5 Things To Know This AM — Oct 18 2012

Who wore it better? Lady Gaga or Iris Apfel? The latter was featured on the cover of Dazed and Confused wearing pieces from Comme des Garçons' fall '12 collection, but you might remember when Mother Monster wore the same dress a while back. (Styleite)
Here's something to make you feel all warm and fuzzy: Chanel came to the rescue of flailing Scottish cashmere company Barrie Knitwear and saved 176 jobs. Prior to the acquisition, the company had worked with Chanel for more than 25 years. (Telegraph)
The tech world isn’t only for the fellas...we oughta know! Check out this Nylon feature on women who are making names for themselves in the dot.com industry. Follow the advice of these young techies and you’ll be well on your way to starting a career in e-commerce and social media. (Nylon)
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In other Chanel-related news, here’s a sneak peek at Karl Lagerfeld’s shoot with Victoria Beckham in Coco Chanel’s apartment. Posh tweeted the photos yesterday, and the final shots will appear in a future issue of Elle France. We can’t wait to get our hands on this très chic cover. (Fashionista)
Merging editorial content and e-commerce for a one-stop fashion experience is one of the latest trends in the industry (ahem, R29 Shops) and Harper’s Bazaar is certainly not one to be left behind. Check out its new e-commerce site, shopBazaar, and get your hands on looks curated by the likes of Carine Roitfeld. (Harper's Bazaar)
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