Style Notes: Supermodel Bar Refaeli Reportedly Arrested; Eva Chen Joins Yoox Net-a-Porter Group
Style stories to read while in line for the midnight 'Star Wars' premiere.
Supermodel Bar Refaeli and her mother have reportedly been arrested for tax evasion in her home country of Israel. The supermodel is accused of failing to report income earned abroad as well as goods received for endorsement deals. According to reports, the Agent Provocateur model was living in apartments registered under her mother's name. Rafaeli was released on bail on Thursday afternoon and her passport has been confiscated. [WWD]
Eva Chen is the newest member of the Yoox Net-a-Porter group board of directors. The former Lucky editor-in-chief and current head of fashion partnerships at Instagram will act as an independent director and provide her insight on social media and fashion commerce to the company. She will also collect a sitting fee for her services. [Fashionista]
Avon North America is getting a little help from new friends at private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, who have taken an 80% stake in the company. Among its new goals for the company moving forward are plans to introduce new talent, new marketing strategies and updated products. [Racked]