Kate Moss has a great sense of humor. Here’s how I know: When she saw me at Monday night’s Met Costume Institute Benefit, she did not pour a drink on my head.
Hold onto your piercings, dentures and toupees! Let’s do the wobbly-screen bit and go back in time.
The last three months Read More
I devoured recent newspaper accounts of the “Goddess”-themed Costume Institute gala at the Met with an atavistic hunger. Such an event would be inconceivable here in L.A. It’s not that we lack for goddesses; according to my bedraggled Thomas Guide -the encyclopedic map you consult every time you need a carton of milk-there’s even an Read More
Social navigation requires a geisha’s wiles, so it was startling to hear Nan Kempner speak her mind about the $3,500 dinner ticket that the Metropolitan Museum of Art is charging for its April 28 Costume Institute Benefit-the opening night of its Goddess exhibit, which, according to the museum’s press release, will examine the way that Read More
We spent last week in Kraków, a fine city, but not a place
one can reasonably expect to keep absolutely up-to-date on the doings of
Princess Pavlos of Greece. Ask your average Krakówite-in-the- ulica (street) what he or she thinks of
this year’s crop of hats at the Nature Conservancy lunch, and you’ll get a Read More
André Leon Talley was whomping on a tambourine in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Medieval Court as Harlem’s Memorial Baptist Church choir energetically sang a gospel song that asked repeatedly, “Can I Get a Witness?” The rapturous look on the Vogue magazine contributing editor’s face suggested that any minute now, he was Read More