Style Scoop: ODLR Exhibit at SCAD, Madewell Moves Into Nordstrom, Spongebob Trades Bikini Bottom for Forever 21


The “Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style” exhibit is officially up and running at the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah. Curated by Andre Leon Talley, the exhibit features 50 original looks created by the Dominican designer, which were worn by some of fashion’s finest. The exhibit is set up in a series of vignettes, complete with Vogue covers and red carpet moments and runs through May 3. [Fashionista]

J. Crew’s little sister, Madewell, inked distribution deals with Nordstrom and Net-a-Porter. This deal resembles one made between Topshop and Nordstrom back in 2012, which was meant to bring Topshop into the scope of US distribution as well as broaden Nordstrom’s appeal to trendier customers. Beginning March 2, you can head to to stock up on reasonably priced, chic Madewell wares (the line hits Nordstrom stores March 6). [Women’s Wear Daily]

To celebrate the release of The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, Forever 21 and Nickelodeon collaborated on an exclusive collection of limited edition men’s, women’s and girl’s apparel and accessories. The collection features pieces emblazoned with images of the classic characters from the show, designed and curated by Korean based artist and illustrator Mina Kwon. Spongebob trades Bikini Bottom in favor of Forever 21 today. [Glam Inbox]

What’s better than a little primp and pamper in the name of charity? On February 25th, Carol’s Crusade for a Cure will host its 3rd annual Mani-for-a-Cure Charity event at the Empire Hotel Rooftop, where attendees can enter raffles, sip drinks, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and, of course, get manicures in the name of a great cause. In its first two years, the event raised over $80,000 and hosted over 300 guests. To be a part of this event and raise money to fund organizations at the forefront of triple negative breast cancer research, purchase tickets here. [Glam Inbox]

Alexander Wang’s new denim collection will take over the entire denim floor at Barneys New York’s Manhattan flagship this weekend. To remind us how awesome these jeans must be, the designer shared a Steven Klein-shot video of model Anna Ewers wearing them…in the bathtub. [The Cut]