Style Scoop: Serena Williams Graces Vogue, Candice Huffine Models Swimwear, Louis Vuitton Cruises To Cali


Tennis pro Serena Williams is Vogue’s April cover girl, marking the athlete’s first solo cover. The 19-time Grand Slam winner fronts the glossy’s sports-focused issue, flaunting her toned bod in a Rag & Bone dress…plus some amazing hair. In the feature article, Williams dishes on her relationship with fellow players Caroline Wozniacki and sister Venus Williams. Click here to see more April covers. [Vogue]

Model Candice Huffine stars in the campaign for Violeta by MANGO’s first swimwear line. Violeta by MANGO launched last year to dress a young target market in sizes up to 52. This latest collection includes a range of swimsuits, printed kaftans and embroidered tunics. Huffine posed for photographer Marco Sierra in Marrakesh for the special catalogue. [Glam Inbox]

Nicolas Ghesquière is taking his Louis Vuitton cruise collection on the road, and showing in sunny California on May 6. This show adds to the list of fashion houses taking their shows to surprising (and far) locales (Chanel will show in Seoul on May 4 and Dior in LA on May 9). [Women’s Wear Daily]

The Iris Apfel documentary opens in New York on April 29, and it’s probably something you shouldn’t miss. Apfel shares shopping tips, shows off her collections, delivers words of wisdom…and interacts with Kanye West. Watch the trailer for more. [Fashionista]

Vivienne Westwood is coming to the Big Apple. The British designer continues her expansion with a 15,000-square-foot building on East 55th Street, following store openings in Los Angeles and Honolulu. The New York boutique will house the company’s administrative offices and showroom, and is situated near the Escada, Polo Ralph Lauren, Chanel, Burberry, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior stores. It is set to open in fall 2015. [Women’s Wear Daily]