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Lagerfeld previews new ‘Karl’ collection at #leweb

Here’s a quick preview video of Karl Lagerfeld’s new accessible womenswear line, Karl, which will launch exclusively online with Net-a-Porter on January 25.

The video was shown at LeWeb today, where Lagerfeld was on stage demonstrating how he uses the iPad and technology to enhance his work.

 

You can sign up for more info on the Karl collection, here.

Watch the video of Lagerfeld sketching his own self-portrait on his iPad here, and below see the one he did of Steve Jobs:

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Digital snippets: Steve Jobs, Lagerfeld, Saks, Macy’s, Anya Hindmarch, Club Monaco

It’s been a mega busy couple of weeks in the fashion and digital space, so here’s a (larger than usual) round up of some of the best stories:

  • Steve Jobs: fashion inspiration [FT.com]
  • Karl Lagerfeld to launch accessible womenswear line exclusively with Net-a-Porter [Reuters]
  • Saks Fifth Avenue unveils shoe-themed Tumblr blog based on “floor so big that it has its own zip code” (as pictured), partners with The Man Repeller [Tumblr]
  • Macy’s mBlog offers insider access to fashion, beauty, home and lifestyle news and trends [WWD]
  • Anya Hindmarch launching bespoke website, allowing customers to personalise leather goods, diaries and handbags [L2 Blog]
  • Jonathan Saunders and Richard Nicoll join Twitter [Vogue.com]
  • British Vogue and Net-a-Porter team up on dedicated autumn/winter 2011/12 microsite [Vogue.com]
  • Italian Vogue releasing its own version of Wikipedia, Vogue Encyclo [The Cut]
  • Interview: A Shaded View on Fashion Film Grand Prize winner, Elisha Leverock-Smith [Dazed Digital]
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Steve Jobs, 1955-2011

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful – that’s what matters to me.” Steve Jobs 1955-2011 (Wall Street Journal, May 25, 1993)

Illustration by Jonathan Mak