Meet Barbie Lagerfeld, a doll based on Karl

Karl Lagerfeld inspired a collector-edition Barbie

Barbie is certainly no stranger to fashion. And this fall the Barbie Collector label plans to garb her as a man whose name is synonymous with fashion: get ready for Barbie Lagerfeld. The doll, dressed like uber designer Karl Lagerfeld with her ponytail cinched at the nape of the neck like his, will be available this fall, according to a news release. No other information yet on details, such as price.

Veronique Hyland at the Cut blog reminds us that actress Elaine Stritch, who died Thursday at age 89, was among the first to wear a uniform -- on and off stage -- of a big shirt over tights. [The Cut]

Tights are now for men too. Also on Thursday, Oklahoma City Thunder player Russell Westbrook released a men's collection for Barneys that includes animal print "sport" tights worn under shorts. [Racked]

Actress Zhou Xun performed two songs at a charity event in China on Wednesday before going backstage, reemerging in a Chanel ivory wedding gown and marrying tuxedo-clad actor Archie Kao onstage. [People]

Vensette, a New York-based beauty on demand service that will bring hair stylists and makeup artists to you, celebrated its Los Angeles launch this week with a party co-hosted by Dita Von Teese. [WWD]

Sebastian Suhl, chief executive at Givenchy, is moving to Marc Jacobs. [Fashionista]

Elle Macpherson posted a picture of herself wearing a bikini and proving just how good a woman can look at 50 (if she's a millionaire supermodel, that is). [Los Angeles Times]


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