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Karl Will Order Nobu Anytime, Anywhere; Doutzen Kroes Is Having a Boy

• At Karl Lagerfeld’s luncheon yesterday, the Kaiser ordered takeout from Nobu while his guests ate stuffed chicken and quinoa salad. Also, no one was allowed to mention that it was Lagerfeld’s birthday, since he doesn’t acknowledge his age. [Page Six/NYP]

• André Leon Talley left his cape at home and wore a conservative suit for the Lagerfeld’s lunch. His demure outfit surprised Martha Stewart so much that she tweeted, “Andre leon talley in a suit!!!!!” [Racked NY]

Doutzen Kroes is having a boy. The model tweeted, “Hello Twitterworld! We are expecting a baby BOY! We are so excited and proud! Wooohoooooo:).” [Fashionologie]

Charlotte Ronson will be handing out the condoms she designed for Proper Attire at her show today. [Style File/Style.com]

• Try to act surprised: Jessica Stam wants to design her own clothing line. [Fashionologie]

• Simon Doonan’s first column for Slate is up, and he writes about our current “fashion apocalypse.” Doonan wonders: “How did we end up living in this all-bets-are-off world where sockless Brooklyn hipsters with Edwardian moustaches make artisanal pickles while, across the bridge, desperate office chicks believe they have no social currency unless they own 398 handbags and 268 pairs of shoes, the heels of which are so high that they would previously have been worn only by a woman who was lying on her back wearing nothing but the pumps in question and a ball-gag?” [Slate]

Donna Karan wants to join Deepak Chopra on his trip to northern Thailand to become an ordained monk. [Page Six/NYP]

Karl Will Order Nobu Anytime, Anywhere; Doutzen Kroes Is Having a Boy