Melissa Post, formerly executive fashion director at Real Simple, has been named executive fashion director, advertising, at Cosmopolitan…Kate Schweitzer, formerly senior web editor at Marie Claire, has been named lead fashion editor at PopSugar…Robert Rufino, formerly interiors editor at Architectural Digest, has been named interiors editor at Elle Decor…Krista Lanphier, formerly book editor at Reader’s Digest, has been named associate food editor at the publication.
Jack Dorsey shared a slew of anecdotes on Wednesday about founding Twitter, Square, and an intriguing set of extracurricular interests (some of the fashion variety) with Harper’s Bazaar editor Laura Brown at a Hearst Masterclass afternoon chat. We won’t attempt to cram Dorsey’s most delicious morsels into 140 characters, but here are a few takeaways worth sharing! Some are fresh, some bode interesting enough for a retelling, and all in all, the quippy banter between the interviewer and interviewee made for a parfait lunch break. Just imagine what life would be like if Dorsey had gone into denim production or very niche massage therapy in lieu of inventing the grand Twittersphere.
Natasha Poly Expecting First Child [Vogue UK]
The model is expecting her first child with her Dutch businessman husband, Peter Bakker
Victoria’s Secret Responds To Former Model Kylie Bisutti’s Claims [PeopleStylewatch]
The lingerie brand claims model Kylie Bisutti is no angel and only worked for them twice in 2009
Jennifer Lawrence’s Early Modeling Pics [NYMag]
E! News Now finds actress Jennifer Lawrence’s pre-fame modeling photos
Inside Ad Agency Weiden + Kennedy’s Shanghai Office Style [WSJ]
The ad gurus in the Shanghai office discuss the fashion battle between the ‘suits’ and the hipsters
Tilda Swinton Launches Impromptu Dance Party At Eberfest [Styelite]
The recent W cover star starts a dance party to Barry White at Roger Ebert’s film festival
Ever wished you had Cher’s amazing virtual closet organizer from Clueless? The moment has finally arrived, albeit 18 years later. Joe’s Jeans creative director Ambre Dahan (and wife of the denim brand’s founder, Joe Dahan) launched Walk In My Closet today, which allows users to catalogue, plan, and share their personal looks. On top of that, the site will also be a magazine, an e-commerce shopping destination, and a place where users can consign their clothing. It’s Clueless, Ebay, and Net-A-Porter all rolled into one.
Merhaba from Istanbul! Thanks to the CFDA Incubator program and its partnership with W Hotel, designer and current “incubator” Daniel Vosovic flew to Turkey for an inspiration trip and sent a charming note to your Daily with all the deets. Take it away, Danny boy!
On Memorial Day, C. Wonder will reopen its two pop-up shops in the Hamptons. The brand will bring all of its summer lifestyle products for the beach-ready fashion crowd…
WHAT: Penhaligon’s Lavandula Eau de Parfum…WHY: Femme and tastefully frilly? Opt for traditional accoutrements with a south of the Mason-Dixon flair, even in the fragrance department (which definitely counts as an accessory in our book). Even though the brand is Brit, Penhaligon’s vibe with this bow-adorned bottle lends a subtle Southern twang. Oh so Oâ€™Hara!…AVAILABLE: $135, SaksFifthAvenue.com…
Former Angel Slams Victoria’s Secret [Vogue UK]
Former model Kylie Bisutti says she quit because she didn’t want to model anything that sold sex
New Petition Calls for Parsons To Get Rid Of John Galliano [Fashionista]
A petition with 175 signatures has shown up on Change.org to protest the designer teaching at the school
Met Ball To Stream Red Carpet Arrivals [The Telegraph]
A livestream will be hosted by model Hilary Rhoda and William Norwich of Vogue
A Dress That Never Quits: Why Black Halo’s Jackie O. Dress Is A Hit [WSJ]
Black Halo has sold 50,000 Jackie O. dresses and continues to make the dress each season
The Coolest Fashion Jobs In Washington [Refinery29]
How five fashion industry professionals landed their dream job in D.C.
WHAT: StellÃ© Audio Couture Clutch by Rebecca Minkoff
WHY: Looking for the perfect statement accessory for summer? Look no further. This emerald stingray clutch is not only eye-catching, it’s ear-catching too. This accessory is actually a portable speaker system that connects to your device through Bluetooth so you can literally, march to the beat of your own drum. If only this had been available to Madonna in the 80’s.
Last night there was a line down West 16th Street outside of Milk Studios to get into the opening of renowned photog James Houston’s exhibition and book launch, “Natural Beauty.” Laura Brown, Daphne Groeneveld, Monika Chiang, Sarika Rastogi, Kelsey Rogers, Zanna Roberts Rassi, and fiancÃ© Brian McGrory were just a few of the natural beauties who came to the show benefiting Global Green USA. The Daily caught up with Houston before his big night to get the lowdown on his call to nature. BY EDDIE ROCHE