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."
- An Australian designer told the press that she will not extend her size range beyond an Australian 14 — roughly a U.S. 8 — because to do so would "endorse unhealthy living." Said Rosemary Masic, of label Nevenka:
On Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, Gabby Sidibe showed up with evidence of her "photobombing" Jake Gyllenhaal and re-enactments of steamy dance-offs with Madonna's dancers. But when she says she "met" Gerard Butler, it's a bit of an understatement.
Even without taking home Best Actress, Gabourey Sidibe's appearance and glowing tribute from Oprah were her most visible moment to date. You know what that means: Bring on the hate and faux-concern.
It's totally demode to do just one look on Oscar night! The ceremony's only half the deal; at VF's annual shindig, it's a whole 'nother ballgame. And plenty of stars skip the ceremony — but everyone goes to Vanity Fair.
As it has been for nearly the past 30 years, last night's Oscars were preceded by Barbara Walters's Oscar Special. Except this year would be Barbara's final Oscar-night reverie, and she wasn't going to let us forget it.
- "She's not involved in this collection," said Ungaro owner Asim Abdullah just before his show commenced this afternoon, Paris time. He was referring, of course, to "artistic adviser" Lindsay Lohan, whose future at Ungaro had long been in doubt. [WWD]
Many of the words that tumbled from the faces of last night's Oscar winners and presenters seemed to deserve their own greeting cards, so with the help of someecards.com, we gave them the semi-permanent recognition they deserve.
You want killer anemones? Rogue hearts? Green monsters? Pervy roses? We got it all, kids:
Four hours! ABC's Academy Award red carpet and show broadcast dragged at times, but there were some notable bits. Eight highlights — whether you missed them or just want to relive them — in a gallery, below.
- Sandra Bullock's post-Oscar plans:
Hollywood's biggest night has arrived! Are you prepared?