Style Scoop: Michelle Williams Pretty In Pastels, Jason Wu Is A Boss, Betsey Johnson Is Set To Split On DWTS


Michelle Williams is back, with a Louis perched perfectly on her arm. The actress fronts her third campaign for Louis Vuitton, shot by Peter Lindbergh. In the campaign, she carries the brand’s Capucine and Lockit bags in soft hues of blue and pink. We’ve never wanted to cuddle up with a piece of leather (or go platinum) more than right now. [The Telegraph]

Jason Wu is unveiling a short film as a teaser for his next Hugo Boss collection, which hits the runway September 10. Last year, the designer worked with Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin to mark his first collection for the brand. This year’s short—titled “This Is Boss: The Sequel”—is directed by Marco Brambilla and features model Suvi Koponen. The film is set to Tchaikovsky’s “The Sleeping Beauty.” []

Once Betsey Johnson sends her last model down the runway for her Spring 2015 show, she’s headed straight to the studio. The 72-year-old designer is set to compete on this fall’s Dancing With The Stars with partner Tony Dovolani. If there’s anything you can expect to see in this season’s competition, it’s Johnson’s famous splits. [The Hollywood Reporter]

On Wednesday, Neiman Marcus Group confirmed that it’s opening its first store in New York City in Hudson Yards in 2018. This follows a wave of retail expansion in the coming years with giants like Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys New York, Ralph Lauren, Nordstrom staking (more) claims in Manhattan. Neiman Marcus at Hudson Yards will occupy 250,000 square feet over three levels and anchor the 1 million-square-foot Shops at Hudson Yards. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Curious as to what went on Wednesday evening at Gracie Mansion for a New York Fashion Week kickoff hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio? Major fashion players who were in attendance included Carolina Herrera, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Donna Karan and Diane von Furstenberg. Take a look at the inside pics. [CFDA]