“Well, it’s just not the image that we’re going for.”
Those words set off a frenzy in the blogosphere and in news outlets, including this one. According to Rosie O’Donnell, who relayed the anecdote with considerable passion on her Sirius XM radio show on Nov. 2, that was Eileen Fisher’s reply when O’Donnell acknowledged her for being a plus-size woman’s sartorial best friend. The exchange occurred after a recent performance of Nora and Delia Ephron’s play “Love, Loss and What I Wore.” “That’s not really our demographic,” Fisher supposedly added. “It was like someone stabbed me in the heart,” O’Donnell told her radio listeners.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)