It was a breezy and clear summer day — what better way to spend the afternoon than in Sagaponack, N.Y., at Wölffer Estates Stables, where Jessica Alba and other luminaries gathered for a Ralph Lauren girls’ fashion show.
That is, unless you’re deadly allergic to horses and, to a lesser degree, hay. Shindigger, qualified in both categories, with multiple anaphylactic episodes and ambulance rides under our belt, had taken great precaution before boarding a motor coach to the Hamptons for the merriment. A double dose of Benadryl and a few Epi-Pens clutched to our side served as armament.
Snapshot, a two-and-a-half year old Maltese, sat perched quietly on a purple pedestal like a small, fuzzy royal. The Transom was in the cutting room of the Sharon Dorram at Sally Hershberger Salon on the Upper East Side last week, where Snapshot spends his days and where his owner, Tim Lehman, works as a stylist. Read More
Fashion Week Observed
Summer should be a time of fun in the sun, but several big time New Yorkers will be cultivating a paler pallor as they spend their beach months sitting in the courtroom. Ex-supermodel Christie Brinkley and architect Peter Cook have spent so much time duking it out in front of judges and in the pages of The New York Post that the former Hamptons It couple have been ordered not to speak to each other … ever again.
The Heart Truth charity turned ten this week and celebrated with an extra-special runway event at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The organization seeks to bring awareness to the leading cause of fatalities for women in America: heart diseases. Every year, giddy hoi polloi come together to cheer socialites, singers, TV personalities, supermodels, and the occasional B-rate movie star, as they glide down the runway in red couture. Hundreds attended, from Philip Bloch and J. Alexander, to country crooner Jennifer Nettles and Dynasty matriarch Linda Evans (who sashayed in David Meister and Tadashi Shoji, respectively, for the show).
But oh what a treat was The Observer in for this year!
In the foyer of the American Hotel in Sag Harbor, Christie Brinkley raised a flute of pink Champagne to toast Steven Gaines upon the completion of the final broadcast of his weekly radio show Sunday Brunch Live With Steven Gaines. For the past seven years, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Mr. Gaines has hosted Read More
Tina Brown was up to her old tricks on Tuesday, Oct. 21, hosting a luncheon for 50 with hubby Harold Evans, honoring fashion dowager Donatella Versace, at the couple’s maisonette near the East River.
Model Christie Brinkley arrived promptly, wearing a pale gray pencil skirt and matching motorcycle jacket. “We just drove in from Read More
The Christie Brinkley-Peter Cook scandal circus continues: Page Six is claiming to have seen graphic stills of a sex tape Mr. Cook produced with his then-18-year-old mistress, Diana Bianchi. [P6]
Madonna and Guy Ritchie did not have a pre-nup, and the director is now reportedly looking for "a nice piece of Read More
Britney Spears will address the causes of her infamously erratic behavior in an upcoming documentary. Sample quote: "I sit there and I’ll look back and I’m like: ‘I’m a smart person. What the hell was I thinking?’" [People]
The cover photo from the November issue of W, which features Angelina Jolie Read More
Olatz Schnabel is upset over reports that her husband, director Julian Schnabel, has been seen out with "Miral" author Rula Jebreal. Read More
Model Christie Brinkley and ex-husband Peter Cook–who are involved in a vicious custody dispute–managed to bring their children to a Jonas Brothers concert (read Daily Transom’s report!) at their school in East Hampton without incident. [NYDN] Great Britian’s Princess Michael of Kent is angry with New York Social Diary blogger David Read More