Style Scoop: Kathy Griffin Calls It Quits on Fashion Police, RiRi Dons Dior, Cressida Bonas Moves With Mulberry


Kathy Griffin is calling it quits after just 7 episodes on E!’s Fashion Police. The comedienne, who replaced Joan Rivers in January, announced her exit on Twitter explaining, “I discovered that my style does not fit with the creative direction of the show & now it’s time to move on.” This piece of news follows Kelly Osbourne’s exit from the show after Giuliana Rancic came under fire for offensive comments she made about Zendaya’s hair. E! confirmed its plans to run Fashion Police as scheduled, beginning again on March 30 with Rancic, newbie Brad Goreski and executive producer Melissa Rivers. [People]

Rihanna is the latest face to appear in the Dior’s “Secret Garden” series, which (collectively) has more than nine million views on YouTube. The film and print campaign was shot this week by Steven Klein in Versailles and is scheduled to run this spring. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Mulberry launched the first of three short films in its new digital stories series—a dance project featuring actress/model/aristocrat Cressida Bonas (or, more widely known as Prince Harry’s former girlfriend). The film was shot inside an 18th-century Clerkenwell courthouse filled with grass, sunlight and mirrors. Bonas grooves to ESG’s “Dance” track while wearing the brand's Buttercup dress. [Women’s Wear Daily]

The Victoria and Albert Museum toasted late designer Alexander McQueen on Thursday evening in anticipation of Sunday’s opening of the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit. Tastemakers including Kate Moss, David Beckham and Victoria Beckham, Naomi Campbell and Sarah Burton gathered for an opulent dinner and performance by FKA twigs in honor of the sensational show’s opening. [Vogue]

Melissa McCarthy’s women’s collection will launch in August. It will hit department and specialty stores in the US, Canada and the UK for the fall selling season at the same time that an e-commerce site will go live. will not only sell the merchandise, but it will also provide seasonal commentary from the actress on fit, fabric, style and versatility. “My pieces mix and match, because some days we want to be rock ‘n’ roll and some days we want to be more polished,” McCarthy said of her collection. “I love that I’ll be able to chat with other women about fashion and see how they’re wearing my clothes.” [Women’s Wear Daily]