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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.

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}

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

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