Style Scoop: LVMH and eBay Settle, Marc’s New Man, Your Shoes are Too Small


The long drawn out battle between LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and eBay has finally been settled. LVMH and eBay released a joint statement saying that “they have engaged a cooperative effort to protect intellectual property rights and combat counterfeits in online commerce” and “thanks to the cooperation measures put in place, the companies have settled ongoing litigation.” We glad to see that these two retail giants were able to come to terms on the issue of counterfeit goods after eight years. “Thanks to our joint efforts, consumers will enjoy a safer digital environment globally,” Michael Jacobson, senior vice president and general counsel at eBay, and Pierre Godè, vice president at LVMH, said the statement. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Marc Jacobs has appointed a new CEO! Today LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton named former Givenchy chief executive officer Sebastian Suhl, 46, the new CEO at Marc Jacobs. Before Suhl worked at Givenchy, he was at Prada. [Women’s Wear Daily]

If you haven’t had your shoe size checked in the last year, chances are you’re wearing the wrong size. According a study by the British College of Podiatry, it looks like a third of men and more than half of women have worn shoes that don’t fit properly. “I must say I find it interesting because we do only measure our feet as a child and then don't once we are grown – and just assume we are always the same size,” Natalia Barbieri, co-founder and designer of Bionda Castana (an Olivia Palermofave) said. [British Vogue]

Victoria Secret is working with auction website, Charitbuzz, to raise money for Pelotonia, a grassroots bike tour with one goal, to end cancer and fund cancer research. For the first time ever, VS is offering two front row tickets to the show, taking place in London on December 2, complete with access to a VIP after-party, behind the scenes tour and the chance to meet one of the supermodels. You will also have the opportunity to be an Angel for the day and star in your own photoshoot. These packages and many more will be available until July 30 on Charitybuzz. [Glam Inbox]

Banish bare fingers and stack your rings like a pro thanks to this handy dandy GIF! [InStyle]