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  • Karl Lagerfeld has set the theme for this year's Bal de la Rose du Rocher in Monte Carlo as "Belle et Pop," which will combine the imagery and music of France's Golden Age with the latest trends in rap, hip-hop, and soul. [WWD]
  • After previously showing in Milan, Burberry will present its next menswear collection in London. [Telegraph]
  • Macy's latest brand literally comes straight from a magazine. Teen Vogue collaborated with the retailer on a collection that launches in stores and online today. [WWD]
  • Meanwhile, Lily Aldridge has teamed up with Velvet by Graham & Spencer on a 13-piece capsule collection, which reflects the model's signature "boho rock-and-roll glamour" style. [Vogue UK]
  • The Salvatore Ferragamo Museum will explore the mystical role of shoes in mythology through its next exhibition, The Amazing Shoemaker — Fairy Tales and Legends About Shoes and Shoemakers. [WWD]
  • Condé Nast has premiered video networks for Glamour and GQ to kick-start the development of its newly created entertainment division. [Mashable]
  • Iris Apfel's second collection of sunglasses for Eyebobs is now available. [SheFinds]
  • Karlie's Kookies might soon be stocked at a Whole Foods near you. [The New York Post]
  • Nicholas Kirkwood looks to architecture to inspire his fancy footwear: "The curve, the line, the angles, all of it is close to the structure of a bridge, if not of a building in itself." [AnotherMag]
Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
  • To celebrate the release of her book, Grace: A Memoir, Grace Coddington will field questions from Vogue's Twitter account (@VogueMagazine) tomorrow, Nov. 20. [WWD]
  • The iPad is becoming the key to luxury ecommerce success. [WWD]
  • British designer Emma Cook's whimsical collection of apparel and home decor for Topshop will be available Dec. 6. [Elle]
  • See by Chloé design director Laure de Sade has left the company. It is not known what her next move will be. [Vogue UK]
  • Chris Burch, founder and CEO of Burch Creative Capital, has announced that he is slowing down the development of two nascent brands to focus on growing his other labels, C. Wonder and Monika Chiang. [WWD]
  • Stella McCartney has designed a White Ribbon badge to run during a two-week campaign for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Nov. 25. [Vogue UK]
  • Hugo Guinness says that humor is his main source of inspiration for his artwork, which is currently being featured in a line of accessories for Coach. [FashionEtc]
  • Anna Karenina costume designer Jacqueline Durran says 1950s couture inspired the movie's costumes because it has "a stark, architectural approach which doesn't involve a lot of surface detail but at the same time captures a kind of romanticism." [Fashionista]
  • The Maison Martin Margiela for H&M collection hasn't sold out yet. [Racked]
  • Jordi Constans is the new CEO of Louis Vuitton, replacing Yves Carcelle. [WWD]
  • Vanessa Steward's second capsule collection for A.P.C. will expand into the company's bread and butter: denim. [Style.com]
  • Iris Apfel's personal style mantra is "more is more and less is a bore!" [Fashionista]
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]
All the news bits fit to print — here, in our daily roundup.
  • Derek Blasberg sure knows how to make the ladies smile. "It's such a pleasure to have a handsome young fella come a-calling," 91-year-old Iris Apfel said when Blasberg interviewed her for his Hairspray Confessions video series. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Anna Dello Russo has released a "fashion shower" video in honor of her upcoming H&M collection. [Vogue UK]
  • First Lincoln Center, now a beauty deal. Katie Holmes is the new face of Bobbi Brown. [Fashion Etc.]
  • One might think that Andre Leon Talley has a jam-packed show schedule this week, and one might be right. But the famous editor's show of choice is actually happening in North Carolina: it's the Democratic National Convention. [Racked]
  • Speaking of politics, Anna Wintour might also be skipping some Spring 2013 shows in support of the cause; the Vogue editor in chief is reportedly hosting a $15,000-a-head dinner at her home on the very same day that Milan Fashion Week kicks off. [Fashionista]
  • Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book, which hits newsstands Sept. 13, will be a whopping 340 pages. [WWD]
  • Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
    • Kate Moss wears a bevy of designers in the June issue of Harper's Bazaar, including Salvatore Ferragamo, Calvin Klein, and Alexander McQueen. Moss was photographed by Terry Richardson and styled by Andrew Richardson (no relation). [Fashion Etc.]
    • Miranda Kerr says her favorite runway job was for Balenciaga because she "was pregnant at the time, so my son Flynn and I walked the catwalk together," Kerr said. "He was in my belly, so it made it really special." [Vogue UK]
    • Jenna Lyons says Iris Apfel should be tasked with reviving the Schiaparelli brand now that it's coming back to the market. "She's so full of life and she's got an incredible attitude. I don’t think she'd want to, but I think she would be amazing," Lyons said. [Page Six]
    • Erin Heatherton, face of Victoria's Secret's fitness line, VSX, has plenty of wellness tips but says she doesn't fret about what she eats. "You can't stress too much about it. I work out and I eat right and I can't be too hard on myself about making mistakes." [FitSugar]
    • Glamour will devote its entire September issue to fashion, using every editorial page for some kind of style coverage. Readers can follow the progress of the issue on Glamour's Pinterest page. [Glamour]
    Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
    • Hermès doesn't sell its Birkin handbags online, but flash sale sites like Gilt, Rue La La, and MyHabit do. Here's a look at how they ensure authenticity. [BuzzFeed]
    • A new deal with Sandow Media will expand Fred Segal beyond its Southern California roots. The retailer is expected to set up shops in New York, Miami, Las Vegas, as well as in Europe and Asia, with the first of the new stores opening some time next year. [Racked]
    • Karl Lagerfeld has signed on to give the exterior of Monaco's Hotel Métropole a redesign. The first part of the project, which involves refreshing the hotel's pool, terrace, gardens, and a new restaurant, will be unveiled in July. [The Daily Telegraph]
    • Paco Rabanne's artistic director Manish Arora is leaving the brand after designing just two season's worth of clothing and despite the fact that Arora's designs had gotten favorable press coverage. Lady Gaga even wore one of his dresses to the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards. [The Cut]
    • Iris Apfel will debut her own handbags in collaboration with HSN, which also sells her jewelry line. The bags are made from Mongolian lamb's wool, snakeskin, and calf hair, and will retail for $228 to $398. [WWD]
    • Greg Kessler's latest installment of Model-Morphosis shows off Chanel's most popular lacquers. Nails go from unadorned to coated with the flick of a mouse. [T Magazine]
    • Nicola Formichetti will debut an eponymous fashion label next year. The clothes will be "digitally oriented and high-tech . . . Why do you have to have a zipper when you can have a jacket that's molded to your body?" Formichetti explained. [Styleite]
        Photo: A Birkin snapped on the streets during Milan Menswear Week in January 2012.
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