Style Scoop: Kim Kardashian is ALT’s Muse, Lena Dunham’s Author Photo Shoot, Incentives to Shop with Mom


Kim Kardashian’s crusade in fashion has just reached higher ALTitudes. Andre Leon Talley has championed the reality starlet as his style muse on Zappos Couture’s blog, Zee Cee, writing “Kim often gets a bad wrap for her fashion choices. I recently ran into her during Paris Fashion Week, at my favorite watering hole, L’Avenue. She had on the most most beautiful Greta Garbo-style wrap coat from Max Mara. It was a huge, cozy, teddy-wool fleece of a coat that she told me Kanye West had personally selected and bought for her. How cool to have Kanye West as the father of your baby, partner and personal stylist. He also said that he like the Riccardo Tisci-designed gown that she wore to the Met Gala last year. So, there’s that. [GLAM INBOX]

DidLena Dunham just shoot the author photo for her first book, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned, out on October 7th? Instagram says yes. She uploaded a photo of herself lying on the floor in a fuzzy pink sweater and high-waisted leopard briefs. [Fashionista]

We’ve been shopping with our mothers since well, birth, but the Wall Street Journal is reporting that this bonding time is entering a whole new social [media] world, with incentives for mother/daughter shoppers like coupons and joint Pinterest boards. Sign us up. [The Cut]

Longing forDownton Abbeyafter the season finale on Sunday? Then head to the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library in Wilmington, Delaware! The space, founded by Henry Francis du Pont, will display 40 costumes in an exhibit titled, Costumes of Downton Abbey. [Glamour]

Almost three years later, we’re still talking about Pippa Middleton’s bum. Or at least she is. “As I have found out, recognition has its upside, its downside and – you may say – its backside,” Middleton said during her first public speech at an event in London. [Us Weekly]