Fashion Week Observed
The last time we were in the Park Avenue Armory was for the Winter Antiques show, where every inch of the massive space was covered in paintings, curios, Edwardian furniture and antique lovers, most of whom were no longer sample sizes. Last night, however, the space was entirely empty, save for two giant screens, each fifty feet tall, and not a single guest exceeded a size six.
Fashion Week Observed
Sunday afternoon at the Tents is always a scene. The climax is when legendary designer/aristocrat, Diane von Fürstenberg takes the stage. CFDA President-regnant; she is fashion royalty and attracts a fitting crowd:
Olivier Zahm from Purple magazine carried on with Terry Richardson…
“Could we get a word with you, Mr. Richardson?” we asked.
“No!” was Read More
On the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Diane von Furstenberg debuted a collection at Fashion Week that she dubbed, perhaps appropriately, Beginnings. “Dawn has broken,” the program reads. “She is brand new.”
The loaded title, and flowery text that accompanied it, made no direct reference to the tragedy, and for most of the Read More
Tatiana von Furstenberg met Francesca Gregorini, her co-director on the new film Tanner Hall, at Brown, but she knew about her long before that. “I was still in boarding school,” said the alumna of England’s Cranborne Chase School and daughter of designer Diane von Furstenberg, “and Interview magazine did a piece on interesting people who went to Brown University.
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Hurricane Irene is ruining everything! Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller were all set to host a party for the premiere of Tanner Hall, a new film starring the soon-to-be-Dragon-Tattooed Rooney Mara and written by the designer’s daughter, Tatiana von Furstenberg. There was to be a screening, followed by dinner at Nobu, and a party Read More
At Tina Brown’s girl-power extravaganza last night, Women in the World 2011, hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast, Diane Von Furstenberg named her female role model as Rebecca Lolosoli, a woman credited with creating a girls-only village in Kenya.
“I met Rebecca two years ago,” said Ms. Von Furstenburg. “She came to visit me. Read More
Fashion Week 2011
Until hours before last night’s lavish amfAR Gala at Cipriani Wall Street, the glam and star-studded Fashion Week kickoff that happens just hours before the models and their gawkers descend upon Lincoln Center, it was unclear whether or not Diane von Furstenberg, the night’s honoree, would make her appearance.
The reason? The Read More
The Gap’s first-ever Chinese ad campaign features the petit, blond Julia Frakes. [Refinery 29]
Diane von Furstenberg left last night’s fundraiser with Michelle Obama at Donna Karan‘s home early to attend another fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal. Russell Simmons left early to go to yoga. [WWD]
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Over the weekend, Guest of a Guest uncovered photos of mogul Barry Diller and wife Diane von Furstenberg lounging around their home in Western Connecticut with the designer’s daughter Tatiana and granddaughter Antonia. This must be Cloudwalk farm, the 19th Century estate the designer owns not far from the weekend home of Read More
Stefano Tonchi — the editor of W and, to put it lightly, a very sharp dressed man — stood unblinking at the DVF Studio in the Meatpacking District Wednesday night. His hand held no cocktail, and he waved off a number of the choice hors d’oeuvres: seared tuna, quiche, salmon roe. He posed for a few pictures and then talked to Read More