Style Notes: Lupita Nyong'o Covers 'Vogue'; Madewell Expands E-Commerce

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Lupita Nyong'o for Vogue

Toasting the end of a successful New York Fashion Week with these style stories.

Lupita Nyong'o rocks Valentino couture on her second Vogue cover for the October issue of the glossy. As always, the Oscar-winning actress looks incredible, modeling couture gowns for the cover spread in which the Mexican-born, Nairobi-raised actress talks everything from her childhood fashion infatuation to her role in the upcoming Star Wars. [Vogue]

Madewell, J.Crew's uber popular little sister line, is continuing its growth by opening up its ecommerce to a global audience of more than 100 different countries. Previously, the brand only shipped to the U.S., Canada and Japan. [WWD]

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Ex-Moschino designer Rossella Jardini is getting back in the design game by launching her own brand. The designer, who gave up the reigns to Jeremy Scott two years ago,  will unveil her first luxury women's collection to buyers during the upcoming Milan fashion week. [WWD]

Disney star-turned-web entrepreneur Ashley Tisdale is adding another title to her growing list of jobs. L.A.-based high-end graphic t-shirt line Signorelli has appointed the 30-year-old as the brand's lead creative director, where Tisdale will be responsible for the design and promotion of a new full line of women's apparel. Priced between $39 and $49, the collection will be available on the brand's website as well as at Nordstrom stores this February. [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]