Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, shops the outlet mall

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, shops the outlet mall
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, at a recent public appearance with husband Prince William, right, and brother-in-law Prince Harry. (Andrej Isakovic / AFP/Getty Images)

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, likes a bargain as much as anyone -- and she was spotted shopping at the designer outlets at Bicester Village in Oxfordshire, England, on Sunday, People reports. Among her stops were Ralph Lauren and Valentino. [People]

North West, spawn of Kanye and Kim Kardashian West, has already appeared with her parents in Vogue, and now the 14-month-old has started her own modeling career, appearing in an upcoming issue of CR Fashion Book wearing a diaper, a sweater festooned with a Chanel brooch and carrying a Chanel bag. "It's never too early to care about fashion," Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld says in a quote with the photo. [CR Fashion Book]

Fashion bloggers Scott Schuman of the Sartorialist and Garance Dore have broken up, in news they -- what else? -- blogged. They'd been together seven years. [Garance Dore, Sartorialist]

Mattel is teaming with Forever 21, Wildfox and Lord & Taylor on some Barbie-inspired clothing and accessories collections for fall. [WWD]

Flash-sale site Ideeli, which was acquired by Groupon in January, has been renamed Ideel and will increase its focus on the plus-size shopper.[Racked, WWD]

Two footwear companies have merged with Steve Madden Ltd., acquiring Dolce Vita Holdings Inc. for $60.3 million. [Street Insider]