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Princes, Brothers, Gamers and Sluts

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Our Hero: Graydon Carter must know that Kristen Bell, all 5'1" of her, is never far from our hearts. [Vanity Fair]

Music From Big Pink: We grew up listening to The Band. Now a generation of musicians are growing up dressing like them. [WeAreTheMarket]

Fit for a King: His Royal Highness The Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of blah, blah, blah unveils his new collection of posh men's accessories. [Men.Style]

Lifetime Contract: "Project Runway" jumps from the cosy, omnisexual stable of Bravo to the gilded henhouse of The Lifetime channel - meaning you'll have to lie twice as hard about watching it. [NYMag]

Game Design: In utterly predicable news, iPod addict Karl Lagerfeld lends his voice to Grand Theft Auto IV. [WWD]

Frat Brothers: Like any other bored jock in the City, the Manning boys have nothing better to do with their time than hang out at Brother Jimmy's and play Buck Hunter. Losers. [NYPost]

Gilded Guys, Housework and The Perils of Global Economics

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The Craftsman: Interview with Gilded Age designer Stefan Mijanic. [The Discerning Brute]

Go West Young Man: Steven Alan lands in the City of Angels. [Refinery29]

News To You: Seems someone won that "Project Runway" show last night. Yeah, we don't care either.

Handy Man: A little more work around the house might get you a little more play around the bed. [AP]

Smooth Ride: Hermès unveils a signature edition of the already posh Bugatti Veyron. This will go great with our helicopter. [Men.Style]

Wedding Bells for Everyone: Nicolas Sarkozy married Carla Bruni. Now his ex, Cecilia, will marry her new paramour. Don't you just love happy endings? [Reuters]

Exchange Rate: The falling dollar is doing no favors for your closet. [Houston Chronicle]

McCain Gets Kempt, Sexy Land's End and More

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Straight Talk Express: Noted fashion critic, Sen. John McCain, may support the Geneva Convention, but isn't above a little style torture. [AP]

Pop That Collar: An much-needed analysis of the "Douchebag Shirt". [DatingDish]

Mail Order Brides: "The Erotic Appeal of the Land's End Catalog." [Nerve]

End Run: We love menswear. We're ok with the Giants. Hell, we're even fine with Tiki Barber despite his snooze-inducing in-booth demeanor. But even our TiVo didn't want to watch Project Runway last night. Thank God for Jeff. [TelevisionWithoutPity]