Kit Harington has to keep his ‘Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow hairstyle

Kit Harington
Actor Kit Harington, shown during a visit in April to a London radio station, must keep his hair on the long side.
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Kit Harington’s long locks have their own provision in his “Game of Thrones” contract, and he’s not allowed to cut them as long as he’s portraying Jon Snow. (But his hair doesn’t matter one way or another in his role as Eret in “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” the animated feature opening Friday in the U.S.) [Us]

As the World Cup gets under way, fans may want to pay attention to the players’ feet — which nowadays are likely to be clad in bright, colorful cleats rather than the basic black that used to prevail. [New York Times]

Members of Congress gathered for a photo in recognition of National Seersucker Day on Wednesday. The Times’ Adam Tschorn explores the origins of the day and the fabric. [Los Angeles Times]

French weekly Le Point has a Q&A featuring John Galliano and psychiatrist Boris Cyrulnik examining the stresses that led to Galliano’s multiple anti-Semitic outbursts and firing from Christian Dior and his John Galliano label. [WWD]


A new company called Ringly sells a tech-smart ring that quietly alerts its wearer to incoming phone calls, text messages and the like. [Cut]

After more than 20 years as a photo editor — including photo director stints at Glamour and Self magazines — Suzanne Donaldson launched a photography and art blog, MrsSizzle, on Wednesday dedicated to dogs and style. [W]