Weekly Catch for 7 May with News from Kate Upton, Bar Refaeli, Orlebar Brown, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup

Photo: kateupton/instagram

It’s hard to believe we have another week down. By now, you know the drill…

Sit back, relax and grab your coffee.

It’s time to catch up on all of the model and fashion news you’ve missed this week, with our special Men’s Corner for all things cars and sailing, for this installment.

Models

Kate Upton
Debuted her engagement ring, from Detroit Tiger’s pitcher Justin Verlander, at Monday’s Met Gala. She shared with E! News that he popped the question before his baseball season started and have “been keeping it on the down low for quite a while.” Read more at E! News.

Bar Refaeli
Has been banned in Israel! Yes, you read that right. This 45-second spot, which is an advertisement for her own swimwear line – Hoodies Swimwear, is said to have been banned by the model’s home country.

Read more at Daily Mail.

Fashion

Orlebar Brown
Has unveiled their Design Your Own service, which will allow you to sport your own prints. Yes, you read that right! Once you download the brand’s #SnapShorts app or visit the brand’s website, you’ll be able to create your own pair of OB Classic Photographic swim shorts. Read more at orlebarbrown.com

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Orlebar Brown

Roka Sports
Is slated to add running apparel, fashion swimwear and eyewear to its offering this summer. The brand is a premium multi-sport brand focused on triathletes and swimmers and recently cyclists. Read more at WWD.

Ralph Lauren
Marks its eleventh consecutive year as the Official Outfitter for The Championships for Wimbledon 2016.

A video posted by @poloralphlauren on

“As the Official Outfitter of The Championships 2016, Ralph Lauren Corporation is honored to continue its part in the rich sporting tradition and history of tennis at Wimbledon on its 130th anniversary.” – Ralph Lauren

Photo: poloralphlauren/instagram
Photo: poloralphlauren/instagram

Men’s Corner

Ford Mustang vs Porsche
Has Germany succumb to the all-American car? Yes and no. A Ford spokesman shared with Forbes that “Mustang outsold Porsche 911 in April on a retail basis — meaning to individual consumers. But fleet sales of 911s means that the monthly crown goes back to Porsche.” Read more at Forbes.

Bentley Motors
Has enabled Apple Watch connectivity with its new mobile app, Bentayga TSR. “[The app] synchronizes with the vehicle’s Touch Screen Remote to allow Bentayga passengers to control or monitor vehicular functions, [such as] climate, the seats’ massage functions and monitor vehicle information from their wrist.” Read more at Luxury Daily.

America’s Cup New York
Presented by Louis Vuitton, kicks off today! Yours truly will be in attendance so stay tuned for the full report. In the meantime, you can read more at America’s Cup.

Photo: americascup/instagram
Photo: americascup/instagram

And on that note, we have to head towards the race!

Until next time…