonder the brand decided to do it a second time. After receiving over 70,000 submissions for the first #castmemarc contest, the brand took to Instagram and Twitter once again to find its spring campaign models. Designers Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley (along with casting director Anita Bitton) chose 11 newbies for their spring 2015 ad campaign. The result is a bunch of David Sims-shot, rave-inspired images…and, yes, they’re awesome. [Fashionista]

Marissa Webb will debut her second collection for (Gap Inc.-owned) Banana Republic at New York Fashion Week in February. The show will take place on Saturday, February 14 at 6pm. Webb, who joined Banana Republic after serving as the head of J. Crew’s womenswear division, will also show the fall collection of her eponymous label the following Tuesday. [Fashionista]

The New York Times is starting a new section: “Men’s Style.” The addition comes with the observation that the paper has been doing a lot of men’s wear stories in the last few months. The section will debut on Friday, April 3, publish the first Friday of each month and run between 12 and 14 pages. Styles editor Stuart Emmrich will oversee the men’s section, with the paper’s fashion writers (Guy Trebay, Matthew Scheier and John Koblin) creating the content. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Costume National took a hands-on approach to sharing its pre-fall collection by showing it at the Art of Elysium gala in L.A. Guests including Johnny Depp, Usher, and James Franco put on their specially designed pajama robes and lay down on beds to watch the runway show while devouring a TV dinner. Fashion show-appropriate PJs—what could be better? [The Cut]