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In the Warner Bros. comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love, which hits theaters July 29, Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling), a fashion-conscious professional playboy with a sizable trust fund, meets Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) — an average forty-something guy whose wife (Julianne Moore) is leaving him — at their local bar and decides to stage a style intervention. While there’s no shortage of luxury labels inside Jacob’s well-edited wardrobe — which includes Alexander McQueen, YSL and bespoke shirts by Gossuin — Cal on the other hand looks as if he hasn’t shopped for new clothes in years. “Jacob dines at the top restaurants, drinks the best coffee and shops at Barneys. He has exceptional taste, and you see that in how he dresses,” says costume designer Dayna Pink, who mixed Lanvin with superslim suits by Albert Hammond Jr. (prices range from $2,100 to $2,400) that she pulled from L.A.’s hip boutique Confederacy on Hollywood Boulevard. “Cal’s look is a little dated until Jacob takes him shopping, and you see him go from wearing a hilariously oversized polo to a suit that hangs beautifully.” Although both leading men donned Prada shoes, Pink opted to use Italian brands Canali and Zegna for Cal’s new look. “They’re both sharp dressers, but Cal’s more classic than Jacob, who’s very modern and cool.” Adds Gosling, who had 36 costume changes in the film, “We tried to have Jacob wear something different in every scene.”
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Entourage‘s Jeremy Piven had a fitting on the HBO set for a custom pair of Tres Tres black-and-gold aviators from L’Agence by Sama ($620, left). Meanwhile, Glee‘s Matthew Morrison and producer Rick Schwartz stopped by the company’s chic boutique in Beverly Hills to purchase new shades for summer.
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Jennifer Aniston and writer-actor Justin Theroux popped into the Co-Op at Barneys New York, where she checked out Helmut Lang’s new fall collection before jetting to Europe to promote the Warner Bros. and New Line comedy Horrible Bosses.
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Renee Zellweger and longtime manager John Carrabino were spotted having drinks together at Bar on 4 in the men’s clothing department.
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Curtis Stone, host of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, bought wooden bracelets by MRE Jewelry ($50 each), producer Arnold Stiefel stocked up on hoodies by Howe ($68), and Kate Beckinsale browsed artwork by Michael Giliberti for her dad at the men’s-only shop in West Hollywood.
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