Style Notes: Serena Williams 'Vogue' Video; Team USA Flag Bearer Will Wear Light-Up Blazer
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Serena Williams Answers 73 Questions for Vogue [Vogue]
Serena Williams has officially joined the ranks of fashion elite like Victoria Beckham, Taylor Swift and Derek Zoolander with her very own 73 Questions video for Vogue's web series. On the set of a shoot for her clothing line, Williams answered questions about her favorite book (Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg), the celebrity closet she'd love to raid (Mariah Carey's) and the career she'd pursue if she wasn't a tennis pro (fashion design).
Team USA's Opening Ceremony Look Includes Light-Up Jacket [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
On Friday morning's Today Show, Polo Ralph Lauren debuted Team USA's Olympics Opening Ceremony looks — which have a modern twist for 2016. The Flag Bearer will wear a navy jacket featuring technology that illuminates the "USA" on the back. The rest of Team USA will wear the regular navy blazers, red-white-and-blue striped tees and slacks.
Forever21 and Disney Pixar Team Up for Collaboration [WWD]
Forever21 has partnered with Disney-Pixar for a limited-edition capsule collection for men, women and children. The 29-piece collection includes motifs from such films as Toy Story, Finding Dory and Monsters Inc. printed on beanies, bomber jackets, bodysuits and tees and will be available beginning Aug. 31 for between $4 and $25.
Kanye West Taps Balmain for "Wolves" Video [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Music video or Balmain ad? Kanye West's new video for his song "Wolves" appears to be a little bit of both. The French fashion house outfitted the legion of models in the video (including Jordan Dunn and Joan Smalls) and even got an opening credit. The video itself, shot by Steven Klein, is part of the #BalmainWolves fall campaign, which will use stills from the video in its print ads (one of which has already debuted).