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Lady Gaga's perfume ad is just as weird as you'd expect -- VIDEO

Only Lady Gaga could get away with releasing a 30-second “trailer” for an advertisement… followed, one month later, by the full ad, which clocks in at an astonishing five minutes and 30 seconds. That’s 22 seconds longer than her “Bad Romance” video, though not nearly as lengthy as her epic “Telephone” mini-movie.

Anyway: The commercial — er, short film — starts with a title card that simply reads “WARNING” in bright red letters. After that, screaming and Phantom of the Opera-style organ chords lead us into a shot of a giant, golden Gaga statue, which lays in repose before an army of mostly naked dudes.

After that, things sort of go off the rails.

But why read a description of Gaga’s latest foray into video when you could just watch the darn thing yourself? Have at it, little monsters:

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Disney characters model designer clothes for Barneys holiday campaign

Image credit: Barney’s New York

Your favorite Disney characters are swapping their classic clothes for designer duds. Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, Daisy Duck, Goofy, Snow White, Cruella de Vil, and Princess Tiana will model high fashion threads for Barneys New York’s upcoming holiday campaign. They will strut their stuff as supermodels for a 3-D short film featured in the store’s window displays as part of an extravagant light show. Take that, Lady Gaga!
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'Downton Abbey' meets 'The Full Monty'?

Hang on to your suspenders, Masterpiece Theatre fans: this week on Downton Abbey, the boys go commando.

That’s right, Hugh Bonneville, Dan Stevens, and the rest of the male leads weren’t allowed to wear underwear while filming a cricket match for the season’s final episode, the Sun reports.  This, of course, led to rampant foolishness, snickering, tomfoolery, and generally boorish behavior among the cast members.

According to David Robb, who plays Dr. Clarkson, the old-fashioned trousers they were given instead of boxers failed to adequately contain their, um, tea and crumpets: “You just flop and dangle all over the place,” he told the Sun.

Now that kind of dialogue just might liven the show up a bit.

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Style & Design: John Mayer's hair 'break-over,' Kim Kardashian's closet makeover and more

Break-over: (breyk-oh-ver) n. A physical transformation (usually involving a dramatic haircut) inspired by the termination of a romantic relationship. Example: Following his split from Katy Perry, John Mayer got a break-over. [People]

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Johnny Wujek on 'ANTM: College Edition,' replacing Mr. Jay, working with Tyra and the advice he got from Katy Perry

America’s Next Top Model returns tonight, and along with a crop of college-aged model hopefuls, we’ll meet Tyra Banks’ all-new inner circle. Fashion publicist Kelly Cutrone, blogger Bryanboy and model Rob Evans replace the deposed judges, while stylist Johnny Wujek — the man behind Katy Perry’s candy-coated stage outfits and over-the-top red carpet ensembles — takes on the role of photo shoot creative consultant.

Wujek talked to EW.com about preparing for his small screen debut (those model looks don’t hurt), working with Tyra, and why he has to beg the judges for spoilers.

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Style & Design: Katie Holmes' Fashion Week plans, the Andy Warhol action figure and more

Katie Holmes and business partner Jeanne Yang will reportedly stage the first New York Fashion Week show for their Homes & Yang label inside “the tents” at Lincoln Center. [Stylewatch]

Jerry Nelson, one of Jim Henson’s team of original Mupeteers and the first person to perform as Mr. Snuffleupagus, has died. [Slashfilm]

Does my butt look big on the cover of this magazine? According to Fox News, the latest trend in Photoshop makes women appear “larger and curvier.” [Art Info]

Barbie, meet Andy. Andy, Barbie. A Japanese toy company is set to release two vinyl collectible Warhol dolls — complete with interchangeable hair and banana accessory — this fall. [High Snobiety]

See the “fantasy floorplans” of the Friends apartment, Robin’s Nest from Magnum P.I. and more fictional living spaces. [Collider]

Robert Pattinson’s electronic cigarette, Lauren Conrad’s Instagram pic with the Kia Motors hamster, and more examples of the sneakiest strategy in celebrity brand endorsements. [THR]

Here comes the…endorsement deal. My Fair Wedding star David Tutera’s new jewelry collection. [WWD]

(Reporting by Nakisha Williams)

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Style & Design: Alexander Skarsgard’s GIFs, 50 years of Bond Girls and more
Style & Design: Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift make a date for Fashion’s Night Out and more
Style & Design: Natalie Portman strips down for Dior, Rachel and Kurt’s ‘Glee’ loft and more

Guess Who: Who's behind the bunny mask and teddy bear pants?

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Unless you’ve already seen the new issue of V Magazine, just accept that you’re going to get this wrong. Full-length photo and answer below! READ FULL STORY

Kim Kardashian's coming out -- as a Diana Ross lookalike

The Marilyn thing is worn out. Ditto photo shoots that evoke Old Hollywood glamour. So, what’s a Kardashian to do when she wants to play dress-up?

The answer, apparently: Look toward Diana Ross for inspiration. “Definitely a new look for me,” the reality star wrote after posting behind-the-scenes photos of a Supremes-style shoot with Hype Williams. “She ain’t nothin’ but common,” Jennifer Hudson reportedly snorted after seeing the photos.

How do you like Kim K’s styling? And how many secrets do you think she’s hiding in her hair?

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Style & Design: Alexander Skarsgard's GIFs, 50 years of Bond Girls and more

Can’t wait for the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey? Get your motor running with Calvin Klein’s interactive Dare to Encounter campaign. Or just stare at this animated GIF of True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard, the sexy face of the brand’s new fragrance for men. [Refinery 29]

We wonder how Ryan Lochte’s mom would describe 007′s dating habits. See the hottest Bond Girls in the 50-year history of the movie franchise. [InStyle]

Sure they qualify for the early bird special, but there something’s unsettling about seeing Helen Mirren, John Waters and Debbie Harry classified as elderly style icons. [Flavorwire]

What the ? After France’s National Front threatened to sue her for portraying party president Marine Le Pen with a swastika on her head, Madonna has replaced the symbol with a question mark. [NY Times]

Bronzer, lip gloss and hairspray — you’re not backstage at a beauty pageant, you’re in the makeup room at Fox News.  [Huffington Post]

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Style & Design: Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift make a date for Fashion’s Night Out and more
Style & Design: Natalie Portman strips down for Dior, Rachel and Kurt’s ‘Glee’ loft and more
Style & Design: Taylor Swift’s scent, Lauren Conrad’s book blunder and more

Style & Design: Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift make a date for Fashion's Night Out and more

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Watch Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift make a date for Fashion’s Night Out. [Fashion's Night Out]

Leapin’ lizards! Willow Smith is set to star in the big screen remake of Annie, featuring new music from Jay-Z. [Broadway.com]

D’oh! The U.S. Postal Service is stuck with more than $650 million dollars worth of unsold Simpsons stamps. [Vulture]

Miuccia Prada tells Vogue she designed the glittering deco dresses seen in the trailer for The Great Gatsby. [Fashion Etc.]

Masterpiece manicures: KAWS claws, Warhol tips and more nail designs inspired by famous works of art. [Art Info]

How did Miley Cyrus, Yohji Yamamoto and Nike influence the look of ParaNorman? The movie’s animation costume specialist explains. [L.A. Times]

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Style & Design: Natalie Portman strips down for Dior, Rachel and Kurt’s ‘Glee’ loft and more
Style & Design: Taylor Swift’s scent, Lauren Conrad’s book blunder and more
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