Who wants to hit the shows solo? Though their requests might annoy various public relations agents around town, for the front-row set, claiming two tickets is certainly better than scoring a lonely one. Tory Burch brought her daughter, Pookie, to the Tuleh, Carolina Herrera and Douglas Hannant shows, allowing the 19-year-old to skip a class or two at the Maryland Institute College of Art on Monday morning. After all, “it’s inspiration,” said Burch.
Meanwhile, Lillian and Damian von Stauffenberg’s two well-behaved young sons, Sebastian and Frederick, made their front-row debut at Tuleh, staying up past bedtime. And though most rock ’n’ roll types were still tucked into their beds, Chloë Sevigny strolled into the 11 a.m. As Four show with squeeze Matt McAuley, then spent the show running her hands through his long, stringy hair.
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At the Diane von Furstenberg show, Simon de Pury of Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg also made his debut, watching the models attentively as he sat at Anh Duong’s side. “This is the last one,” de Pury promised after Tuleh. “Today is Sunday. Tomorrow it’s back to work.”