Halle Berry Introduces Scandale Paris Lingerie At Target

Actress Halle Berry is about to take on a new role as co-owner and curator of the luxurious French lingerie brand, Scandale Paris, The actress is set to unveil an exclusive line of intimates at select Target stores and Target.com on Oct. 27.

“I fell in love with Scandale while I was in Paris, because the brand reminded me of the city itself – beautiful and inspiring,” said Berry. “I am excited for the US debut to be at Target and to launch the brand globally in 2015. I look forward to giving more women the chance to enjoy what European women have come to love for more than eight decades.”

Halle Berry - Scandale Paris Collection

Halle Berry – Scandale Paris Collection

The Scandale Paris collection is a curated array of flattering lace-accented bras and panties, affordably priced at less than $20 apiece. The collection offers a flattering, impeccable construction, fit and support mingled with an undeniably Parisian air of sophistication

“Target’s known for creating a sense of discovery, filled with exceptional products and unbeatable prices,” said Kathee Tesija, chief merchandising and supply chain officer, Target. “Halle has an amazing eye for style, and by partnering with her on the launch of Scandale Paris, we’re able to offer our guests a line of intimates we think they’ll love – the ultimate blend of luxury and functionality – at a value only Target can deliver.” www.target.com

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Wolffepack – Introduces Cool Conceptual Backpack

OK it may come as a surprise but even I from time to time like cool geeky tech products and accessories and although I’m not the typical backpack user, a radical new concept in backpack design is set to revolutionize the way backpacks are worn.

The new wolffepack® backpack provides a simple solution to an everyday problem that users encounter – how to get to your backpack without the hassle of unstrapping and taking the whole pack off.

The wolffepack® backpack lets you swing the pack from its normal position on your back swiftly round to your front in one simple and secure action and then back again without moving the shoulder straps.

This ingenious invention is the brainchild of British inventor and engineer, David Wolffe, who quit his corporate career as a Finance Director to develop the wolffepack® backpack. The company has working prototypes, pre-production samples and manufacturing partners in place, with the first production run scheduled for January 2015.

“For years I’ve watched people take their backpacks off time and again to get something out, to move it out of the way on a crowded train or because they’re worried about security, said creator David Wolffe. I knew there had to be a better way. With the help of an extraordinary team we’ve perfected the design of the wolffepack® backpack. Now everyone can be part of the backpack revolution through Kickstarter.”

The wolffepack® backpack contains a patent-pending orbital trapeze technology called the expetoSYSTEM®. This has been combined with a sleek aesthetic backpack design to accommodate all the devices and gear you need to carry.

The brand has just launched a Kickstarter campaign - rstl.es/10lUw7s - wolffepack® to raise £30,000 or $48,000 to fund the first production run.

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Lagerfeld x Pharrell Collab

Pharrell Williams, Cara Delevingne and Hudson Kroenig

Pharrell Williams, Cara Delevingne and Hudson Kroenig

THPFashion Buzz: When it comes to fashion collaborations, the first names that come to mind are Karl Lagerfeld and Pharrell Williams. Well you guessed it; the two have just collaborated on a film project, directed by Lagerfeld, which stars Williams who’s also known for his love of Chanel sautoirs.

The film project also stars, Chanel model Cara Delevingne and Lagerfeld six year old godson Hudson Kroenig, son of model Brad Kroenig. The film will see its debut on December 2nd at the Chanel Paris-Salzburg pre-fall show.

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Victoria’s Secret – New Scandalous Fragrance & Bra Collection

Victoria's Secret Angel - Jasmine Tookes

Victoria’s Secret Angel – Jasmine Tookes

Just in time for the holiday’s and before the brands first UK runway show, Victoria’s Secret Angel Jasmine Tookes unveils the all-new Victoria’s Secret Scandalous fragrance and Very Sexy Scandalous bra collection. The stunning Supermodel is the face of the brand’s newest campaign. 

