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September 2 2014

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Gaga’s Words Of Wisdom, The Fashion Gang Visits Oprah, Luxury Shopping At Costco, And More…

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Attention “fashion-sexuals,” little monsters, Andy Warhol, and Stephen Gan: Gaga 101 is now in session. The Lady’s first column for V Magazine has hit the Web and it’s a doozy. “Dear critics and bullies: get your library cards out because I am about to do a reading,” Gaga writes. Our take-away? Don’t ever leave your library card at home; according to LG, legendary social Nan Kempner sure wouldn’t. [NY Mag]

Set the DVR: It’s designer day on Oprah, with DVF, Michael Kors, and Tory Burch all stopping by. This news brought to you, naturally, by CFDA executive director Steven Kolb’s Twitter feed. (It’s where we get almost all of our serving suggestions.) [@StevenKolb]

Birkin and Bentley buying is back, but bling is not, the WSJ reports. According to recent studies, the wealthiest Americans have emerged from the recession with a new shopping consciousness: They’re looking for discounted luxury products, and Target and Costco are now among their favorite stores. Birkin bags now in Aisle Five? [WSJ]

Iris Apfel—whose enormous wardrobe was large and lavish enough to deserve its own Costume Institute show—is bringing her quirky style to the masses. Apfel is launching a line of jewelry HSN, her first foray in the design world. The “kind of throwaway chic” collection includes chunky necklaces, bracelets and brooches made from Lucite, mixed metals, and beaded materials; it does not, unfortunately, include a pair of Apfel’s signature owlish glasses. [WWD]

And for your daily Galliano update: The former Dior creative director’s court date has been set for June 22. [Vogue U.K.]

Photo: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin / vmagazine.com

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