Olympic bronze medalist Jason Brown’s ponytail is a winner
U.S. Olympic figure skater Jason Brown won a bronze medal at Sochi, but his hair was a winner too: The ponytail got its own Twitter account, @2014PonyPower, with about 4,000 followers, People magazine reports. [People]
Speaking of the Olympics, former skating champion Johnny Weir, who is serving as an NBC commentator during the Sochi Games, is getting a lot of attention for his flamboyant style, which he hasn’t toned down at all -- “Putin-defying openness,” Los Angeles Times writer Bill Plaschke calls it. But Weir tells Plaschke he isn’t being defiant, he’s just being himself. [Los Angeles Times]
Kardashian Kids, the new children’s clothing collection from Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian, is set to go on sale March 15 at Babies R Us, the retailer announced in a news release Wednesday. The clothes are for girls from birth to 24 months, and prices range from $15 to $30.
Actress Rose Byrne is to receive the 2014 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award, organizers announced in a news release Wednesday. Previous winners include Maria Bello, Elizabeth Banks, Hailee Steinfeld and Katie Holmes.
Signet Jewelers Ltd. is buying Zale Corp., joining the two largest mall jewelers. [WWD]
When Fendi presents its Milan Fashion Week show Thursday at around 12:30 p.m. local time, the action will be captured via high-definition drone cameras flying above the catwalk, the label announced. The video will be available live and on-demand at www.fendi.com.
The revived house of Schiaperelli plans to sell its first collection by appointment only in a Paris boutique. [WWD]