Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Might Model for Bulgari: Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is reportedly getting back into the modeling game. WWD reports that the former model and first lady of France will star in Bulgari’s haute joaillerie ad campaign that would break in the second half of 2013. Terry Richardson reportedly photographed the advertisements in Rome this week. Bulgari did not respond to WWD’s request for comment. [WWD]
H&M Taps Mrs. Carter: Swedish retailer H&M has nabbed Beyoncé for its steamy summer campaign, which include print, outdoor ads, TV commercials. The print visuals, photographed in Nassau, Bahamas, read, “Beyoncé as Mrs. Carter in H&M” and feature the singer seductively posing on a beach chair in a sleeveless top and high-waist shorts from the brand’s new collection--which she also helped design.[Fashion Beast Inbox]
Tom Ford Disses JT's Old 'Do: Tom Ford may like Justin Timberlake's suit and tie (he should, he designs them), but he's not a big fan of his old curly hairdo. “I happen to like the hair straighter," Ford told The New York Times in a piece outlining JT’s style evolution. Writer Guy Trebay describes the singer’s new look as “a Ford creation, right down to the modified pompadour.” [NYT]
The New Yorker’s Altuzarra Cover: Gianvito Rossi’s spring 2013 gladiator sandal designed in collaboration with Altuzarra has landed the cover of The New Yorker, much to the surprise of Joseph Altuzarra. The sandal is pictured in cartoon-form against the New York skyline on a wheeled plank, held up by wires emerging from the ground. “It was a huge surprise,” Altuzarra told Style.com. “I had no idea it was happening. I actually thought it was a joke, like a fake cover, but when I realized it was real, obviously I felt honored. It’s the coolest thing.” [Style.com]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new costume exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, tries to pay homage to the gritty, subversive, late-1970s movement. But has punk-inspired high fashion added to its legacy-or destroyed it?
Makeup for men is on the rise—and it’s no longer a taboo. Alessandra Codinha reports.