Style Scoop: Raf Simons’ First Dior Campaign, Catch Lena Dunham With Her Pants Off, Mr. Porter’s Book on Life and Style


Raf Simons lived up to the legacy at the house of Christian Dior when he debuted his first collection for the label, and now he's given out eyes a feast with his first Dior campaign. Enter stark white walls, a bit of surrealism, and leggy appearances from models Anna MartynovaDaria Strokous, Diane Conterato, Marie Piovesan, and Nicole Pollard, and you've got a Spring 2013 ad treat. [Racked]

There's only one occasion in whichGIRLS creator-director-star Lena Dunham will take her pants off: a Terry Richardson-lensed spread for VMagazine. [The Cut]

Mr. Porter is bringing paper… back. The sartorial gent's alternative to NetAPorter, the dotcom has released a new guide that will give the man in your life a lesson in life and style. The MR PORTER Paperback: The Manual for a Stylish Life Volume One is cited by its editor Jeremy Langmead as “a thorough compendium filled with knowledge and insight for the modern man,” with advice on fashion, cars, and even wedding etiquette. For just $35, what better (and cheaper!) way to ship your beau off to charm school? [Mr. Porter]

Here's a riddle for you: what do you do when you leave one of the country's biggest fashion retailers? You start your own label. That's exactly what Marissa Webb did. A former designer for the Jenna Lyons-helmed J. Crew, Webb is launching her first solo collection this month. Looks like 2013 is off to a great start for the J. Crew alum. [SheFinds]