FIRST LOOK: KARL LAGERFELD FOR IMPULSE

the king of fashion invades macy's.

The most revered Macy's employee used to be Santa Claus, but that's set to change on August 31. That's when fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld launches his collection at the storied department store, with rumors swirling about an in-store appearance at the New York City flagship this Fall. The range, called Karl Lagerfeld for Impulse, includes tuxedo dresses, blazers, vegan "leather" leggings, and reworked tweed that hints at Lagerfeld's allegiance with Chanel. Canadian beauty Coco Rocha (whom you may remember from our 2009 It Girl issue) is the face of the new project, but with prices averaging $50-$170 for the clothes, just about anyone can be Karl's impromptu model. Now the real question: Will Macy's give Mr. Lagerfeld his own balloon and float for their Thanksgiving Day Parade? It would color-coordinate perfectly with Snoopy...