The GLAAD Manhattan event at 230 Fifth Avenue was hard to sum up, but we'll try: Real Housewives of New York, drag queens, stylists, caftans, sequins...and some very scant skivvies!
- This report claims that when Vanessa Paradis found out that her partner of 12 years, Johnny Depp, was supposed to shoot passionate love scenes with Angelina Jolie in The Tourist, she "ordered" him to quit the project.
- Rocha: "It is unforgivable that an adult should demand that [a] girl unnaturally lose the weight vital to keep her body functioning properly. How can any person justify an aesthetic that reduces a woman or child to an emaciated skeleton?"
Be thankful if you still have a job: After the hell year that was 2009, a lot of fashion people don't. Many designers were fired, some were hired, and plenty lost their businesses altogether. An overview of the tumult:
I have never been so glad not to have been at an event as I was looking at "Arizona Beverages & Music Unites All Points West" celebration at NYC's The Cooper Square Hotel. Five words: models, indie rockers, scenesters, hell.
- Kate Moss partied in London wearing ripped-from-the-catwalk Fall 09 Balmain. The skintight dress, being a runway sample, wasn't designed for actual wear. So a seam split wide open. [Daily Mail]