Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
- Karl Lagerfeld has called French President Francois Hollande an "idiot" for the new tax he's set on high-earning French citizens. "It's a disaster," he says. "He wants to punish (the rich) and of course they leave and no one invests." [Reuters]
- Jennifer Lawrence may have been named the new face of Miss Dior, but she's still sharing the title with Marion Cotillard. The French actress has just finished a new episode of the brand's online documentary, called "Metamorphose." [Fashion Etc.]
- The world's largest shoe store, a 96,000-square-foot Dubai retailer called the Level Shoe District, opened today. The store will stock up to 15,000 pairs of shoes from over 250 brands. [The Los Angeles Times]
- Iris Apfel is adding shoes to her portfolio of products, which already includes handbags, makeup, and costume jewelry. [The Cut]
- Just after Kristina O'Neill left Harper's Bazaar to join WSJ. Magazine, Harper's accessories director Kate Davidson Hudson and senior accessories editor Stefania Allen left, too. Whether their departure is related to O'Neill leaving remains to be seen. [Fashionista]