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Cher Horowitz Gets Coveteur’d; Watch One Million Flowers Be Installed Ahead of Dior’s Couture Show

As if.
As if. Photo: Paramount/courtesy Everett Collection

• The Coveteur examined the wardrobe of Clueless’s Cher Horowitz. [Coveteur]

• Here’s a video of people installing the one million flowers that lined the walls at Dior’s couture show. [Fashionista]

• The thinspo blogger who called Kate Upton “thick, vulgar, [and] almost pornographic” sort of apologized for her commentary, typing: “What I write on the site is intentionally outrageous and intended to provoke controversy, but I never imagined it would grow to the point where the celebrities I was writing about were actually reading the articles, and that has made me think.” [Skinny Gossip via NYDN]

• Karl Lagerfeld helped design the packaging for a new perfume by Wallpaper magazine meant to smell like a freshly printed book. He called himself “a paper freak,” adding, “It’s a physical passion. I cannot live without paper. Touching perfect paper has something sensuous about it.” [AFP via NYDN]

• Banana Republic designed new uniforms for Virgin America’s 2,000 airport personnel, pilots, and in-flight teammates. [Fashionista]

• After tripping while wearing a pair of platforms last month, Snooki tweeted a picture of herself in high heels that she can only “rock” while seated, adding, “sitting fabulous with shoes is better then nothin!” [HuffPo]

• Peter Copping of Nina Ricci explained, “In France, women always refer to each other’s weight in the first greeting. If they tell you ‘Oh, you look well,’ it’s code for ‘oh, you look fat.’ By contrast, ‘You’ve lost weight’ is the highest praise.” [WSJ]

• Belgian designer Christian Wijnants won the International Woolmark Prize for Europe. [WWD]

• To announce the opening of the newly renovated DKNY store in London, Aliza Licht, senior vice-president of global communications at Donna Karan International, made a video of people pretending to hype it on Twitter. [WSJ]

• Sephora just opened its first store in Brazil. [WWD]

• Short, tight-fitting swim trunks are becoming more popular for men. [NYT]

Cher Horowitz Gets Coveteur’d; Dior Flowers