Fashion News Roundup: Isabel Marant Is Opening a Los Angeles Store, Nicki Minaj Covers Complex, and How John Varvatos Feels About Being On Fashion Star

Isabel Marant is Coming to Los Angeles: The French designer is packing her wedge sneakers and high-tailing it to Los Angeles, where she will open a 2,500 square foot store in West Hollywood. {WWD subscription required} Rag & Bone Opts For in-House PR: The brand has tapped Tanja Ruhnke for their newly-created Head of Communications post. Ruhnke, who just left a position at KCD Paris, served as Internal Communications Director at Helmut Lang until 2004. Clearly, she is well-equipped to helm the Communications department at Rag & Bone. {Fashionista inbox} Nicki Minaj Covers Complex's 10th Anniversary Issue: The emcee dons a platinum blonde wig and brandishes a black and white lollipop for the glossy's celebratory cover. {Complex}
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Isabel Marant is Coming to Los Angeles: The French designer is packing her wedge sneakers and high-tailing it to Los Angeles, where she will open a 2,500 square foot store in West Hollywood. {WWD subscription required} Rag & Bone Opts For in-House PR: The brand has tapped Tanja Ruhnke for their newly-created Head of Communications post. Ruhnke, who just left a position at KCD Paris, served as Internal Communications Director at Helmut Lang until 2004. Clearly, she is well-equipped to helm the Communications department at Rag & Bone. {Fashionista inbox} Nicki Minaj Covers Complex's 10th Anniversary Issue: The emcee dons a platinum blonde wig and brandishes a black and white lollipop for the glossy's celebratory cover. {Complex}
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Isabel Marant is Coming to Los Angeles: The French designer is packing her wedge sneakers and high-tailing it to Los Angeles, where she will open a 2,500 square foot store in West Hollywood. {WWD subscription required}

Rag & Bone Opts For in-House PR: The brand has tapped Tanja Ruhnke for their newly-created Head of Communications post. Ruhnke, who just left a position at KCD Paris, served as Internal Communications Director at Helmut Lang until 2004. Clearly, she is well-equipped to helm the Communications department at Rag & Bone. {Fashionista inbox}

Nicki Minaj Covers Complex's 10th Anniversary Issue: The emcee dons a platinum blonde wig and brandishes a black and white lollipop for the glossy's celebratory cover. {Complex}

Zac Posen's Doing Eyewear: Posen is teaming up with Illesteva eyewear on a limited edition sunglass collection, set to release next month. For $300, you can purchase Posen's cat-eye or oval frames in clear and tortoise, leopard, green, yellow, and brown. Look for them at Colette, Opening Ceremony, and Illesteva.com {WWD subscription required}

John Varvatos Feels Weird About Being on Billboards: The designer admits he hesitated to join NBC's Fashion Star as a mentor because he felt a little strange about being thrust into the public eye: "I didn’t say yes [to this show] for a very long time. And I turned down other projects like this in the past. Seeing all the billboards and ads on buses for the show is a lot to take in. I still wonder what it means, getting out there [in the public] like this.” {WWD subscription required}

Get Ready for Andy Warhol x NARS Cosmetics: The makeup brand snagged a license from the Andy Warhol Foundation, and is set to release a cosmetics collection this fall. We expect a lot of bold color. And maybe a soup can palette? {WWD subscription required}

TOMS Just Got A Little More Expensive: Introducing TOMS+, the label's high-end range of shoes. Set to launch this fall, TOMS+ will feature the espadrille-style the brand is known for, only this time, the shoes will be made with more expensive materials and "different design techniques," as founder Blake Mycoskie explains. The shoes will retail between $100 to $140. Look for them this fall in Bergdorf Goodman, American Rag, and Neiman Marcus {WWD subscription required}

Who Is This Mystery Beauty Covering ELLE Ukraine?: That's Olivia Palermo, guys. We did a collective Scooby-Doo "rrow?" at this cover-- she is barely recognizable. Beautiful, but still not looking like herself. {Fashion Gone Rogue}