Style Notes: Taylor Swift Pet the Weeknd's Hair; 'People' Announces Digital Shop
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The Weeknd learned the hard way that Taylor Swift is a rather affectionate person. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the "Can't Feel My Face" singer revealed that when he first met the popstar at Sam Smith's Grammy afterparty, the reportedly tipsy Swift gushed about his early singles — all while petting his hair. For fifteen minutes. His response? "I definitely need a drink." Understandable. [The Cut]
People.com announced a new digital e-commerce venture called People Shop, which will live on the celeb-focused website as its own channel. Lifestyle products inspired by the Hollywood crowd as well as movies and television will be handpicked by editors. Additionally, the shop will include some branded products exclusive to People.com. Unlike most publishers in the e-comm biz, who simply link to a retailers' sites, People will be stocking and shipping the goods through its own third party company. [Digiday]
Tired of your designer bag looking like everyone else's designer bag? Fret no more — Proenza Schouler has unveiled a new set of pins that allow you to customize your bag with colorful letters and numbers so that it never again gets lost in the shuffle. Priced between $54 and $195, the pins are the perfect complement to the new perforated accessories collection, which includes the brand's signature PS1 satchel. With handbags as a top priority, Proenza Schouler hopes that the pins will be a standout selling point. [Fashionista]
Tommy Hilfiger is bringing back the '90s in a new capsule collection. Inspired by the looks that were popular among the hip hop crowd (think: Snoop Dogg and Aaliyah, who was once the face of the brand), the collection includes plenty of logos and the brand's signature red, white and blue color blocking. Priced between $198 and $654, the line will be sold on MyTheresa.com beginning tomorrow. [Racked]