Style Notes: Louboutin Outfits Cuba's Olympians; Rihanna and Puma's Camouflage Creeper
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Christian Louboutin Is Outfitting Cuba's Olympic Team [Forbes]
He may be best-known for his red-soled stilettos, but Christian Louboutin's latest venture isn't exactly red-carpet ready. The French designer partnered with professional handball player Henri Tai — who also founded the athleticwear brand Sporty Henri — to create formalwear looks for Cuba's Olympic team to wear for the closing ceremony.
Fenty x Puma Debut Camoflauge Creeper [Instagram]
Mark your calendars: The next colorway of Rihanna's beloved Fenty x Puma creepers is dropping on July 28. The camouflage kicks are the collab's first patterned pair, following the most recent monochromatic all-white and all-black versions. If we've learned anything from past shoe drops, it's that the sneaker will be quick to sell out.
Nordstrom Taps Celebrities to Hype Anniversary Sale [WWD]
For the first time ever, Nordstrom has tapped a handful of celebs, including Melissa McCarthy and Jessica Alba as well as influencers like Cupcakes and Cashmere's Emily Schuman and WNBA star Skylar Diggins, to promote its biannual anniversary sale. Running today through Aug. 7, the sale will be promoted with a campaign photographed by Cass Bird.
RNC Makeup Artist Talks Trump's Tan [Harper's Bazaar]
Jason Kelly, the official makeup artist of the Republican National Convention (yep, it's a job), spilled his experience prepping big-name Republicans for their convention speeches. Kelly, who also is the makeup artist for the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, divulged secrets from the chair, including Paul Ryan's highlighter preference as well as how to blend Donald Trump's tanning bed-induced goggle tan lines.