First Look: Amal Alamuddin’s Many Bridal Outfits

This weekend, George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin’s wedding in Venice, Italy was one for the books. Not only did Amal manage to snap up one of the most eligible bachelors in Hollywood, but she did it with pre- and post-ceremony outfits that rival the looks at fashion week.

We’re guessing it took a small army to carry her wardrobe bags. Amal wore a black and white Dolce & Gabanna dress for the first round of canal boating on Friday, an all-over lace Giambattista Valli couture dress for another casual boating trip, a stunning Alexander McQueen red gown for a Friday night dinner, and a simple and super-chic Stella McCartney trouser suit for the civil ceremony. Yep, that’s a lot of designer fashion.

If her wedding dress is anything like the aforementioned looks, it’s going to be epic. The one thing we do know? It was designed by Oscar de la Renta. Cue the anticipation.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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September 29, 2014

Spoiler Alert: George Clooney Smells Like Soap

The jig is up: Perfection does exist. And it lives in Clark Gable‘s multi-bajillion-dollar house. Oh, and it’s a dog person.

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Or at least according to Esquire‘s Tom Junod:

He has a long neck, upon which his long head, adorned by long ears, wobbles like a tulip. Everything is to scale with him. Many people have long eyelashes; he has lashes as long on the bottom as they are on the top… He has recently showered, and a careful modicum of product lifts his hair off his forehead. He has surprisingly fine hands. He smells like soap.

Okay, okay, rub it in a little more. Clearly Mr. Junod was too distracted by Clooney’s eyelashes to ask about his love life. I suppose that’s how the man of mystery wins everyone over – chivalry and charm. They’re so flattered that personal inquires seem insulting.

So until one brave soul manages to break his shell (has Oprah tried yet?), we’ll just have to settle for perfection.

Read the full profile at Esquire.

By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer

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November 20, 2013

Guys, Know This: A Clean Shave Will Always Fly

Apparently… wait for it… beard transplants are trending. According to the Daily Mail, the number of men opting for a little fuzz help has upped sixfold in the past five years – a reiteration, I think, of George Clooney’s undeniable cross-gender sex appeal. Or something like that.

But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Movember aside (if even), no one I know would willingly get behind an aggressive amount of male facial hair. Okay, that might be an overgeneralization. But regardless, a clean shave is like a well-tailored suit: a leading factor in one’s ability to nail everything. And said clean shave depends on a few key items:

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September 3, 2013