5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 21 2011

Back to school for the caviar set: $50 Alexander McQueen pencils! (Stylelist)
China knocks off the Apple store so well, its own employees were tricked. (Daily Mail)
Here's a first. Nicholas Kirkwood makes what might be the world's first kitten-heel platform. Would you wear it? (Elle)
Check out a sneak-peek at the Karl Lagerfeld for Macy's collection. (Fashionologie)
Nicola Formichetti makes another foot-in-mouth statement, as he remarked upon receiving the Isabella Blow Award, "I think old people should just be old and go away." Oops. (ElleUK)

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