Today's Headlines

October 29, 2012 BY CAPSULESNEWS

Steve Jobs continues to leave his mark in all areas of design long after his death. Watch the unveiling of his yacht design, created in conjunction with Philippe Starck. [HUH.]

Hermés' Véronique Nichanian, the deputy artistic director for Hermés, speaks out about luxury menswear for the modern man. [GQ]

Christophe de Pous, the former CEO of Gucci Japan, is coming west to take over as president of Gucci North America. [WWD]

Rita Ora is taking over Alexa Chung's old role as the new face of Italian brand Superga. [Complex]

Prominent East coast retail sites took precautions and closed early over the weekend to wait out Hurricane Sandy. [WWD]

Holt Renfrew is rolling out a new line of stores across Canada, called hr2, that will act as a lower-priced alternative to the luxury goods that are stocked at Holt Renfrew. [WWD]

The Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen will erase the need to ever transcribe your notes again. This innovative pen automatically and wirelessly sends your written words and audio to a secure Evernote account, where they can be securely accessed at any time. [Hypebeast]