Miss Piggy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Olympians make fashion news

Miss Piggy
Miss Piggy, fashionable as always at the Academy Awards in 2012, will be wearing Vivienne Westwood in her new movie, “Muppets Most Wanted.” What message will it send her beloved Kermie?
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Are Kermit and Miss Piggy finally tying the knot? Probably not. But Vivienne Westwood designed a wedding gown for the stylish porker to wear in her latest movie, “Muppets Most Wanted.” [Vogue UK]

Gwyneth Paltrow, Diane Kruger, Reese Witherspoon, Gerard Butler and Benedict Cumberbatch brought out the star power at Hugo Boss’ New York Fashion Week show on Wednesday. [Los Angeles Times]

It’s not what she wore but what she didn’t that has Lebanese Olympic skier Jackie Chamoun in a pickle. Three years ago, she posed for a pinup calendar featuring scantily clad Olympians, wearing a bikini bottom and skis. A careful positioned arm kept her assets under wraps, but the photos went viral this week -- setting off an uproar in her conservative country and eliciting an apology from Chamoun. [People]

Meanwhile, the Colbert Report’s “Buddy Cole” advised the U.S. men’s speed skating team about how to dress so they don’t look gay in Sochi. He clothed them in big sweaters, fanny packs, Dockers and Crocs before exclaiming: “You look hideous; heterosexuality achieved!” [Los Angeles Times]



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