Style Notes: Taylor Swift Is Designing Greeting Cards; Kate Middleton's Custom Look
Pre-weekend style news.
Taylor Swift Partners With Papyrus on Greeting Cards [Elle]
Taylor Swift is officially in the greeting card game with a secretive collaboration with Papyrus. According to Papyrus' Instagram account, the handful of colorful, bejeweled cards currently available in U.S. stores is "just the beginning" of a potentially larger project — although all of other details remain hush-hush. Stay tuned.
Kate Middleton Wears Custom Catherine Walker Coat Dress to Queen's Birthday Celebration [Fashionista]
Kate Middleton attended Queen Elizabeth II's birthday celebration on Thursday in a custom powder-blue coat dress with lace detailing by Catherine Walker. The Duchess topped the look with a Jane Taylor fascinator, nude accessories and matching jewels. Meanwhile, the woman of the hour (the Queen) arrived like a ray of sunshine in a pastel-yellow skirt suit and matching hat.
Nike Keeps Deal With Maria Sharapova Despite Tennis Star's Two-Year Suspension [Business of Fashion]
The International Tennis Federation suspended Maria Sharapova for two years after she tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance (which she claimed was for a heart condition). Nike initially suspended her eight-year, $70 million deal following the news, however given Sharapova's apology, they have decided to move forward with the partnership.
Mario Testino Collaborates with L.G.R. on Limited-Edition Sunglasses [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Famed fashion photographer Mario Testino and luxury Italian eyewear brand L.G.R. have collaborated together to design a limited-edition pair of sunglasses. The specs, available today on L.G.R.'s website, are priced at $430, with 25 percent of the proceeds going to Testino's charity Museo Mario Testino.