Style Scoop: Peter Copping Assures Us ODLR Is In Good Hands, Cushnie et Ochs to Receive Honor, Christian Siriano Judges Project Runway: THREADS


At the Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars, all eyes were on Peter Copping, the successor of Oscar de la Renta. Regarding his new appointment as creative director of the house, Copping said, “I think I’m a good fit…and I think that’s why Oscar chose me as his successor. I think it’s in good hands. Oscar and I were very much into the same aesthetic on a lot of levels, whether it’s homes, or gardens, or fashion…I think there are a lot of parallels. I like a very sophisticated woman, I like elegance. I think it’s still about taking the house forward. I think that’s what Oscar would have thought as well.” [The Cut]

Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs of Cushnie et Ochs will be honored at the 17th annual dinner and auction benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation. The event will be held on December 4 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York and more than 1,200 guests are expected to attend. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Christian Siriano’s new Lifetime show, hosted by Vanessa Simmons, premiered on Thursday night. Project Runway: THREADS is a competition series showcasing America’s most talented young designers. Based on the original Project Runway, each week features three new contestants who will complete challenges in hopes of winning $10,000 to be used at any Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts Store, a scholarship to the summer program at FIDM and a top-of-the-line sewing and embroidery studio. Kelly Osbourne, Jaime King and Zendaya are slated to make guest appearances. [Glam Inbox]

Cameron Diaz’s second collection for Pour La Victoire is a mix of sporty and feminine for spring 2015. The New York-based brand incorporated mesh, neon and gold accents into the collection, which ranges in price from $195 to $425. The collection will sell at Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom and [Women’s Wear Daily]

Anna Kendrick is a Kate Spade girl. The actress will star as the face of the brand's holiday campaign and will act as the muse for Kate Spade New York's “The Year of Adventure” campaign. As part of the new partnership, Kendrick will collaborate on original content for the brand including films, online editorial features and social media campaigns. [Glam Inbox]

Oscar de la Renta will be laid to rest on November 3 in a private funeral mass at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola at Park Avenue and 84th Street. De la Renta died Monday at his home in Kent, Connecticut at age 82 after a long battle with cancer. Peter Copping was recently appointed to take over as creative director of the designer’s eponymous house. [Fashionista]