Derek Blasberg, the socialite that Getty Images frequently captions “actor” by accident, has been officially knighted by Graydon Carter as Vanity Fair’s “man on the street.” In a press release, Carter offered this explanation: “He seems to be everyone’s best friend.”
- Cathy Horyn's lengthy piece in the Times reveals some new information about the circumstances of Alexander McQueen's death. For one, his suicide was highly unexpected:
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?
Before fashion week, there were reams of stories offering dismal outlooks on the party scene. Nobody was having an after party. Nothing would be the same. The Economy. Etc. I haven't found this the case.