Style Notes: Karlie Kloss Is the New Face of Swarovski; Edun's Creative Director Exits
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Karlie Kloss Named Spokesmodel for Swarovski [WWD]
Karlie Kloss is following in the footsteps of Australian supe and fellow Victoria's Secret alum Miranda Kerr as the new face of Swarovski. The company's CEO for consumer goods, Robert Buchbauer, noted that Kloss' casting is a strategic one aimed at amping up Swarovski's North American presence. The brand's partnership with Kloss, locked down for two years, also includes an exclusivity clause for watches and jewelry.
Danielle Sherman Steps Down as Creative Director of Edun [Fashionista]
Danielle Sherman is exiting her role as the creative director of Edun. The designer is leaving after three years at the helm of the brand that was founded by Ali Hewson and her hubby Bono in 2005. Sherman stated that she was leaving in order to "pursue other opportunities," however no concrete plans have been revealed. With a résumé that also includes stints at Alexander Wang and The Row, we're sure she'll have no problem finding her next gig.
Whoopi Goldberg Producing Transgender Model TV Show [THR]
On Monday it was announced that Whoopi Goldberg would be executive producing a new show for Oxygen called Strut, an unscripted series about transgender models trying to make it big at Slay Model Management, the world's first exclusively transgender agency. Given that some of the biggest models of the moment are transgender (Andreja Pejic and Hari Nef, to name a couple), we wouldn't be surprised if the series churned out a few stars.
Naja Launches "Nude for All" Lingerie with 7 Nude Shades [Elle]
Ethical lingerie brand Naja has just released a brand-new "Nude for All" collection of bras and panties which feature seven different shades guaranteed to match every skin color. Naja, which touts Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez as an ambassador, made sure to cast its campaign with women not only of different skin tones and ethnicities, but also of different body types and backgrounds. The "Nude for All" collection is available on the brand's website and is priced between $18 and $52.