ANNA HAS LEFT THE BUILDING: Talk about the wrong kind of ass kissing. After Rick Owens’ show on Friday, the usual throng was jostling toward two large freight elevators when the designer’s p.r. Pierre Rougier forced his way through with Anna Wintour in tow. After safely placing the Vogue editor in chief all by her lonesome in one elevator, Rougier then raised an imperious hand to the elevator’s operator and motioned for him to close the doors. As the hordes stood in collective shock, an evidently mortified Wintour signaled to Rougier that it was fine for people to get on with her. So a select group (but not nearly the elevator’s capacity) was permitted to board. "It was the tackiest thing I’ve ever seen at a fashion show," said an editor who witnessed the episode. Rougier declined to comment.

VOCAL STELLA: Stella McCartney may be a hot designer for many of the fashionistas and celebrities who came to toast her new store in the Meatpacking District Friday night, but it was at the after-party where she showed she’s truly daddy’s little girl.Taking over the dive bar, Gaslight, across the street, McCartney set up a karaoke machine, where she and some other famous faces crowded around the mike. Usher led the way with his own song, "U Remind Me," while Stella and Gwyneth Paltrow sang backup. But Gwyneth hogged the spotlight, singing three more songs, including Lauryn Hill’s "That Thing" and even recreating her duet "Cruisin’" from her movie "Duets" — only this time her partner wasn’t Huey Lewis, but the karaoke operator. Debbie Harry, unlike Usher, begged off when the audience cheered her on to sing, protesting she didn’t know what to sing. Instead, an eager fan in the audience leaped up and serenaded her with his own rendition of "Heart of Glass".Meanwhile, Jared Leto and his band, 30 Seconds To Mars, fresh from their gig opening for Incubus, arrived late and ignored the mike altogether to go in search of dinner. They found it in the form of cold pizza tossed on top of a trash can.

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