Style Cannes do: Brad Pitt cuts a dashing figure in Tom Ford
When we saw Brad Pitt on "The Today Show" this morning chatting with a fawning Ann Curry (did she really have to slap/cup his cheek like that in the middle of the interview?), we couldn't tell if he was trying to be ironic or if he just happened to be Benjamin un-Buttoning through time and took a shine to Errol Flynn's threads. He was kitted out in a pale pink, two-piece suit, white shirt, gray cashmere scarf. A jaunty mouthbeard (see "moutee") and pair of sunglasses completed the look.
(For the record, Mrs. Rage thought the boy in the Brabble looked "stiff and uncomfortable." So noted.)
What we could tell -- instantaneously -- was that it was Tom Ford Menswear (the shirts always seem to lead with the collar). And sure enough, when Curry finished with Pitt -- there to promote his new Quentin Tarantino movie "Inglourious Basterds," she asked him who he was wearing.
"Mr. Ford dressed me," he told Curry -- as if such things happen every day (which they probably do in the Brad Pitt bubble, a.k.a. "the Brabble"). "He showed up this morning and personally dressed me."
Given how much Curry seemed to be salivating over her subject, we hope TF threw in a can of Scotchgard.
-- Adam Tschorn