5 Things To Know This AM — Jan 30 2013

Cool-kid brand X-Girl is back, and is packing as much fun as it can into a new line, available exclusively at VFiles. We know there's always been a part of you that wanted to be as trendy as Kim Gordon or Sofia Coppola. (Teen Vogue)
Get your pre-orders ready: A biography of the enigmatic designer Cristóbal Balenciaga is set to be released next week. Pretty exciting...as this is, after all, the man who inspired Karl to get into fashion. (WWD)
Ditch the tired heart-shaped chocolates and drugstore teddy — give change this Valentine's Day instead! Every dollar of your purchase from L.A.-based brand Della goes directly towards providing education, employment, and overall well-being for poverty-stricken women in Ghana. (Della)
Is the recession still going on? Not in Chanel's world. The luxury brand reportedly sold out of its latest line of dresses and handbags within two months...which means somebody can still afford to buy 'em. (Bloomberg)
Think you can't go shopping without spending at least $100? Think again. The editors over at Huffington Post Style took it upon themselves to put together entire outfits for $100 or less. Our extra insider's tip? Make friends with the sales people. (Huffington Post)

Image via Teen Vogue.


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