David Beckham Sparks Facial-Hair Outbreak; Fergie to Launch Fragrance

David Beckham and his facial hair.

• It's prime time for bearded athletes: Seven soccer stars are sporting beards, which is a trend said to be started by David Beckham, who stepped onto the field this week with extra-long facial hair. [Daily Mail]

• Avon signed Fergie to launch a perfume that will debut in August 2010. [StyleWatch/People]

• Sarah Jessica Parker is launching another fragrance named SJP NYC, which is inspired by her Sex and the City character Carrie Bradshaw. It will debut in May 2010. [WWD]

• George Clooney: "I'm old. It’s an interesting thing to watch yourself grow older on screen ... I never wear makeup for movies and now it's starting to show. But I'm kind of comfortable with getting older because it's better than the other option, which is being dead. So I'll take getting older." [Telegraph UK]

• Halle Berry brought back the heavy-lip-liner look last night when she attended the Keep a Child Alive's Sixth Annual Black Ball. Are we ready for a return of stenciled kissers? [Beauty Counter/Style.com]