The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Rihanna’s Stylist Named Fashion Director at 023c, Chrissy Teigen Takes It All Off for GQ, and Jean-Louis Scherrer Dead at 78


• Rihanna‘s stylist Mel Ottenberg has picked up a new gig as 023c‘s new fashion director. He contributed to the bi-annual’s  last two issues, and will now be a permanent fixture on its masthead. Creative director and editor of the ‘zine Joerg Koch showed enthusiasm for the appointment, telling WWD,  “I am always impressed by the ease in which Mel alternates between hyper-precise styling and mainstream rebellion. He is the perfect match for 032c’s modern take on fashion for men and women.” (WWD)

joan smalls anja rubik boss fall 2013
joan smalls and anja rubik boss fall 2013

• Joan Smalls and Anja Rubik give serious face in Boss’s Fall 2013 Ad Campaign. What do you think? (Fashion Bomb Inbox)
• Chrissy Teigen sports nary but a pair of Marc Jacobs heels for the July issue of GQ, hitting newsstands June 25th. The swimsuit model is also listed as one of the magazine’s sexiest women of 2013. It’s clear to see why. (Fashion Bomb inbox)


• In honor of Pride month, Patricia Field is giving back to the girls. The legendary stylist has created a set of snapbacks, emblazoned with embroidered ‘PRIDE’ lettering. 10% of the proceeds will benefit the Ali Forney Center, which provides shelter for homeless LGBT youth. Get yours for $36 at the Patricia Field website. (Fashion Bomb inbox)


• To coincide with the launch of his new eyewear line, Karl Lagerfeld and Tokidoki have teamed for a video game in which players  try and steal the sunglasses off a virtual rendering of the Chanel designer. Players click at a moving Lagerfeld avatar, made agile by the magic of technology. Remove his sunnies to win a limited-edition Tokidoki figurine or, even better, a pair of Lagerfeld-branded shades. You can only collect prizes if you’re a resident of France, but you can still play the game at (WWD)


• French coutourier Jean-Louis Scherrer passed away  at the age of 78 in Paris. The designer enjoyed a long career working alongside Yves Saint Laurent at Christian Dior. In 1962, he went on to start his own couture label, dressing the likes of Jacqueline Kennedy, Racquel Welch.  Scherrer’s work  and impact on fashion will be fondly remembered by the community at large. (WWD)


• And, because she’s cute, here’s Blue Ivy Carter out and about with her nanny. She looks just like her daddy! (UsWeekly)



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