The week's top fashion news stories.
- Turns out fashion wasn't quite done mining Seinfeld for inspiration. Rag & Bone cast the show's star, Jerry Seinfeld, as one of the models in its new Friends & Family series. The famous comedian wears a pair of $275 slip on sneakers and black-and-white striped jeans in his portrait. We wonder how they'll fit in with all the white trainers he wore on TV? (Styleite)
- The dedicated Men's Day at New York Fashion Week is growing. It's second season, which will happen during this September's Spring 2015 shows, will feature 10 participating labels—that's up from just six in February. Expect designers like Antonio Azzuolo, Bespoken, Lucio Castro, and David Hart to take part in the shows. (Daily Front Row)
- Michael Kors is starting to take the men's side of his business more seriously. This week, he announced that he'd hired former Hugo Boss exec Mark Brashear as his new global menswear president. Brashear has been charged with opening up around 10 men's-only stores in the coming year and growing sales of suits and other guys' staples to $1 billion. (WWD)
- If you wish you could wear your Ovadia & Sons clothing everywhere, but don't want to ruin your blazers at the gym, you're in luck. The brand has announced a new line of activewear called Ovadia + that will debut in Barneys for Spring 2015. Expect T-shirts, sweats—and a lower price point. (Four Pins)
- Snoop Dog has teamed up with Happy Socks for a collaboration that will put the rapper's original artwork on our feet come November. He called the project "so natural, because they saw what I was doing and provided me with another platform to further display my artistic abilities." Color us surprised. (FashionBeans)