This season Donna Karan made a switch of venue from her usual Greenwich Street location to Chelsea, but everything else front row was de rigueur. Music by Sting and Seal played while Marisa Berenson air-kissed and longtime DKNY ad guy Trey Laird glad-handed.
At Carolina Herrera, in the tents, Graydon Carter was speaking with Fran Lebowitz, who seemed starstruck while talking about the premiere of “Public Speaking,” a recent documentary about the author, directed by Martin Scorsese.
The literary curmudgeon seems to be treating the fanfare very differently than Bill Cunningham, who is also the subject of a new documentary. The New York Times photographer not only skipped his premiere but is refusing to see the flick.
Opposites attract at Marc Jacobs, as well as where fashion-week regular Fergie sat on the other side of the runway as Whoopi Goldberg.
Although she was accompanied by André Leon Talley, the actress candidly revealed that she was out of her element. Not getting the memo to wear Marc Jacobs, Whoopi wore instead an American flag around her neck along with her trademark dreadlocks and eyewear.
Dinner after Marc Jacobs was more of a family affair than a Valentine’s date. Friends as well as his fashion family ate on long banquette tables at Chelsea Piers. Juergen Teller moved over to get closer to Sofia Coppola, the director and perfume muse.
At the Boom Boom Room in The Standard hotel, the Theyskens’ Theory party found Kelly Osbourne and boyfriend Luke Worrall surrounded by the wraparound view of the skyline and only a handful of paparazzi on hand…how romantic!
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