Fashion News Roundup: Chanel Employees Don't Love Blake Lively, a Fake Gaga Causes a Stir in Miami, and Alexander Wang Does Menswear

Christie's to Auction Off Elizabeth Taylor's Precious Gems: A date for the auction has not been confirmed, but expect a treasure trove of jewels that is said to be worth over $150 million. {People StyleWatch} The Puffer Coat--From Sleeping Bag to Fab: We can't wait to retire our puffer coats when this never ending winter ends, and this time, we're retiring the bulky jacket for good. Next fall, expect to see the puffer coat in new, much cooler styles. {WWD, subscription required} Not Everyone Loves Lively: According to Gatecrasher, an employee at Chanel USA is dishing that not everyone at the house is as enamored by Blake Lively as Karl Lagerfeld. The source says that many feel that the all-American starlet and face of Chanel's Mademoiselle handbag line is "off-brand." But obviously, what Karl says, goes. {NY Daily News Gatecrasher} Miami Goes Gaga for a Fake Gaga: While the real Lady Gaga celebrated her 25th birthday in Vegas, an imposter ran around Miami, causing a stir among fans, sales associates and PR people. The faux Gaga made stops at "normal" stores like French Connection and Guess, prompting Guess' PR Manager to send out a hurried press release announcing the singer's presence. The spokesperson said that Gaga purchased the Lucy Lace Skirt--a mundane A-line skirt that clearly should have tipped people off that the lookalike was an imposter. {Page Six}
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Christie's to Auction Off Elizabeth Taylor's Precious Gems: A date for the auction has not been confirmed, but expect a treasure trove of jewels that is said to be worth over $150 million. {People StyleWatch} The Puffer Coat--From Sleeping Bag to Fab: We can't wait to retire our puffer coats when this never ending winter ends, and this time, we're retiring the bulky jacket for good. Next fall, expect to see the puffer coat in new, much cooler styles. {WWD, subscription required} Not Everyone Loves Lively: According to Gatecrasher, an employee at Chanel USA is dishing that not everyone at the house is as enamored by Blake Lively as Karl Lagerfeld. The source says that many feel that the all-American starlet and face of Chanel's Mademoiselle handbag line is "off-brand." But obviously, what Karl says, goes. {NY Daily News Gatecrasher} Miami Goes Gaga for a Fake Gaga: While the real Lady Gaga celebrated her 25th birthday in Vegas, an imposter ran around Miami, causing a stir among fans, sales associates and PR people. The faux Gaga made stops at "normal" stores like French Connection and Guess, prompting Guess' PR Manager to send out a hurried press release announcing the singer's presence. The spokesperson said that Gaga purchased the Lucy Lace Skirt--a mundane A-line skirt that clearly should have tipped people off that the lookalike was an imposter. {Page Six}
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Christie's to Auction Off Elizabeth Taylor's Precious Gems: A date for the auction has not been confirmed, but expect a treasure trove of jewels that is said to be worth over $150 million. {People StyleWatch}

The Puffer Coat--From Sleeping Bag to Fab: We can't wait to retire our puffer coats when this never ending winter ends, and this time, we're retiring the bulky jacket for good. Next fall, expect to see the puffer coat in new, much cooler styles. {WWD, subscription required}

Not Everyone Loves Lively: According to Gatecrasher, an employee at Chanel USA is dishing that not everyone at the house is as enamored by Blake Lively as Karl Lagerfeld. The source says that many feel that the all-American starlet and face of Chanel's Mademoiselle handbag line is "off-brand." But obviously, what Karl says, goes. {NY Daily News Gatecrasher}

Miami Goes Gaga for a Fake Gaga: While the real Lady Gaga celebrated her 25th birthday in Vegas, an imposter ran around Miami, causing a stir among fans, sales associates and PR people. The faux Gaga made stops at "normal" stores like French Connection and Guess, prompting Guess' PR Manager to send out a hurried press release announcing the singer's presence. The spokesperson said that Gaga purchased the Lucy Lace Skirt--a mundane A-line skirt that clearly should have tipped people off that the lookalike was an imposter. {Page Six} Alexander Wang to Launch Menswear: Wang, who has already been honored for his menswear work for his T collection, will introduce a small ready to wear line this fall for guys. Like his pieces for women, the mens line will elevate casual styles. An accessories line will follow in the spring. {Style.com}

Another designer bites the dust at Cacharel: Cédric Charlier's contract at the French house is up in October, and it will not be renewed. The designer and Alber Elbaz protegé joined Cacharel just two years ago. {WWD, subscription required}

A Look at the Rodarte Exhibit in Hollywood: “Rodarte: States of Matter” recently opened at MOCA and is the Mulleavy sister's first solo exhibit. It features costumes from Black Swan, as well as pieces from their spring 2010, fall 2010 and fall 2008 collections. The exhibit runs through June 5th. {NY Times}

Coco Rocha's Official Website Includes 10,000 Photos of Her: The technologically advanced model now has an epic website in addition to her Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr. The site, created by her husband James Conran, features an archive of all of her covers, editorials, campaigns, and runway work that span her 7 year career. {Modelinia}