The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Beauty Vlogger Talia Joy Castellano Passes, Kardashian Kollection Teams With Lipsy London, and H&M US E-Commerce to Launch Next Month!


• It is with a heavy heart that I write that teen beauty vlogger Talia Joy Castellano lost her 6-year battle with cancer yesterday at 11:22am. The 13-year-old Castellano gained notoriety and inspired millions with her expert YouTube makeup tutorials, bubbly personality, and her valiant fight against the two types of cancers with which she was afflicted: preleukemia and neuroblastoma. Last September, Talia was made an honorary CoverGirl on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends, fans, and all who loved her. (HuffPost)


Khloe, Kourtney and Kim Kardashian at the Kardashian Kollection Launch Party

• The Kardashians are set to release another klothing kollection upon the world, this time in partnership with British label Lipsy London. Due out in October, the line will offer higher-end pieces than their last effort with Dorothy Perkins, with prices ranging from $45.36 to $226.81. The Kardashian Kollection for Lipsy London will be available in the U.K., Middle East, and Spain. Next up for the Kardashians? Kid’s klothing, according to Jupi Corp. (the company that owns the Kardashian Kollection) president Bruno Schiavi. (WWD)


• The dirndl gets a stylish update thanks to Karl Lagerfeld. The designer’s created an edged-out version of the traditional costume for his Munich concept store opening in September. The punk rock dirndl will be available in time for Oktoberfest, which will be happening for its 180th year. (WWD)


h&M shanghai store

• Remember that e-commerce website H&M was supposed to launch in the United States at the start of 2013? Yesterday, the retailer announced that the launch date to the site had been pushed back. This morning, tweeted H&M to find out when in tarnation we might be able to expect the site, the retailer tweeted back, “Online shopping will be available @hmusa in August, stay tuned for further details!”  Finally! (Fashionista)



• Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo are engaged! People magazine reported today that the on-again off-again couple are back together, now (possibly?) for life!. The two started dating last year and split this spring, but have since reconciled. Congratulations to the happy couple! (People)