Fashion Roundup: Fancier Kids’ Clothes Coming Soon; Daisy Lowe for Marc Jacobs Ads; Shorter Shorts for Spring

With sales of high-end childrenswear up 50 percent in the last year, designers are set to introduce more fancy kids’ clothes to the market. [WWD]

The highly anticipated spring ads for Chanel (Heidi Mount posing in Karl Lagerfeld‘s home) and Marc by Marc Jacobs (a supine Daisy Lowe on a white bed) are out. [Fashionista]

FYI: Lounge in Soho–the one with the big “GOING OUT OF BUSINESS” signs in the windows–is not honoring gift cards. [Racked

Forget the hemline index and expect to see a lot of very short shorts on the Spring 2009 runways. []

Renowned Italian hotel Villa d’Este is launching a line of luxury products. [WWD]