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There Will Be Flood Lighting


Daniel Day-Lewis earned quite a vacation after There Will Be Blood, and it looks like he’s taking it in Rome, surrounded by some of the most beautiful women in the world. The trailer for Nine just landed, with Mr. Day-Lewis enduring the temptations of Penelope Cruz, Sofia Loren, Marion Cotillard, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman…and someone called “Fergie”? Well, five out of six ain’t bad.

The bar is pretty high for this one, given that it’s a quasi-remake of one of the most stylish movies of all time (and best, while we’re at it). In fact, we’re already a little peeved that they changed Guido’s shades...but we’re willing to let it slide for Ms. Cotillard’s sake

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Showing Some Leg, Showing Even More Leg, and Showing Kate's Legs


Happy Accident: City Rag went looking for a shot of Kate Hudson's tattoo and found lots of bare skin instead. Don't you hate it when that happens? [City Rag]

Rising Stocks: ACL digs into the Wall Street Journal's report on highwater trousers—remember, less fabric equals greater dividends to boardmembers. [A Continuous Lean]

Karl's World: One day we will all live under the yolk of his iron, black-clad fist…and it will be fabulous. [The Pipeline]

Bank On It: Store your dwindling funds in these beauties. [Hyr Collective]

On Your Knees: David Coleman instructs us on how to wear the latest cut-off shorts styles, make your own, and possibly ruin a perfectly good pair of pants. [NYTimes]

D-I-V-O-R-C-E: Poor A-Rod. Poor, poor A-Rod. []

First Baby: Queen of our world, Carla Bruni, wants a baby, but Nic Sarkozy is mum on the subject. The line for volunteers starts behind us. [NYMag]

Prada's Revenge, Squiring Bosworth and The Fur Flies

Kate Bosworth

Vengeance is Hers: Guy Trebay reports that Miuccia Prada called her new collection, "revenge on men for the social and sartorial contortions they impose on women." Run you fools. [NY Times]

Blue Crush: Kate Bosworth's beau asked if she was Kate Hudson when they first met. Great "neg" dude. [NY Observer]

Wooly Bullies: There is no escaping the fur. [AFP]

Shoe Shine: The bestest sneaker polish kit ever. [Cool Hunting]

Hot Wrap: "Gossip Girl" character drives sales of polka-dot J.Press scarf. [Racked]

Hip Waders: The new Levis Red line—jeans for anime characters.[Denimology]

Bye Bye, Miu Miu: Prada discontinues the men's side of their bridge line. [WWD, 1st item]

Designer Knocks Off: Margareta ven den Bosch, the longtime head of design at H+M is retiring and being replaced by pupil Ann-Sofie Johansson. Now, maybe, that Ma and Pa shop can finally sell some clothes. [DNR]