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Karl Lagerfeld to ‘Edit’ a Newspaper Again; Gilt Groupe Mulls Going Public

Karl Lagerfeld.
Karl Lagerfeld. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

• On February 7, Karl Lagerfeld will be the global guest editor for Metro International newspapers. “The World According to Karl” edition will kick off the Metro’s Fashion Week coverage. This is not the first time Karl has guest-edited a newspaper. [WWD]

• Rumors about Gilt Groupe going public in 2012 persist. [FT via Business of Fashion]

• Jason Wagenheim left his position as Glamour’s publisher after only two months on the job. But he’s said to be remaining at Condé Nast, possibly as the new publisher of Details. [WWD]

• Adam Lambert says, in his own time, he’d love to work on a clothing, accessory, or even a shoe line. [InsideTV]

• Here’s how to dress like a pilgrim, should you want to be on-theme tomorrow. [WhoWhatWear]

• Trish Summerville, costume designer for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, wants to design a jewelry line after her H&M collaboration debuts. [WWD]

• Condé Nast’s holiday party returned to The Four Seasons, and the seating chart is up for discussion. [WWD]

• A new pop-up store in Australia is selling clothes by weight. Tommy Hilfiger starts at six cents per gram, Calvin Klein goes for ten cents per gram, and Ralph Lauren is eight cents per gram. [Daily Mail UK]

• If you’re not exhausted after shopping on Brown Thursday and Black Friday, spare a thought, and some change, for Small Business Saturday. [WWD]

• A Teen Mom star launched a kids’ clothing line named after her son, who is also the face of the collection. She appears only to be selling the collection through a Facebook page, however. [E!]

• Keds debuts a new line at Opening Ceremony on Black Friday. [WWD]

Lagerfeld Edits; Gilt Groupe Mulls Going Public