Style Scoop: Rihanna Might Collaborate With Puma, COS Is Opening Really Soon, Alexander McQueen To Open Store In Paris


Is Rihanna on to yet another collaboration? The Daily News reports that the singer is close to signing a contract with Puma, bringing her right into the on-trend athleisure sector. She would be designing sneakers and some clothing—and surely sporting it all. [The Cut]

COS is set to open its first New York store in SoHo on December 5. H&M’s higher-end sister label will hit the city just in time for holiday shopping. If you or those you love are into the minimalism aesthetic and love anything structured or dusty-hued, you must check it out. Head to 129 Spring Street to see what SoHo’s buzziest new retailer has to offer. [Glam Inbox]

Alexander McQueen will open its first standalone store in Paris next summer at 372 Rue Saint-Honoré. Creative director Sarah Burton worked with David Collins Studio to come up with the store’s design and concept. It will carry the label’s runway, commercial and accessories collections, along with designs that run across seasons like its skull scarves. [Women’s Wear Daily]

New York’s Fifth Avenue is officially the most expensive place to lease retail space in the world. According to a report, rents on the street rose 13.3% to a record $3,500 a square foot a year in the last year. The value of space on Fifth Avenue surpasses those of other countries’ most expensive shopping streets, including Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay, Paris’ Champs-Elysées and London’s New Bond Street. [Bloomberg]

Kate and Laura Mulleavy, the designers behind Rodarte, collaborated with The Rug Company on a collection of rugs in the interest of exploring art forms other than fashion. The collection features four designs: The Trellis design showcases an ivy motif that brings to mind fairytale fantasies, the Cobalt rug is inspired by 1970’s Northern California interiors, the Marble rug channels the theme of deconstruction, and the Ember rug interprets the landscape of America’s Death Valley. [Glam Inbox]