The theme of the 8th Annual New Yorkers For Children Spring Dinner Dance at the Mandarin Oriental was 'A Fool's Fete' — but there was nothing remotely foolish about the assembled fashions.Speaking of Old-school glam: Crystal Renn! Few could pull off this intricate shape; Karolina Kurkova does more than that.
You'd expect the Women's Wear Daily 100 Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street to be studded with fashion stars, and serious fashion. And with Anna, Coco, Veronica, DVF, Mary-Kate, Ashley and many friends, you'd be right.
- The mystery man Gisele Bündchen was seen canoodling with at a Paris Vogue party is believed to be a New York art dealer — and ex-boyfriend of Bündchen's fellow Brazilian model Ana Beatriz Barros — named Helly Nahmad. Ahem. [Racked]
You see, Mr. Claus, I think we should talk about it.
September's Harper's Bazaar is 110 editorial pages of beautiful contradictions. Is fall about the 40s or the 80s? Do all black women roam the African savannah, or do some of them also sing in jazz clubs? Photoshop: Pro or con?
Oh, the incredible, never-ending weirdness of the dudes you get to date when you have to respond to the "What do you do?" question with "Uh...I'm a model." Fear not, Vogue is on the case!
Unlike most issues of the magazine, the May issue of Vogue is hotly anticipated. The reason? There be models. On the cover. A whole passel of them. And we think we know who they are.
Everyone's been talking about whether this season, designers and casting directors would be putting more faces of color in their runway lineups. Well! We have the facts and we're voting a qualified yes. Let's explore.
- Holy underminer, Batman! Whitney Port on her clothing line: "I'm developing a clothing line. It won't be like Lauren's stuff, which I loved. Mine will be a little more high-end." [Radar]
- "Fashion Victims: The Catty Catalogue of Stylish Casualties From A to Z" by Michael Roberts, fashion director of Vanity Fair, sounds…