Diane Von Furstenberg was naughty the other night at John Richardson’s birthday party at Mortimer’s. Before everyone sat down to dinner, Diane decided to do a little fiddling with the placecards so she could sit next to the bellissimo Roffredo Gaetani. Everyone at the two mixed-up tables knew it was her handiwork, so they at least knew where to glare — and no one glared more than Linda Wachner and Jerry Zipkin, who ended up next to each other as a result of Diane’s shuffling. They don’t rub elbows gladly.

Vanessa Williams may not be wearing Armani to the Grammy Awards tonight after all. She’s also chosen a Donna Karan black puckered slip dress with a black beaded coat as an option for the evening. Others lining up Karan creations are Christy Brinkley and Patti LaBelle.

Ines de la Fressange, the ex-Chanel model, became a mother on Sunday when she gave birth to five-pound Nine (pronounced Nina). According to the designer’s husband, Luigi d’Urso, both mother and child are doing well and have been besieged by flowers.

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus