Tara Subkoff Discusses Brain Tumor; Erin Wasson Wants to Style Britney

Photo: Courtesy of H&M

• Tara Subkoff talked to Harper's Bazaar about overcoming her brain tumor, and said she is "really happy right now." [Harper's Bazaar]

Erin Wasson on whom she'd like to style: "Britney Spears! I'd love to pull out her hair extensions and fake lashes and get her in her own skin for once — something raw and beautiful. Call me up, Britney." [Style Blogger/Teen Vogue via Fashionologie]

• H&M cast Erin Wasson, Julia Stegner, Daria Werbowy, Lara Stone, and Sasha Pivovarova for its new swimwear campaign. [Modelinia]

• Gilt Groupe hired Nylon executive editor Stephanie Trong to be the site's editorial director. [WWD]

• Kelly Cutrone launched her own YouTube channel yesterday named KellyCutroneTV. [SheFinds]

• New Estée Lauder face Liu Wen: "I studied tourism in school and had plans to become a tour guide, but truthfully I never really worked full-time as one. My first real job was as a model." [Editors' Blog/W]

• Steven Alan for Keds shoes will come out May 1 online and in Steven Alan stores. [Fashionista]

Jason Wu vacationed in Uruguay and went horseback riding. [WWD]

Oscar de la Renta isn't retiring any time soon: “People always ask me how much longer I am going to do this, and I say the day I learn everything is when I should stop. I am a curious person, so every day is a learning process. There has never been a time as challenging as now to create clothes. Back in the Sixties, my customers only got their clothes from one place. Today, that loyalty doesn’t exist as women want to project their own individuality through fashion. It’s about understanding the needs and aspirations of professional women that makes it so exciting.” [WWD]