5 Things To Know This AM — Nov 13 2012

Despite the look of her culottes-only spread in Harper's Bazaar, Tay-Tay Swift confessed to being a card-carrying, frock-fiend — but owning hundreds and hundreds of dresses is only part of the issue. The singer — who's currently recovering from yet another high-profile breakup — also added comments that suggest a pants phobia. Well, at least a fear of wearing the pants in her relationships. (US Magazine)
Barney’s Electric Holiday campaign has firmly established its most fashionable starlet in its new video. Overcome with Lanvin-lust (we've all been there) on the streets of Paris, Ms. Minnie Mouse loses herself in a designer daydream of sorts, where she meets just about every industry big-wig and street-style star — all of whom receive the requisite Disney treatment. See if you can tell the difference between Cruella De Vil and a cartoonish Daphne Guinness. (Fashionologie)
Forget about Kansas. The lucky auction winner who purchased Dorothy Gale's original dress worn in The Wizard Of Oz for nearly half a million dollars must have hit some kind of Vegas jackpot. (The Guardian)
Sure, we're very psyched about Les Nouvelles's website redesign — it'll totally improve online shopping with a stronger emphasis on editorial, plus how about all those new and improved features? But let's be real, here: Re-invented websites equal sale city! Use "Moi" before November 16 and get 20% off your purchase! (Les Nouvelles)
We like the way Alexa Chung does the beach vacay — i.e., holidaying knee-deep in best friends! Chung took to her Instagram to chronicle her getaway with gal- and guy-pals Leigh Lezark, Harley Viera Newton, and Derek Blasberg, and uh yeah, we're feeling extreme FOMO right now. (Grazia)
Photo: Via US Magazine

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