5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 20 2012

Apparently — get this — Karl Lagerfeld was once a little boy. We know, we know, we thought he came out of the womb with a white pony and blackout shades, too. (Racked)
Something tells us that when Ariel (of The Little Mermaid fame) told us she wanted more than just "gadgets and gizmos aplenty" she wasn't talking about a nose job, breast implants, and a cheek lift. This new ad for a Venezuelan plastic surgery company thinks otherwise...hmm. (The Huffington Post)
We love wine. We love purses. However, the gimmicky combination of the two (which seems kind of awesome in theory) may just be plain bizarre. (The Hairpin)
Sorry we're not sorry that we still aren't over the U.S. Olympics gymnastics team. This interview with two of the Fab Five, Gabby Douglas and Jordyn Wieber, in which they talk Twitter, Kate Middleton, and makeup, is all sorts of adorable. (Elle)
Now this is a shade of grey we can all get on board with: Menswear designer Thom Browne launches a new line focused on a younger generation, named Thom Grey. (WWD)
Photo: Via Racked

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