The NEW Scandalous collections take sexy to the edge. The fragrance is a fruity-floral provocative scent with notes of Raspberry Liqueur, Black Peony and Praline enclosed in an ultra-luxe studded glass bottle with a satin ribbon atomizer.

The brand new bra collection is playful and seductive – perfect for the fall and holiday season. The bras are ultra-sexy and dramatic with fishnet lace and patent leather detailing. With plenty of push-up, a provocative balconet shape and a dramatic upward cut that’s front and center, the Scandalous collection is all about pushing boundaries.

“We are excited to add the new Victoria’s Secret Scandalous fragrance and Very Sexy Scandalous bra collection to our assortment,” said Sharen Jester Turney, president and chief executive officer of Victoria’s Secret. “The edgier bra offerings are sleek and modern, and the fragrance is warm and sultry, providing our customer a new way to express herself.”

The Victoria’s Secret Scandalous fragrance collection includes: $58 Eau de Parfum 1.7 oz., $78 Eau de Parfum 3.4 oz., $25 Fragrance Mist 8.4 oz., $20 Fragrance Lotion 6.7 oz., and $25 scented candle 14 oz. The Scandalous bra collection starts at $58 and is available in Push-up, Bombshell Push-up, Push-up Balconet and Unlined Demi in sizes B-DD.

The Scandalous fragrance and Very Sexy Scandalous bra collections are available in Victoria’s Secret stores, online at www.VictoriasSecret.com and in the catalogue today.

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GAPKids + Kate Spade New York + Jack Spade Collab

FullSizeRenderThe Gap is set to launch kate spade new york and Jack Spade for GapKids, a limited-edition girls’ and boys’ apparel and accessories collection for Holiday 2014. This marks kate spade new york and Jack Spade’s first foray into childrenswear as well as the first time the Kate Spade & Company brands will partner together.

Retaining the DNA of kate spade new york and Jack Spade, inspiration was taken from the collection’s archives. The collection features recreated signature pieces from the past, downsized and in fabrics more suited to children’s play and adventure. The collection blends the playful feminine and colorful twists of kate spade new york and the energetic charm of Jack Spade with GapKids’ iconic American style.

“Collaborating with iconic American brands such as kate spade new york and Jack Spade is a way of bringing style and optimism to the GapKids customer,” said Rebekka Bay, Creative Director and EVP, Gap Global Design. “We really wanted to celebrate the best of all three brands, the casualness of GapKids, the playfulness and prettiness of kate spade new york and the quirkiness of Jack Spade.”

“I couldn’t think of a better partner than Gap to collaborate with on a children’s collection,” said Deborah Lloyd, Chief Creative Officer, Kate Spade & Company. “Their colorful and playful spirit aligns perfectly with ours and they’ve helped us realize our vision of dressing little ones head to toe in kate spade new york and Jack Spade for their next big adventure.”

With prices starting from $9.95 up to $130, the collection will be available in select Gap stores and on gap.com starting on October 30th for two weeks only in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Hong Kong and Japan. www.gap.com

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Alexander Wang x H&M Runway Event

Last Thursday, October 16th the Armory on the Hudson in New York City was transformed from an indoor track and field stadium to a futuristic runway fashion arena for the global launch of the Alexander Wang x H&M collection, one of the most anticipated and stylish designer brand partnerships of the season.

The celebrity crowd included: Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Dakota Fanning, Natasha Lyonne, Justin Theroux, Solange Knowles, Mary J. Blige and the return of Tyson Beckford to the runway. The show was followed by a performance by hip-hop artist Sharaya J and a surprise set by musical artist Missy Elliott.

Alexander Wang x H&M Runway Event

Alexander Wang x H&M Runway Event

“Tonight’s event for the launch of Alexander Wang x H&M was about high energy and a full experience that goes beyond fashion; from the attitude and speed of the show, to the pop-up store in a locker-room setting, and the performances by Missy Elliott and Sharaya J at the after-party,” says Alexander Wang. “I wanted for everyone to be able to just let go and have fun and hopefully we achieved that tonight.”

