5 Things To Know This AM — Mar 13 2013

If you thought some of the articles on Goop were extreme, just wait until you read Gwyneth Paltrow's newest cookbook. In the tome, she eschews gluten, dairy, sugar, and almost everything we hold dear — and, some critics are not taking that lightly. (Refinery29)
We've been fans of The Editorialist (from former Elle accessories editors Kate Davidson Hudson and Stefania Allen) since the recent launch, but we're really loving the newest feature. Street Chic shines a spotlight on the best of the best in street style shots from all over the world — we think we found the ultimate inspiration board. (Editorialist)
J.Crew is known for its sleek tailoring, and never is that more true than with the label's sharper-than-sharp suits. Now, thanks to a fascinating new video, you can follow the design team while they travel to Italy to source material, and see the history behind the pieces. (J.Crew)
Calling all shoe lovers! We've got your chance to meet the man, the myth, the legend: Manolo Blahnik. He'll be holding court at the shoe salon at Bergdorf Goodman this Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m., so get ready to meet your stiletto match. (Bergdorf Goodman)
It's no secret that we love Chanel here at R29, but now that brand has given us something a little different to crush on. In celebration of the newest line of J12 Chromatic watches, the Parisian fashion hous teamed up with VFiles and commissioned artist Jeanette Hayes to created a limited edition set of GIFs — yep, you read that right. GIFs. (VFiles)
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