Now You Can Dress Like Patsy: Joanna Lumley to Auction Off 'Absolutely…

Would you like to own a bit of TV fashion history, sweetie, darling? Joanna Lumley is auctioning off items from her personal wardrobe this month, which include many pieces that she wore for film and TV roles, like Purdey in The New Avengers, Marie Jouvet in Trail of the Pink Panther, and—perhaps most exciting—Patsy… » 10/29/12 4:30pm 10/29/12 4:30pm

Meet The Real-Life Edina Monsoon From Absolutely Fabulous

There is a real-life Edina Monsoon, you guys, and her name is Lynne Franks. Franks was a notorious player in London's fashion P.R. industry in the '80s and '90s, and was friends with Jennifer Saunders, who based the character of Eddie on her. Franks seems to own the whole Absolutely Fabulous thing — she titled her… » 12/21/11 1:30pm 12/21/11 1:30pm

Absolutely Fabulous Is Returning, Sweetie Darling!

Exciting news! Chain-smoking, Champagne-guzzling self-centered and vulgar fashionistas Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone are being resurrected. This summer, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders will shoot three new episodes of AbFab, and the show should return to BBC1 in the fall. It's been almost 20 years since the show… » 4/21/11 3:33pm 4/21/11 3:33pm