In addition to the crowd of celebrities and fashion industry press, fans of both brands who won tickets through a golden ticket initiative via vending machines, held in selected H&M stores around New York were also on hand for the launch. The event was also available globally via live streaming on hm.com and alexanderwang.com.

Alexander Wang x H&M Runway Event

Alexander Wang x H&M Runway Event

“Tonight’s celebration truly reflected the theme of the Alexander Wang x H&M collection. It was like being at the ultimate meeting between fashion and sport, and it was perfect to launch it here in New York,” says Margareta van den Bosch, H&M’s creative advisor.

The collection will be available in 250 H&M stores worldwide, and online starting November 6, 2014 www.hm.com.

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WILDFOX Opens LA Flagship Boutique

Wildfox LA Boutique

Wildfox LA Boutique

It’s official, Los Angeles-based women’s label, Wildfox Couture, has officially opened the doors to its first flagship retail store located on Sunset Blvd in the iconic Sunset Plaza shopping district.

To help kick-off the opening of the new boutique was a trendy fashionable hipster crowd of shopper’s and celeb’s that included – model Alessandra Ambrosio, Nick Cannon, actress Kerris Dorsey of Showtime’s “Ray Donovan,” G. Hannelius of Disney’s “Dog with a Blog,” Katherine McNamara, Scott Disick, Peyton List, Hollywood fav Jared Eng of Just Jared, and yours truly who donned a cool red heart shaped sequined headband and blinking bow-bracelet seen on my Instagram page: TodHFashStylistOfficial along with a few additional fun party pix.

Alessandra Ambrosio at Wildfox Boutique

Alessandra Ambrosio at Wildfox Boutique

“We are thrilled our customers finally have the opportunity to experience all of our products in one place, commented Wildfox CEO Jimmy Sommers. The flagship location will always carry the newest and widest assortment of styles. The space is meant to feel like walking into the ultimate Wildfox girl’s dream closet. The look of the store will change with the release of every collection so I want customers to experience each campaign photo shoot brought to life.”

The 2,000 square foot space will showcase the brand’s iconic ultra-soft, graphic tees, jumpers, dresses, and bottoms, angora blend sweater knits, eyewear, denim, swimwear as well as the full Kids range.

(l) Kerris Dorsey, (c) G. Hannelius (r) Katherine McNamara

(l) Kerris Dorsey (c) G. Hannelius (r) Katherine McNamara

Designed by Katie Hurley, Owner and Founder of Fineas+Clover, the flagship’s décor is best described as an eclectic fusion of locally sourced, vintage pieces with modern accents. Expertly blending antique Mastercraft brass tables and delicate vintage china displays complemented by etched filigree mirrors and hand blown glass chandeliers, the interior transforms the Wildfox personality into a physical space patrons can experience on an intimate level.

Launching exclusively in-store for holiday season, customers will be able to completely customize their own sunglasses by pairing any existing frame with a lens finish of their choice. Leenabell jewelry designer, Monica Stanley, has several of her collections available for purchase in the Wildfox store. Ranging from dainty to chunky, vintage to modern, and fine to custom, price points are between $100-1800.

Nick Cannon at Wildfox Boutique

Nick Cannon at Wildfox Boutique

Wildfox Flagship Store boutique is located at 8710 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90069 Hours: 11am-7pm Sunday-Thursday and 11am-9pm Friday & Saturday Tel: 310.855.9030

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LACOSTE – The Retro Men’s LS.12 Sneaker

LACOSTE - LS.12 Sneaker

LACOSTE – LS.12 Sneaker

LACOSTE is taking its LS.12 sneaker from the tennis court to the urban landscape as the brand re-introduces a limited edition of the classic LS.12 menswear style. Inspired by the 1987 tennis court model the new LS.12 edition has a masculine monochrome design crafted from calfskin leather and tone-on-tone suede, with a thick sole designed for urban street-wear.

