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Five Batty Things Karl Lagerfeld (Supposedly) Does

Meet Arnaud Maillard, Karl Lagerfeld’s former assistant. He wanted to quit to take a different job, Karl fired him first (!), and poor Arnaud said he’s been “jobless” ever since.

So like legions of disgruntled assistants before him who read The Devil Wears Prada, Arnaud wrote Merci Karl! (in French and German only)… More »


Anna Wintour Responds To Being Called A “Cold Bitch”

“60 Minutes” devoted a 13-minute segment to profiling Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue, this weekend. Journalist Morley Safer described Wintour as “a name that strikes terror in some, loathing in others, and transforms some into obsequious toadies.” Not that his observation is incorrect, but, geez, what a way to introduce someone.

It didn’t… More »


Style Buzz: Karl Lagerfeld’s Barbie Dolls

DAMN, why do I not live in France?!?! Karl Lagerfeld designed fancy little outfits for some Barbie dolls and they’re are on display at the Colette shop in Paris from March 9-28. Pics (alongside a real-life “Ken” model) above. [Collete]
And in more Barbie news: a lawmaker in West Virgina is trying to outlaw the… More »


Quick Pic: High-End Origami

Even though markets around the world aren’t at their best right now, the Paris haute couture shows will go on! Today was the start of the super high-end fashion event began today, and Karl Lagerfeld’s monochrome designs for Chanel Haute Couture came down the runway. The models wore paper flower hats — there must be… More »


The Daily Squeeze: “Twilight” Is Good For Business And Inmates Find A Way To Have Sex

Forks, WA, has had an unexpected surge in tourists, or rather Edward stalkers, who have been making pilgrimages to the town. [NPR]
In other “Twilight”-related news, Hot Topic reported an 11.4 percent increase in profits for the third quarter, helped largely by sales from its license with the movie. [DNR] … More »


Quick Pic: Mask Or Bag?

Fashionable spies will be carrying these bags next spring since they trick enemies into thinking you’re Karl Lagerfeld himself. [Karl Lagerfeld fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 10/1/2008] … More »


Quick Pic: Claudia Schiffer Wants Her Chanel And She Wants It Now

What do you think Karl Lagerfeld would do if someone showed up to his show in anything other than head-to-toe Chanel? Club them with a quilted purse? Smother them with a tweed suit? Stab them with a Mary Jane? [Paris, 7/1/08] … More »


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