Polaroid Snaps Up Gaga, Fur Vs. Fast Fashion, And Obama Sells Coats

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Despite being on the record as anti-curves, Karl Lagerfeld's editorial featuring zaftig Miss Dirty Martini on the mirrored staircase of Coco Chanel's 31 Rue Cambon salon for V 's size issue is a poem in plumpness. (The Cut)
Frida Gustavsson announces through Twitter that she's designing her own line. (Modelina)
A favorite of the ladies, Matthew Williamson is working on his first collection for men. Should be interesting given his distinctively natty personal style. (WWD)
Weatherproof has used the image of President Barack Obama for a massive Times Square billboard without permission (or class for that matter). (Racked)
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Charles Kleibacker, one of the great gown makers of the Diana-Vreeland era, has passed away at 88. (NYT)
Returning from bankruptcy, Polaroid makes a bid for life after death with interesting tactics like hiring Lady Gaga to "develop prototypes in the vein of fashion/technology/photography innovation". (WSJ)
For his part, Jason Wu will introduce a branded digital camera. (StyleList)
It's not just Jeremy Scott making a stateside debut at New York Fashion Week. Peter Jensen is hopping the pond too. (Fashionista)
Swishing Parties—great idea, awful, awful, awful name. (HuffPo)
Photos of Rachel Zoe at the beach in St. Barts raises more health concerns among the blogger set. (CityFile)
Page Six spots Giorgio Armani, "looking out the window of his flagship store at the long line across the street at Abercrombie & Fitch with a puzzled look on his face." We relate. (NYP)
Did you know that product placements on blogs like your beloved Pipeline, are "better advertisements to a younger and chic-centric audience than a traditional billboard in Times Square or full page add in Vogue"? It's true. (PSFK)
NYU has acquired the personal archives of original Riot Grrrl, Kathleen Hanna. Epochal, if you think about it. (VV)
Which is a greater sin, Fur or Fast Fashion? (HuffPo)
Forget the snow and cold. Enjoy three minutes of pure summer on the boardwalk with Sophomore's sizzling spring 2010 video lookbook by Cass Bird. (YouTube)
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