Brad Pitt may not choose his perfume ads wisely, but he knows architecture and design (seriously, remember when he built homes in New Orleans with Frank Gehry?). Now the “World War Z” star has a furniture collection — with influences from all over the map, from Arts and Crafts to Bauhaus. Look for Pitt’s pieces starting Tuesday through Pollaro Custom Furniture Inc. www.pollaro.com.
Put your money where your mouth is. Kaplan MD, a luxury skincare line created by celebrity Beverly Hills dermatologist Dr. Stuart Kaplan, just launched the LIP 20 Mask, $48. This hard worker (with SPF) repairs, protects and enhances — and has already put smiles on Cher, Ginnifer Goodwin and Kate Beckinsale. Get a free sample noon-6 p.m. Friday at Neiman Marcus Coral Gables.
Go back in time — 19th century Russia to be exact — at Banana Republic, which has launched the “Anna Karenina” collection for the epic movie, out Friday. To capture the feel of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, the retailer collaborated with Jacqueline Durran, who dressed Keira Knightley and Jude Law in the big-screen version. Expect faux fur, lace and leather.
If you’re sentimental about the final movie in the Twilight saga, Breaking Dawn: Part 2 (out Friday), grab a copy of Twilight: The Complete Journey, (Time Home Entertainment, $17.95), written by the eds at Entertainment Weekly. Sink your teeth into five years’ worth of photos, behind-the-scenes action, posters, trivia and more. www.ew.com/twilightbook.