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Crystal Renn Rumored to Walk Chanel; Crocs Store Opens in Soho

Georgia May Jagger and Crystal Renn are rumored to be walking in Chanel’s resort show today. [Fashionista]

Karl Lagerfeld makes a cameo in his new seventeen-minute short film for Chanel. He enters the party after it has raged all night and says to hostess Heidi Mount, “I vaguely remember you asked me for lunch at one o’clock.” She replies, “Yes, but this is Saint-Tropez.” HAR. [WWD]

• In case you missed it, the Crocs store opened on Saturday in Soho. A review: “They’ve got Crocs in all shapes and sizes, Crocs in every color of the rainbow, Crocs so patently un-Croc-like that we could almost (almost!) see New Yorkers wearing them.” [Racked NY]

Bruno Pieters’s spring campaign starring Iekeliene Stange is worth a perusal. [Design Scene]

Giorgio Armani is expanding its travel retail business by opening six Emporio Armani stores and five Armani Jeans shop-in-shops in the world’s most important airports. [WWD]

• For its tenth anniversary, 10 magazine shot ten designers, including Tom Ford, Donatella Versace, Helmut Lang, and John Galliano for ten separate covers. [Fashionologie]

• Jil Sander wants to do a book. “[It’s] going to be some kind of résumé of my work in the past and the ideals that stand behind it,” she said. [WWD]

Bottega Veneta is taking its customization atelier on the road, allowing clients in Chicago, New York, Beverly Hills, and Costa Mesa the chance to select the shape, color, skin, and treatment of their handbag. Hooray for money! [WWD]

Karolina Kurkova went to a swanky party at Kastel restaurant in the new Trump Soho and was told her 6-month-old baby Tobin wasn’t allowed inside. Maybe it’s time for a fake I.D. [Page Six/NYP]

• On May 30, Lady Gaga will answer fan questions on ShowStudio as part of its “In Camera” series. Alexander McQueen and Kate Moss are among the series’ previous subjects. [Vogue UK]

• As the face of Bugaboo’s partnership with (RED), the initiative to help eliminate AIDS in Africa, Natalia Vodianova posed wrapped in a red sheet and surrounded by babies. [HuffPo]

Crystal Renn Rumored to Walk Chanel; Crocs Store Opens in Soho