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Karl Lagerfeld Directs As Rachel Bilson Shills for Ice Cream; Soul-Killing Doll from Mattel; New Gap Strategy Involved Shutting 200 Stores

This is what the death of childhood innocence looks like. Thanks a lot, Mattel. Image via <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/17/monster-high-clawdeen-wol_n_837057.html">Huffington Post</a>
This is what the death of childhood innocence looks like. Thanks a lot, Mattel. Image via Huffington Post

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Local
· Plaintiffs in LiLo case already looking for a book deal [Racked]

National
· Even Kelly Clarkson not immune crappy customer service [Consumerist]
· New doll requires plucking, shaving, inevitable loss of self esteem [HuffPo]
· Karl Lagerfeld directs an ice cream commercial. Yes, seriously. [WWD]

International
· Cutest kicks ever: Nike X Liberty of London [Hypebeast]
· Gap to shut 200 stores; shitty logo fiasco not to blame [The Independent]
· Jimmy Choo may once again belong to the real Jimmy Choo [The Cut]
· Looks like all Galliano has been pulled off all shelves, everywhere [Racked NY]