Fashion Roundup: Carla Bruni Documentary Coming Soon; The Sartorialist Shops American Apparel; Thakoon for Target Reviewed

carla bruni 2 Fashion Roundup: Carla Bruni Documentary Coming Soon; The Sartorialist Shops American Apparel; Thakoon for Target ReviewedA new documentary about Carla Bruni, which includes footage of the beginning of the ex-model’s relationship with the then-still-married President Sarkozy, will premiere in France on New Years Day. [Telegraph via Style.com]

High-end LA boutique Tracey Ross, which carried lines like Derek Lam and Thakoon, has shut down. [P6]

Spotted: Scott Schuman, also known as the Sartorialist, shopping at American Apparel. [Racked]

French designer Ted Lapidus died at the age of 79 on Monday. [WWD]

Some mostly positive reactions to Thakoon‘s new Target line. [Racked]

In an attempt to weather the recession, ready-to-wear designers plan to offer "edited," more practical collections while turning their attention to international markets. [WWD