Style Notes: Leo DiCaprio Laughs Off J.Lo Prank; Levi's Launches MLB Apparel
Happy April Fools' Day.
Jennifer Lopez Says Leonardo DiCaprio Was a Good Sport About Prank [Elle]
In addition to his charming good looks and Oscar-winning acting chops, it looks like Leonardo DiCaprio has a sense of humor, too. According to Jennifer Lopez, the actor was in good spirits after she explained that the text she sent him earlier this week actually had been the work of James Corden on a "Carpool Karaoke" segment. But now we know: DiCaprio's always got something up his sleeve, clubwise.
Levi's Launches MLB Apparel [Levi's]
A new collection of MLB apparel launched on the Levi's website and at select stores today. Pieces include a denim trucker jacket, a crew-neck sweatshirt and a club jacket, available for both men and women. The collection, priced between $78 and $108, unfortunately only represents four teams: Yankees, Red Sox, Giants and Dodgers.
Clothing Was No. 1 Online Sales Category for First Time [Re/code]
For the first time ever, online apparel and accessories sales beat all other categories, just edging out computer hardware. According to data released by comScore, apparel was the No. 1 e-commerce category for three of four quarters in 2015. ComScore cites the rise of mobile shopping, as well as better services (i.e., free shipping and returns), as the reason for the spike.
Bloomingdale's to Open Outlet in Southern California [WWD]
A 24,000-square-foot Bloomingdale's outlet is coming to Orange, Calif., this November. The off-price retailer will open at The Outlets at Orange, which also has a Nordstrom Rack, Neiman Marcus Last Call and Saks OFF 5th. The Bloomingdale's outlet is part of the retailer's expansion of its off-price stores, a trend that several competing department stores also have embraced.
Alber Elbaz Compares Himself to Victoria Beckham [WWD]
Since his dismissal from Lanvin, Alber Elbaz has used his free time to travel. During a recent excursion to China, where Elbaz spoke to a group of students, he recounted a story in which he compared himself to Spice Girl turned high-fashion designer Victoria Beckham. "I came out after [a] show, and I sang a song: ‘Que sera, sera. Whatever will be, will be.’ ... A month later, I saw Victoria, and [she] told me: ‘Alber, how dare you? I hear you started a singing career.’ I told Victoria: ‘If you can do fashion, I can sing.’ So here we are, which is a big compliment to Victoria." What a jokester.