5 Things To Know This AM — Mar 06 2013

Retro-glam burlesque icon Dita Von Teese takes a rare step into futuristic fashion to model the first-ever fully 3D-printed dress, designed by Michael Schmidt. (Styleite)
Is there such thing as an ethically-produced leather bag? Gucci tries its hand with the Green Carpet Challenge. No deforestation necessary. (The Guardian)
The Billionaire Girls Club just got its newest member: Tory Burch. (The Daily Mail)
Everyone knows that behind a great man is an equally great woman — and polls show that President Obama's success is heavily influenced by the public's admiration for FLOTUS Michelle Obama. (PR Newswire)
We have a lot to be thankful for when it comes to texting today, but Shigetaka Kurita deserves it all. He's the man who invented the emoji, and this is his story. (The Verge)
Image: Via The Verge.

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