Grab your coffee and let’s get this edition of Weekly Catch underway…
Was on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and since retiring, she decided it was time to pass the runway model torch off to…Jimmy of course!
Explained why she hadn’t become a Victoria’s Secret Angel. As a reminder, she had walked the runway for the lingerie brand but didn’t become an Angel. She said it simply came down to the fact that they “could not afford me.” Read more at The Sun.
Celebrated a birthday on Thursday. Happy Birthday, Bridget!
Polo Ralph Lauren
Offered a look at Team USA‘s closing ceremony uniforms for the upcoming Olympics in Brazil.
Stella McCartney x Adidas UK
Unveiled their Olympics Kit designs for Team GB and Paralympics GB.
Ale by Alessandra
Has added body art to its offering. The new addition to the Ale by Alessandra brand is, of course, modeled by Alessandra Ambrosio.
Heads to Mykonos for its spring/summer 2016 campaign, which features models Grace Elizabeth, Elizabeth Turner and Solveig Mork with Gui Fedrizzi. The campaign was snapped by Kayt Jones.
Has come to Texas! The Florida-born fashion boutique has opened up a location at Houston’s Galleria. You can expect to find infusions of Miami and Bal Harbour with photography by Ellen von Unwerth and Dennis Hopper. Read more at The Webster.
Covers the latest issue of Maxim, which was shot by Gilles Bensimon. She speaks about Victoria’s Secret to even being a hometown sensation, if you will. Read more at Maxim.
Is opening its Upper East Side studio in New York City to group classes, starting 2 May! Time to tap our inner model. Read more at Ballet Beautiful.
Is bringing a fashion photography exhibit, which includes images from Herb Ritts, Richard Avedon and more, to auction on 19 May with the exhibition kicking off on Sunday 15 May. Read more at Sotheby’s London.
Makes your trip to and from The Hamptons much easier. With the company’s app, you’ll be able to get free helicopter transfers between Manhattan and The Hamptons every weekend throughout the summer. The fees tally up at $9,675 annually along with a one-time $3,500 initiation fee. Read more at Hamptons Curbed.
Launches in Dubai today. And yes, you read that right – Uber + Yacht. Uber will allow customers to reserve a yacht 48 hours in advance and will cost about $82 per person. Read more at CNN.
Czapek & Cie
Has launched a subscription campaign that will offer you the ability to acquire one of its limited edition timepieces from its 2016 “Quai des Bergues” line and be a part of the watchmaking process where each timepiece is individually crafted.
“To own a Quai des Bergues timepiece is, above all, to be part of a story,” – Xavier de Roquemaurel, CEO of Czapek & Cie
Read more at Czapek & Cie.
Has designed a six-piece luggage collection that is crafted from leather and carbon fiber and is said to fit “perfectly” into the luxury car maker’s Wraith. The luggage collection is available for $45,854. Read more at Acquire Magazine.
The New York Yacht Club
Will be making its annual summer cruise from New York City to Newport, Rhode Island. The voyage runs from 6 – 13 May. Read more at Yachting.
And, before we depart, we have to say a congratulations to Ella Woodward!
AKA Deliciously Ella, married Matthew Mills at her mother’s house on the island of Mustique. She wore British design Jenny Packham. Read more at Marie Claire UK.
Until next week…