Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt knows how a manicure can really lift an outfit


We've always thought that men are slightly hard done by when it comes to formal dressing. It's a choice between a black suit, and a not-so-black-but-still-dark suit, really.

But Brad Pitt knows there are other ways to jazz things up and keep his look fresh: with a colourful manicure.

That's right, the 51-year-old actor was sporting a rather fetching nail art design as he gave a speech at the Palm Springs Film Festival Awards this weekend.

Opting for blue, red and a metallic shade, the newlywed showed off his (short, thank God) painted nails on the podium.

But this isn's the first time the father-of-six has tried out a touch of nail polish. We spotted the star with just a single nail painted blue at the Unbroken premiere last month, as he and three of his children stood in for his wife and the film's director, Angelina Jolie, who was too ill with chicken pox to attend.

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Making a statement or just letting his kids have fun painting daddy's nails? We're going with the latter, although we wouldn't put anything past Brad...