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Ieva Laguna is Underdressed

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Gray on Gray: The tank top wins again. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

Eisenhower Era: An in-depth profile of Brooks Brothers circa 1950, regurgitated through the timeless magic of the blogosphere. [Ivy Style]

Dad Rock Rides Again: The National’s Matt Berninger checks in on the state of churning white-collar angst. [A.V. Club]

Karl Will Be Karl: Karl Lagerfeld delivers a glamorously unhinged video for Chanel. Shine on, you crazy mogul. [UnBeige]

Natalia Vodianova has Legs for Miles

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Jumping on Tables: Also, she seems to be defying gravity. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

So You’ve Totalled Your Bugatti…: A rundown of the ten most expensive car wrecks of all time, wreck by excruciating wreck. Not for the faint of heart. [Luxist]

Want: Some day, we will make coffee with this machine, living in a house made entirely from glass and reclaimed wood. Possibly in Oregon. [Inhabitat]

Lagercola: Karl Lagerfeld gets his own Coca Cola bottle. Andy Warhol would be proud. [Slamxhype]

Claudia, Klonopin, and Hov’s Dream Deferred

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Indomitable: These Dom Perignon ads make us forgive Karl Lagerfeld for basically everything. [NotCot]

The Blueprint: Jay-Z’s hotelier ambitions are quashed by the economic downturn. We’re hoping this means the next album gets a Robert Rubin diss track. [Luxist]

Type Slowly: Is the fashion industry moving in slower cycles? Maybe it’s just the klonopin. [PSFK]

Out in the Streets: Counting down the 21 best-looking people in New York. [Racked]

Sign of the Times

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Usually people are a bit cannier about Marie Antionette comparisons—especially when the peasants are as restless as they are now—but Karl Lagerfeld has never been one to restrain himself.

Based on the story that the classic champagne coupe was modeled off Marie Antionette’s breast, good old Karl has brought the coupe into the modern day with another impeccable glass, only this time it's modeled off of Claudia Schiffer’s bosom and suspended by three bottles of Dom Perignon. If you needed somewhere to point your pitchforks…

Sasha Grey, Orange Pocket Squares and Moose Hunting

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The Talented Ms. Grey: Vice Magazine favorite Sasha Grey is making the leap up to legitimate film with a movie about a call girl. Apparently going from real porn star to fictional prostitute is a big step up. [Variety]

A Touch of Orange: A master class in restrained use of color. The gist is, never underestimate the pocket square. [A Suitable Wardrobe]

Cinema du Karl: Everyone’s favorite teddy bear Karl Lagerfeld is getting into the movie business with a silent film. We hear those are all the rage these days. [WWD]

The Hunt is On: Moose-hunting with Wasilla’s finest. [Josh Spear]

Live for Eva

  • Jared Paul Stern

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We say one can never get enough of Czech supermodel and card-carrying Kemptress Eva Herzigova, so we welcome the latest installment in Karl Lagerfeld's episodic ad campaign for Dom Pérignon's 1996 Rosé Vintage champagne.

Especially as it requires Eva to lounge around in a luxury hotel room in her lingerie, getting soused on pink bubbly. In the Kaiser's scenario, she check's into the hotel and finds a handsome fellow rooming down the hall who apparently shares her obsession with Dom. A few establishing shots later, they're getting it on but manage to never spill a drop. Trust us, that isn't how it happened in real life.

Vodianova, Lagerfeld, and Europe’s Richest Man

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French Love: The lovely Natalia Vodianova is trying her hand as a lingerie designer with an “unnamed French brand.” Here’s hoping she signs on for the ads. [SassyBella]

Lagerphobia: Apparently even Karl Lagerfeld is tired of Karl Lagerfeld. [Canadian Press]

Pack it in: The anatomy of a canvas pack. [A Continuous Lean]

Crash Course: Europe’s (former) richest man lost $28 billion over the past four months. Apparently he still has his health, as well as $17 billion. [Luxist]