Fashion Cheat Sheet
Solange Knowles Named Artistic Director of Puma; Is J. Crew for Sale?
Solange Knowles Named Art Director of Puma: Singer Solange Knowles announced her new fashion gig as Puma’s art director and creative consultant via Instagram, posting a picture of legs diving into a swimming pool wearing seriously cool multi-colored sneakers. "It is in my new role that I am able to express my love for not only design but the conception of creative ideas, and the execution of them by curating amazingly talented teams," she said. The collection will be inspired by the vibrant atmosphere of Brazil and is set for release in Feburary 2014. [Elle UK]
Is J. Crew for Sale?: Rumors are circulating that all-American brand J. Crew may soon be sold by its owners Leonard Green & Partners and TPG Capital. While a spokesperson declared, "We don't comment on industry speculation" on Friday morning, another source told WWD that “It’s certainly not out of the question.” Although nothing is set in stone, there is speculation that the company is considering an IPO for next year, or a sale to private investors. [Vogue UK]
Kendall Jenner Signs Modeling Contract With the Society: Kardashian clan member and model, Kendall Jenner, has joined top New York modeling agency The Society Management, which represents the likes of Adriana Lima, Lindsey Wixson, and Josephine Skriver. At only 18, Kendall has been featured in multiple spreads in V magazine, Lovecat, and a cover shoot for Australia's Miss Vogue. [Fashionista]