Pamela Anderson Designs ‘Couture’ Stockings; Hermès Sales Are Booming

Vanessa Paradis, shot by Karl Lagerfeld.

Hermès sales rose by nearly 18 percent in the second quarter of this financial year. [WWD]

• Pamela Anderson designed a line of racy stockings that she's labeled as "couture" — the Pamela Couture Collection, to be precise. She modeled them all for e-tailer Secrets in Lace. []

Karl Lagerfeld shot Vanessa Paradis for a cover of Russian Tatler. [Design Scene]

• In other Karl Lagerfeld news, he wore purple pants (!!) in St. Tropez this weekend. [CocoPerez]

• Hilary Alexander says she's working on her autobiography. [Vogue UK]

Good Morning America ran a segment asking a group of fathers if they’d be okay with their sons choosing to wear pink. [Jezebel]