Pharrell's got a brand new hat

Pharrell's got a brand new hat
Pharrell Williams and his wife, Helen Lasichanh, arrive as Chanel presents its Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Metiers d'Art Collection on Tuesday at Park Avenue Armory in New York City. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty Images)

Was that Pharrell Williams at Chanel's Paris-Salzburg 2014-15 Metiers dArt Collection show in New York on Tuesday night? Why yes, it was, but we almost didn't recognize him in his new hat. Williams performed during the evening. Others in the celeb-heavy crowd included Beyonce, Patti Smith, Alexa Chung, Julianne Moore and Vanessa Paradis. [The Cut]

Karl Lagerfeld says his adored cat Choupette -- you know the white fluff-ball who has two personal maids, gets her own luxury hotels when she travels and is pampered to perfection -- made more than $3 million last year by modeling in two ad campaigns. Lagerfeld compares her to Garbo. [The Cut]

Dior has canceled plans to show its cruise collection in Los Angeles in May and is going to Cannes instead. [Los Angeles Times]

The chief executive officers of Gap and Levi's made a joint statement Wednesday slamming Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which is being roundly criticized for legalizing discrimination since it would allow business owners to refuse to serve customers if they feel their religious beliefs are being violated in doing so. Art Peck (Gap) and Chip Bergh (Levi's)  said the law is "bad for business" and "fundamentally wrong." [WWD]

Musician Jenny Lewis is known for her rainbow suit, but she says it may not make an appearance when she performs at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., this year. What will she wear? Shoulder pads might be involved.  [Los Angeles Times]

Fashion savant Andre Leon Talley has become the first non-Kardashian relative to appear in Kim Kardashian West's mobile fashion game. [People]

American Apparel plans to cut 180 jobs. [Los Angeles Times]