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Socialite ranker Olga Rei has tired of the Gossip Girl set and is turning to the art world for juicy new fodder. Art Ruby will feature all the sordid intrigue and secrets of the gallery underworld. What these might be, we’re not sure, but we’ll likely get at sneak peek when the new site debuts at Miami Basel. (Page Six)

Speaking of Art Basel, we know your schedule is already packed with gallery dinners, previews galore and an endless fizz of champagne. But did you know Design Miami launches today, showcasing the newest adventures in form and function? Something to sit on when you realize how much you dropped on art. (Design Miami)

Our poufs are wilted today by the news that the house of Lacroix will be reduced to licensing deals, eliminating the ready-to-wear and couture operations. But tomorrow is another day (picture Scarlett O’Hara in Lacroix)—and isn’t the best thing about fashion a good comeback? (WWD)

Fashion’s beleaguered poet, Olivier Theyskens, is rumored to be in talks with Christopher Burch (as in Tory) about a new label. Whether or not the project comes to fruition remains to be seen, but you can look forward to Theysken’s tell-all book, which hits the shelves in February. (Vogue UK)

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