Style Scoop: Madonna Poses for Versace, Lana Del Rey Does Beachy-Glam, Carrie Underwood’s Latest Fitness Venture


Madonna is Versace’s newest face—the icon stars in Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott’s spring/summer 2015 campaign shots for the Italian fashion house. Creative director Donatella Versace said, “Madonna is one of the true Versace icons. I’m thrilled to have not only a dear friend, but also today’s leading artist and icon, as the face of Versace.” This is Madonna’s fourth advertising campaign with the brand (the first was in 1995). [Women’s Wear Daily]

Lana Del Rey appears on a special collections edition of Galore magazine. The singer’s boyfriend, Francesco Carrozzini, photographed her in Malibu for the cover story. On display are her gorgeous full lips, bouncy wavy hair and an impeccable cat-eye. Del Rey looks beachy, beautiful, and oh-so happy. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

Carrie Underwood is the latest celebrity—following in the footsteps of Heidi Klum with New Balance, Kate Hudson’s Fabletics, and Brooke Burke’s Caelum—to get into the activewear business. The singer will launch her fitness lifestyle line, Calia by Carrie Underwood, exclusively at Dick’s Sporting Goods beginning March 5. “The inspiration for this line came from my desire to have clothes that seamlessly take me from workouts, to errands, to rehearsals, and beyond,” Underwood said. [Shape]

Instead of going for the expected over-the-top window display, Kurt Geiger is taking a more philanthropic approach to the holidays. The U.K.-based shoe label is donating the funds it would have spent on window decorations to the charity Hope and Homes for Children, which works to end the institutional care of children globally. Customers in Kurt Geiger stores will be invited to donate, as well. Head to to learn more and contribute. [Women’s Wear Daily]

It’s obvious that women tend to dominate New York Fashion Week—and menswear designers of America feel that it’s time to change that. Men’s designers have been lobbying for a fashion week of their own, and the CFDA is catching on. Steven Kolb, chief executive of the CFDA, is spearheading the effort and hopes to raise enough funds to host a Men’s Fashion Week in July 2015. [The New York Times]