Style Scoop: Models Cruised With Karl, Marc by Marc Jacobs Designers Launch Their Own Line, Yoox Merges With Net-a-Porter


Chanel cruise happened ahead of schedule, it seems. In anticipation of the actual show, Karl Lagerfeld treated his favorite It-models and ladies to a cruise along the Hudson River on Monday night. Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Cara Delevingne, Jamie Bochert, Lily Donaldson, Anna Ewers, Kris Jenner, Katy Perry, Alexa Chung and more boarded the boat for an incredible view of the city…and, obviously documented it on Instagram. Consult: #cruisewithkarl. [Fashionista]

Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley are known for their work on Marc by Marc Jacobs, but will soon come to be known for their own venture. As news swirled that the Marc by Marc Jacobs line would be assimilated into the brand’s main collection, there remained the question of just what would be next for Hillier and Bartley. The duo will debut a women’s ready-to-wear and accessories brand called Hillier Bartley in the fall; sources say the decision to work on their own line was made before it was decided that Marc by Marc Jacobs was going to fold. [Women’s Wear Daily]

It’s confirmed: Yoox and Net-a-Porter have inked a deal to merge. The new entity will be called Yoox Net-a-Porter Group, and it will be led by Yoox founder Federico Marchetti. According to Marchetti, “This is a game-changing merger between two pioneering companies that have already radically transformed the marketplace since 2000, and will now shift the industry paradigm once again.” [Women’s Wear Daily]

Rebecca Taylor is getting into the swimwear game with Giejo. Taylor collaborated with Giejo’s creator, Gabby Sabharwal, on a swimwear capsule called Rebecca Taylor X Giejo Swim. The line will be available in May in Taylor’s stores and at The pieces will be “interchangeable and multifunctional swim pieces that you can customize to your body type,” according to Taylor. [Women’s Wear Daily]