Fashion

09.25.13

Victoria Beckham to Collaborate With Skype; Jay Z Teams Up With Barneys New York for Holiday Collection

And L.A. brand Poprageous makes ‘Breaking Bad’ leggings.

Victoria Beckham to Collaborate With Skype: Victoria Beckham is teaming up with Skype to tell her story, giving fans an inside look at the designer’s work process. The collaboration was inspired by Beckham’s penchant for conducting fittings and meetings via the online video chat service. While the project will chronicle the British star's creative process, Vogue UK reports that it will also “give the audience opportunities to engage directly” with Beckham and her team via Skype. [Vogue UK]

Jay Z Teams Up With Barneys New York for Holiday Collection: Jack of all trades Jay Z is taking his talents to the sartorial scene. The famed rapper is teaming up with Barneys New York this holiday season, curating the department store's Christmas offerings. The project, entitled “A New York Holiday,” will consist of "shop-in-shops" in Barneys outposts across the country. Jay Z told WWD, “With this project, Barneys New York and I were able to take the slickness, energy, and innovation of New York City and translate that into quality, timeless pieces.” The resulting collection, featuring exclusive pieces from myriad labels, including Balenciaga, Proenza Schouler, and Lanvin, is set to launch on November 20. [The Telegraph]

L.A. Leggings Brand Poprageous Makes Breaking Bad Leggings: L.A. brand Poprageous is offering fans of the cult TV show an original way to advertise their admiration: Breaking Bad legwear. The green leggings are printed with chemical elements from the Periodic Table, mimicking the popular show’s opening credits. For $75 dollars, fans can order their own pair—but don't expect them to arrive in time for Sunday’s series finale. According to the brand's official site, shipping takes two to three weeks. [Racked LA]

Ted Cruz Wears Black Sneakers for His 21-Hour Speech: The polarizing Texas senator showed that fashion wasn't on the agenda Tuesday evening, sporting basic black sneakers at his “faux-filibuster.” Preoccupied with his attempt to defund Obamacare, Cruz abandoned his signature cowboy boots and, in his words, “took the coward’s way out.” [The Cut]