Menace to Society
I used to think Fashion Week was fun. This was years ago, when “the tents” referred to actual tents. Back in the day (it must have been, oh, 2008) my friends and I would try to talk our way into Tommy and Oscar shows and blog about the experience. It was surprising how often our feigned frustration—“What do you mean I’m not on the list? Please call Eric and let him know that we’re here”—would get us in.
I’m still not sure if there was an Eric, but somehow he always came through.
Now, older and wiser and having recently embarked on a journalistic mission to embed myself among the social elite, I have actual invites (22, to be exact), a fresh Anna bob and a mission, should I choose to accept it, to treat Fashion Week not like a joke, but like a job.
Which is a lot harder than it looks.
The fact that the screening of A Passion for Giving, a documentary about philanthropy and volunteerism by Robin Baker Leacock, took place in the Pool Room Terrace at the Four Seasons gave some attendees pause.
“So many are going without,” said socialite and newest Real Housewives cast member, Sonja Morgan, about a recent lunch Read More
This morning, the Daily Transom received a invite to a party taking place this evening at the Midtown Loft, at Fifth Avenue and 29th Street, to celebrate the sort of beauty product we thought only existed in the world of 4 a.m. infomercials. According to the invite, socials will arrive for a cocktail hour to Read More
"I hope you brought tissues," said Brooke Geahan, whose Accompanied Literary Society hosted a screening of Stephen Daldry‘s The Reader at the Tribeca Grand on Monday, Nov. 24. "It’s a crier!"
Mr. Daldry’s film is an adaptation of German writer Bernhard Schlink‘s bestselling novel starring Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, and 18-year-old David Kross. The Read More