The new LS.12 has moved away from the classic white style and is now available in – Navy Blue, Asphalt Black and Dark Brown. The LS.12 is available exclusively at LACOSTE.com and LACOSTE boutiques worldwide and retails for $195.

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ShopBAZAAR.com x Stuart Weitzman Fall Boot Collaboration

Stuart Weitzman and Harper's Bazaar Collection

Stuart Weitzman and Harper’s Bazaar Boot Collection

Yes it’s that time of year again ladies to start the hunt find for the perfect fall boot. But you’re in luck as Harper’s BAZAAR and Stuart Weitzman have teamed up once again, this time to launch an exclusive boot capsule collection for ShopBAZAAR.com.

With the help of four of the mag’s most stylish editors, Digital Director Joyann King, Senior Digital Director Kerry Pieri, Fashion Market Editor Mallory Schlau, and Fashion News/Features Editor Christine Whitney the team has collaborated with Stuart Weitzman to create the perfect fall boot that reflects their own personal style.

Each editor created her ideal outfit around her Stuart Weitzman boots to showcase how she would wear them. BAZAAR’s intrepid street style lensman Diego Zuko captured the four boots in action all around Manhattan. They include:

  • The HITIMES pointy-toe stiletto bootie
    “The rich cognac leather and elongating pointed toe make these ankle boots versatile and timeless, but nothing feels more modern than wearing them with a palette of perfectly mixed neutrals.” – Digital DirectorJoyann King
  • The HIJACK over-the-knee boot
    “Stuart Weitzman does an amazing high boot: fitted close to the body, but comfortable. Brown and suede are feeling fresh right now, so these are the ideal combination—and as a plus, they pair perfectly with white.” – Senior Digital Director Kerry Pieri
  • The BUCKLER ’60s-inspired ankle boot
    “I love the mod shape and unexpected navy color of this luxe suede boot, and with black leather pants, it’s the perfect mix of textures and hues.” — Fashion Market Editor Mallory Schlau
  • The BOBSLED rugged lace-up boot
    “I love a good flat boot, and this season is all about shearling—the addition of a shorter skirt gives these rugged lace-ups a gamine twist.” – Fashion News/Features Editor Christine Whitney

Starting October 15, the Stuart Weitzman x ShopBAZAAR.com boot capsule collection will be available onShopBAZAAR.com/StuartWeitzman. Prices range from $498-$665.

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Rihanna Launches – ROGUE MAN Fragrance

ROGUE MAN by Rihanna

ROGUE MAN by Rihanna

Rihanna is set to launch her first-ever fragrance for men, ROGUE MAN by Rihanna. The ultra-sexy and masculine scent, has top notes comprised of fresh citrus, herbs, and spicy black pepper which offer a clean opening impression, the velvet floral blends, strong undertones of cedar wood, and the primal sensation of labdanum ignite the senses and linger warmly on skin.

“Building upon the marked success of her women’s fragrance line, we are thrilled to join Rihanna on her venture into the men’s fragrance category,” said Donald Loftus, President of Parlux, Ltd. “ROGUE MAN by Rihanna offers a new constituency of male consumers entrance into the bold world of Rihanna’s growing lifestyle brand.”

Shot by legendary fashion photographer Mario Sorrenti, the ROGUE MAN by Rihanna ad campaign explores the rebellious and complex juxtaposition of attraction, sexuality and power. Rihanna was immediately attracted to feature model Daniel Ness for his raw sensuality and knew at first sight that he is the embodiment of the ROGUE MAN

ROGUE MAN by Rihanna will be available at Macys.com and select Macy’s nationwide and retails for Eau de Toilette Spray 3.4 oz  / $69.00 Eau de Toilette Spray 1.0 oz / $39.00 www.macys.com

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