Sacha Baron Cohen (pictured), dressed as his flamboyantly gay character, Bruno, caused quite the scene at the Iceberg show in Milan when he invaded backstage. Obviously getting footage for his upcoming film featuring the character, he reportedly freaked out a ton of models and was then tackled to the ground by security. Funny that a gay man of all people stirred up some mayhem at a fashion show. He also, according to the Getty image at left, invaded the runway at Agatha Ruiz De La Prada's show as well. [Sun UK]
John McCain reportedly paid American Idol makeup artist Tifanie White $5,583.43 to do his makeup before television appearances. No doubt he needs all the help he can get, so consider it money well spent. [NYP]
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Is Balenciaga making a return to menswear?! Our Parisian spies are saying that Nicolas Ghesquiere is holding a casting for male models. Now, whether he will be debuting men's looks or simply dressing them in drag for a cheeky runway show, we aren't sure yet. But just knowing that there's a possibility of Balenciaga for men is almost too much to take. [Fashionista]
Saudi Arabia will soon have its first men's fashion show in the city's makeshift fashion capitol, Jeddah. Many top designers are set to participate and the show has been "approved by authorities." We're so glad the "authorities" are giving men permission to wear clothes. (Or, well...) [Xdarabia]