Saffron Domini Burrows, Cynthia Rowley, Alan Cumming and Monica Lewinski attend the Alan Cumming Book Launch for 'Not My Father's Son' on October 6, 2014 in New York City.
There was a whole lot of commotion in the hall on Friday night as I took my seat at Cynthia Rowley. I noticed Alexa Chung and Nigel Barker in the front row, as well as usuals like Leigh Lezark, and then tried to imagine who everyone else was. And then, after the protective plastic covering had already been pulled off…
Vicariously, anyway! The Tribeca Ball 2011 At The New York Academy of Art was just what it sounds like: a little elegant, a bit bohemian, a lot fascinating.Naomi Watts goes 70s-romantic. She looks ready to cut an album in Topanga. Rachel Roy shows how to do drama with color while keeping shapes basic. Cynthia…
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."
At Cynthia Rowley's show this morning, everyone was given Band-Aids. Which makes sense, since the clothes showed a definite proclivity for bandage-worthy dots. It was like a flock of candy buttons descended! But less delicious. And dangerous.
We call Project Runway The Greatest Show On Earth, so it was fitting that last night's episode — in which the final four were decided — began at the circus.
- Some of Alexander McQueen's friends say that his suicide was not entirely unexpected. A few days before the death of his mother, he declared in a meeting that he "wasn't interested in making fashion anymore, that he hated it." [ToL]
- Dana Thomas — author of Deluxe — wrote an excellent feature on the quagmire of the house of Versace. Thomas takes aim at Donatella and Santo Versace's resistance to change and ham-handed business decisions. It's a thrilling read. [Newsweek]
That was Anna's email description to me regarding the 1st Annual Guggenheim Art Awards, held last night at Frank Lloyd Wright's 5th Avenue ziggurat. Add "Kylie Minogue," "Julianne Moore," and "a blue vagina" and that's about the size of it.
Holy mother of God, it's here. The September Issue, the long-awaited uncensored look inside Vogue, premiered last night at the Museum of Modern Art. And yes, everyone was there. And yes, there was a delicious mix of glam and bizarro.