Style Notes: Nick Cannon Got a Job at RadioShack; White House Holiday Decor Gets Designer Touch
Wednesday's fashion news to know.
In what reads as a desperate attempt to rejuvenate the ailing electronics retailer, RadioShack has hired Nick Cannon as its chief creative officer. The All That alum and America's Got Talent host, who already has a hefty portfolio of projects under his belt in the producer role, will help the chain create exclusive products and curate an in-store experience. [The Verge]
For her final holiday season at the White House, Michelle Obama enlisted the help of three of her favorite fashion houses to help deck the hallowed halls. Carolina Herrera, Duro Olowu and Kenzo and Opening Ceremony designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, helped the first family get in the holiday spirit by decorating the China Room, the Vermeil room and the library, respectivley. [Elle]
The recently formed Yoox Net-a-Porter group celebrated their first Black Friday weekend together as a powerhouse retail couple, and from the looks of their sales results, things are going very, very well. The sites reportedly sold more than one item per second on Cyber Monday, and their Black Friday sales were up a whopping 82-percent. As a result, their stocks soared. [Fashionista]
Model Coco Rocha and her artist husband, James Conran, are debuting their own line of man-meets-machine-inspired contemporary sportswear. Called Co + Co, the collection was created in collaboration with Los Angeles-based Paragon Project. The model reports that she is vamping up her website, where the collection will be sold, with lifestyle and fashion content to bring a more editorial feel to the 60-piece collection. Co + Co will be priced between $80 and $300, and has not yet scheduled a release date. [WWD]