Brad Pitt Might Wear Spanx: Providing today’s hilarious fashion rumor, Star magazine is claiming that Brad Pitt is a fan of man Spanx. “A source says Brad has been sporting a girdle to control his pudgy midsection recently,” the magazine wrote. “They minimize the bad and accent the good,” the source continued. “He’s close to 50 and is showing his age.” [Celebitchy]
Lena Dunham Not a VS Model Fan: Lena Dunham would never want the body of a Victoria’s Secret Angel. “I don’t think I’d like it very much,” she told Playboy of maybe having one of the brand's famed bodacious bodies. “There would be all kinds of weird challenges to deal with that I don’t have to deal with now. I don’t want to go through life wondering if people are talking to me because I have a big rack. Not being the babest person in the world creates a nice barrier.” [Vogue UK]
Amy Astley's Pro-Wintour Stance: Teen Vogue editor Amy Astley thinks that Anna Wintour’s promotion to Artistic Director of Condé Nast is a good thing for all of the publishing house’s editors. “She’s been a real mentor, and I think other editors will find that she can help them, too,” she told WWD. “She says what she thinks directly to your face and she’s incisive. Those are things that may be helpful, especially to editors who are unsure. She will always zero in on the best picture of the superfluous spread in a story.” [WWD]
Nicholas Kirkwood Reportedly Seeking Investment: Sources in Paris report that Nicholas Kirkwood could soon follow in the footsteps of his fellow European ingénues Maxime Simoens and Christopher Kane by receiving an investment from a fashion conglomerate like LVMH. Kirkwood’s already reportedly met with LVMH executives, but neither party would offer comment on the matter. [WWD]
Now we know the real Ellen DeGeneres. On Monday's episode of 'Ellen,' Madonna showed up wearing something rather, well, Madonna-esque (read 'highly unusual and just a little kinky'). When Ellen was similarly outfitted, the host cheekily said, 'I finally feel like myself.'
Makeup for men is on the rise—and it’s no longer a taboo. Alessandra Codinha reports.