Style Scoop: Kim Kardashian Loves Her Painted Hermes Bag, What It’s Like To Sit At Valentino’s Table, Alibaba’s Annual Singles’ Day Makes Billions


Kim Kardashian finally debuted the Hermès bag that North West painted for her birthday. Though the bag is not a Birkin (as was widely assumed), Kardashian’s Her bag is still a pricey item. And now, it’s a one-of-a-kind. Certainly, little North’s finger painting only adds more value to the purse, as far as Kimye is concerned. [Page Six]

Valentino’s new book, Valentino: At the Emperor’s Table, documents the designer’s over-the-top dinner parties and provides a how-to on achieving a similar experience in your own home. While the Assouline book, which is available now, is certainly deserves a place on your coffee table, we found a few photos to give you a taste of what you’ll find inside. [The Cut]

Alibaba’s annual Singles’ Day (which falls on November 11) shopping event garnered $9.3 billion in sales, a figure that is nearly double the sales made on the company’s e-tailing platforms during the 2013 holiday. This is the sixth year Alibaba has held its Singles’ Day online shopping campaign, offering discounts from retailers and various promotions. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Sass & Bide is teaming up with Frends to release a limited edition set of headphones. They feature a black and gold chevron pattern on each cap (Sass & Bide’s signature) plus memory foam ear cushions covered in stitched black leather, three-button control on a fabric cord and a zip-up case. The headphones will be for sale this week for $216.27 at and Sass & Bide stores. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Diane von Furstenberg hosted a party to celebrate the London version of her “Journey of a Dress” exhibition. The London show runs through November 18 at the Phillips gallery, and is made up of an installation of vintage wrap dresses and photographs from von Furstenberg’s personal collection, by figures like Peter Lindbergh, Helmut Newton and Francesco Scavullo. [Women’s Wear Daily]