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Paul Ryan shows fitness regimen pays off

October 12, 2012|By Susan Denley
  • French culture minister Aurelie Filippetti, right, awards Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani with the medal of Commander of Arts and Letters, during a ceremony at the French culture ministry in Paris on Wednesday.
French culture minister Aurelie Filippetti, right, awards Italian fashion… (Remy de la Mauviniere/Associated…)

No matter what one thought of Thursday's vice presidential debate, it's clear that Paul Ryan can bring it when it comes to staying physically fit.  And Time magazine plans to feature a 2011 picture of Ryan in its Oct. 22 issue, lifting weights and wearing a determined look on his face (along with a too-cute backward baseball cap). [Time]

France awarded iconic designer Valentino Garavani the Commandeur de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres medal in a ceremony on Wednesday. He has been honored previously with France's Légion d’Honneur and Grand Médaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris. [WWD]

L.A.-based fashion design house Rodarte is designing holiday trinkets for Starbucks -- you know, mugs, gift cards, cup sleeves and such. [Styleite]

Cameron Silver, the influential owner of L.A.'s Decades boutique, is among those who were unimpressed by Hedi Slimane's debut as Saint Laurent's creative director. "If you're going to present yourself as the messiah then you better deliver the 11th commandment," he reportedly said during a panel discussion Wednesday night in London. [Vogue UK]

To launch its new, limited edition Marilyn Monroe makeup collection, M.A.C. took members of the media on a bus tour of some of the late star's Hollywood haunts. [Racked] 

Taylor Swift has a new three-year contract with Keds to be the brand's spokes-celebrity. And she also reportedly has designed a red sneaker, named after her new album "Red." [The Cut]


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