5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 31 2012

Major girl crush alert: Chloë Sevigny is the cover star for XOXO's September issue. The editorial feautures Sevigny looking even more badass than usual. If that's even possible? (Design Scene)
After Condoleezza Rice spoke at the RNC, Twitter exploded in a fit of Mean Girl-style comments calling out the former Secretary of State for having lipstick on her teeth. Luckily, André Leon Talley was there to put all those cyber bullies (who apparently always look perfect and never make mistakes) in their place. (Fashionista)
We have so many (seriously, so many) mixed feelings about this personal essay in which a girl fakes her dad's heart attack at work so she can go shopping. Okay, maybe not just to go shopping... but still. (The Cut)
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We aren't ones to believe the world is ending at the end of this year, but then news like this hits and we start thinking, "Well, you know. Maybe." Ryan Lochte has confirmed he will be starting a fashion line and possibly a reality show — at least, that's what we think he said. (Styleite)
Proenza Schouler has released a line of makeup bags, available in four cheery colors, all ideal for giving a pop of color to our winter wardrobe. (Style)
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