Wake Up Round Up: Lana Del Rey Will Record ‘Blue Velvet’ For H&M

Marissa Mayer, formerly of Google, is now the chief executive of Yahoo. Her mission? To improve user experience. Girl power! [NY Times]

In the past, designers, brands and retailers have used the Internet to deliver interactive commerce and editorialized experiences, as well as satiate a consumer desire for deeper brand engagement — but now they are catering to a B2B audience. [WWD]

The newest model iPhone will be thinner and lighter. [WSJ]

Joanna Sykes, formerly the Aquascutum creative director, has been appointed creative director of Nicole Farhi. [Vogue UK]

Lana Del Rey will be starring H&M's autumn campaign and recording her song “Blue Velvet” for the commercial. [Twitter]

Ebay has jumped on holiday collaboration band wagon, corralling designers for exclusive Christmas products to be released this holiday season. Designers include Billy Reid, Chris Benz, Fallon, Jonathan Adler, Ruffian, Steven Alan and Tibi. [WWD]

Yet again, no mermaid bodies have been found. (I still believe.) [Examiner]

Check out the 10 finalists for the 2012 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund initiative. [Vogue]

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  1. Zoobia

    That’s great for Lana! I think her voice is perfect for the song.