Style Scoop: Jimmy Choo Headed for IPO, Bare it Like Beckham, Cher’s Fashion Farewell


A pair of Jimmy Choo’s could soon set you back $1.7 billion. The Labelux-backed brand is reportedly up for an IPO that will offer a minority stake in the shoe company, much like LVMH is said to be considering for Marc Jacobs’ namesake line. [Glam]

No country for GiseleAlessandra Ambrosio, or Candice Swanepoel. Though all have stunned in their underpinnings, designer Tommy Hilfiger has crowned David Beckham the sovereign of skivvies. [Vogue UK]

Michael Kors continues to claim its stake in Manhattan real estate. After planning for locations in SoHo and Brookfield Place, MK signage signals that the brand is set to open up shop at Columbus Circle, too. [Racked]

The man behind Cher’s most iconic looks is severing creative ties with the singer. Due to “professional and business commitments” Bob Mackie announced that he would be unable to collaborate with Cher for what is likely her final tour. “After all these years of collaborating, it is like turning down your own little sister,” he said in a statement. “And how many guys have a little sister like Cher?” [Style]

Sneakers: an American staple on, and off, the court. Slam Magazine editor Ben Osborne is offering sneakerheads a comprehensive breakdown of the shoe’s domination in sport and style with Slam Kicks: Basketball Sneakers that Changed the Game. With features on the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star, Nike Air Force One, and more, the tome will cover “ the technical advancements found in the shoe, the athletes who made the shoe famous, and the cultural waves the footwear has made off the basketball court.” [The Daily Beast]

An American in Paris: Cameron Russell landed her first Vogue Paris cover for the glossy’s April issue, shot by Mario Testino on sunny South Beach. [Fashion Gone Rogue]