Bold Face: Fools’ Gold

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Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.


Controversial British comic Ricky Gervais, who spared no one with his pointed jokes while hosting the Golden Globes last year, is hosting again this year and he has promised more of the same. It strikes Bold Face as a bit foolish to insult some of the most famous and powerful people in Hollywood but clearly it’s a big risks, big reward mentality that works since he has been asked back again. Something that’s not foolish? Popping on a pair of these Karl Lagerfeld KL718S sunglasses from Marchon. Nicely played Ricky…

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Seth Rogen wore the Sama Eyewear Underground at a press conference for the film 50/50, starring himself and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Gordon-Levitt has been nominated for a Best Actor – Comedy or Musical Golden Globe for his performance and the movie itself is up for a Best Motion Picture statuette in the Comedy or Musical category. That must be very gratifying for Rogan considering the story is actually based upon (and written by) his real life friend Will Reiser who faced a cancer diagnosis and treatment in his mid-20s.

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Alec Baldwin rocked a pair of John Varvatos Limited Edition V903 shades from Base Curve after he was… eh hem… kicked off an American Airlines’ flight at JFK Airport on Dec. 8. Proving foolish behavior manifests itself in many ways, the very funny 30 Rock star nonetheless looked stylish as he made his way through the airport. Nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical, Alec will no doubt be on his best behavior at the Golden Globes because it’s an important night for his co-star and the series’ creator, Tina Fey, as well. She is up for the same honor in the Actress category.

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