Style Notes: Britney Spears to Launch Mobile Game; Warby Parker Raises $100 Million
A fashion news supplement for your thirsty Thursday.
Indulge your inner Britney Spears fan with this news: the pop icon will be getting her own mobile game, brought to you by Glu Mobile, a.ka. the makers of "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood." Your new guilty pleasure awaits. [Time]
It's true, fashion ads enjoy pushing the boundaries of "tastefulness," but now, the UK is pushing back. Cara Delevingne's naked bathtub ad for Tom Ford's Black Orchid perfume has been banned from appearing within 100 meters of any schools, with critics calling it "inappropriate" and "degrading to women." Let the heated Internet discussions on censorship begin! [Elle]
In just five short years, eyewear brand Warby Parker has changed the e-commerce game and built itself into an e-tail giant. On Thursday it was announced that the hipster-friendly company had raised another $100 million in funding, raising its valuation to over $1.2 billion. The brand plans to use the funds to open more brick-and-mortar stores, with eight new locations scheduled to open by the end of this year. [The Wall Street Journal]
George Clooney may have more in common with Kanye West than you'd think. Clooney, like West, is apparently "very involved" in helping his wife with fashion choices. According to an insider, the actor tells Amal Clooney what looks good and what doesn't, and even installed a runway in their L.A. home for her to model the looks. Now that is true love. [Us Weekly]