Style Scoop Michael Kors has his Eye on the Prize, Nicolas Ghesquire Speaks for LV, Pursuing Style with the CFDA

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Fresh off of his initial public offering, Michael Kors just signed a deal with Luxottica Group for Michael Kors Collection and Michael Michael Kors Eyewear that will last 10 years beginning in 2015. “We have achieved great success in the new eyewear business and believe that our new partnership will further enhance our luxury image in the optical and sunglass marketplace,” John D. Idol, CEO of Michael Kors, said. [GLAM Inbox]

While Marc Jacobs cranked up the dial with a fresh take on Louis Vuitton, it’s up to Nicolas Ghesquière to create a balance between that newness and the brand’s storied heritage. That means “it’s up to Ghequière to write a language for Vuitton.” We’re sure he’s up to the challenge. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Speaking of writing a language, the Council of Fashion Designers of America have just released their latest tome, what CFDA CEO Steven Kolb describes, “the collective voice of American Fashion.” Oh, and there are illustrations. Pick up your copy of The Pursuit of Style: Advice and Musings from America’s Top Fashion Designers, a guide to making it in the fashion industry, straight from CFDA members. [Fashionista]

If you're on the never-ending quest to build your dream wardrobe, here are five items that every stylish woman needs in her life according to Anna Sui, Jenna Lyons, Betsey Johnson, and Jennifer Fisher. [Glamour]

In case you were wondering, whenever Kate MiddletonwearsJenny Packham, it’s always a collaboration. A great one, indeed. [Elle]