Last night, the Council of Fashion Designers of America held its annual awards show, a night where celebrities applaud designers and models are treated like celebrities and Lady Gaga wears even more uncomfortable shoes than usual. Gaga arrived late to the red carpet, where her sister Natali Germanotta walked alongside…
Speaking at the 92Y last night, Project Runway mentor and all-around great human being Tim Gunn said of Season 8, "I had never been part of a season of the show where I found the judges' decision-making to be more...incomprehensible."
- "I was asked recently by a significant magazine for women over 40 to pose with a cougar, and I refused to do it because I felt it was insulting. They took away the cover." Cattrall finds the term sexist. [Extra]
"There is this little group of designers and they just switch around the names every year. It's a bit like the cool group in high school, which is so self-congratulatory." Ah, the pleasures and the politics of CFDA electioneering. [WWD]
Last night, Zac Posen, Aerin Lauder, Vogue's Tonne Goodman, agency executive David Bonnouvrier, casting director James Scully, and model Doutzen Kroes sat around a table in Chelsea discussing models' health and tiny sample sizes. Nobody uttered the words "eating disorder."