Style Scoop: The CFDA Adds Board Members, Michael Kors’ #WatchHungerStop Efforts, Mulberry Creative Director Rumors

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The Council of Fashion Designers of America added two new designers to its board: Calvin Klein’s Italo Zucchelli and Marchesa’s Georgina Chapman. This brings the number of board members to 26, as Narciso Rodriguez, David Yurman and Selima Salaun rotate to the CFDA emeritus board. [Women’s Wear Daily]

In honor of World Food Day, Michael Kors will personally donate 100 meals to children in need for each person who posts a photograph wearing his Watch Hunger Stop t-shirt on any social media platform. To join the conversation and help raise public awareness about ending global hunger, use the hashtag #WatchHungerStop. Halle Berry has already gotten involved by joining the designer to debut a National Geographic-directed film that documents her visit to rural Nicaragua on behalf of the campaign. [Glam Inbox]

Mulberry has been searching for a creative director since 2013, when Emma Hill departed. Rumors are now swirling that Johnny Coca, head design for leather goods, accessories, shoes and jewelry at Céline, is the front-runner for that role. Other candidates are said to be Blue Farrier (who just left her job as creative director of Issa) and Hannah MacGibbon (former creative director of Chloé). [Women’s Wear Daily]

On behalf of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lily Pulitzer is hosting a companywide shop and share on Saturday, October 18. The fashion brand will donate 10% of sales from all retail and participating signature stores to the American Cancer Society to support their work in breast cancer research, education, early detection and patient services. [Glam Inbox]

To celebrate Old Navy’s 20th birthday, the brand’s #Selfiebration Campaign kicks off today. The celebration features a one-of-a-kind wish-granting balloon billboard that works in real time to form personalized, physical “balloon selfies.” Users can upload their selfie along with an ultimate birthday wish (using Twitter) to @OldNavy with #selfiebration (watch the video that explains how it works!). Three lucky winners will be granted their wishes, so get selfie-ing! [Glam Inbox]