Kate Upton for 'Elle' UK, Victoria Beckham Gifted Kate Middleton Some Louboutins, French President Under Fire Over Glasses

And Lily Allen runs around Glastonbury in watermelon hot pants for her latest music vid.
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And Lily Allen runs around Glastonbury in watermelon hot pants for her latest music vid.

Such a thoughtful gift-giver. Photo: Suhaimi Abdullah/GettyImages

Such a thoughtful gift-giver. Photo: Suhaimi Abdullah/GettyImages

Secret BFFs? Apparently Victoria Beckham once gave Kate Middleton a pair of Louboutins as a gift, according to Christian Louboutin himself. Kind of a weird present — we're assuming it wasn't for the Duchess's wedding, which the Beckhams did attend — but very thoughtful nonetheless. {InStyle via The Times}

Elle UK did it up right for its biggest issue of the year and nabbed Kate Upton as its September cover star. The Sports Illustrated model — who is photographed essentially pantsless in Prada — talks about her days as a catalogue model and spending her younger years hoping for curves, which she obviously got in spades. Sometimes, dreams do come true. {Elle UK}

Turns out female politicians aren't the only ones getting criticized for their fashion choices. French president François Hollande has come under fire for changing up his glasses, and it's not because people hate his new frames. The new pair is made by Lindberg, a Danish company, and apparently that sends an unpatriotic message to his constituents. Let's just be clear, though: This by no means suggests that women in politics aren't unnecessarily critiqued for their clothing far more often than men. {New York Times}

Further reading:

Juergen Teller and Nicolas Ghesquière are putting out a book in conjunction with M/M Paris. {Instagram}

South Beach retailer The Webster will be opening a men's store in Bal Harbour come fall, meaning lots and lots of Saint Laurent, Dior Homme and Balmain for the fellas. {WWD}

Singer and style icon Jenny Lewis is back, y'all, and she's all about collaborating with women at this stage in her career. {New York Times}

Meanwhile, Lily Allen runs around Glastonbury in some sweet little watermelon shorts and pink hair for her new music video. {YouTube}

Karlie Kloss reveals her workout essentials... which turn out to be pretty minimal because she doesn't carry a gym bag. Why bother when the products at Equinox are so good? {Style.com}

Headed to the beach this weekend? Here are some pro bikini-buying tips from the designers of Miami Swim Week. {Huffington Post}

Stephen Gan and Cecilia Dean, the editors behind Fashion Media Group (which includes V and VMan), are reportedly going their separate ways. {Page Six

Catbird is now available on J.Crew! Rejoice. {J.Crew}