Morning Memo: Karl Lagerfeld Gets Copied; Life Imitates Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl co-stars Leighton Meester and Blake Lively can’t stand each other in real-life, and “castmates choose sides.” [Gatecrasher] Volvo

Gossip Girl co-stars Leighton Meester and Blake Lively can’t stand each other in real-life, and “castmates choose sides.” [Gatecrasher]

Volvo didn’t ask Karl Lagerfeld for permission to use his likeness in a new, somewhat cheesy ad campaign; his response: “They think I should be flattered, perhaps.” [WWD]

Le Cirque owner Sirio Maccioni got so hungry at Sundance he had his driver take him to Burger King for a chicken sandwich. [Page Six]

For less than $1, a British man just purchased a Swiss ski resort complete with four lifts, 12 miles of slopes, two trail groomers and a restaurant. (Snow sold separately.) [NYT]

Soho House is going global. [Page Six]

Lucas Ossendrijver
—the super handsome 27-year-old Dutch-born Lanvin men’s wear designer—“has an international resume to rival most diplomats.” Ugh. [T]

At a Sundance party, Nikki Hilton “giggled” while her boyfriend, David Katzenberg, was “taking pictures of his private parts bulging through his gray boxer briefs.” [Page Six]

Lots of pictures of Sarah Jessica Parker and her hubby Matthew Broderick at last night’s Sundance premiere of his new comedy, Diminished Capacity. [Just Jared]

Actress Michelle Yeoh will design her own phone with luxury cell maker Vertu. [WWD]

Steve Jobs daughter, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, has article in the latest Vogue; she “a stunner” and “a good writer.” [Page Six]

Morning Memo: Karl Lagerfeld Gets Copied; Life Imitates Gossip Girl