Morning Memo: Jacobs’ Nuptials? Voight’s Op-Ed; Hirst’s Fakes

Page Six is reporting that designer Marc Jacobs married his partner, Lorenzo Martone, despite Mr. Jacobs’ rep’s public denial of the story. [FWD]

Jon Voight has penned an op-ed in the Washington Times comparing Barack Obama’s campaign to Marxist propaganda and predicting that if Senator Obama is elected president, we will "live through a socialist era that America has not seen before, and our country will be weakened in every way." [Us Weekly]

Restaurateur Jeffrey Chodorow’s 22-year-old son, Zachary Chodorow, has been selling $20 kobe beef hot dogs from a cart outside the Lily Pond nightclub in East Hampton nextdoor to his father’s Kobe Club restaurant. [P6]

After Peter Som’s reported resignation from Bill Blass last week, the label which is apparently experiencing some financial troubles, managed to hang on to the designer after Anna Wintour personally asked him to stay on for the sake of the label. [The Cut]

Mergers & Acquisitions author, Dana Vachon went to Paris to meet a girl he was dating, but they broke up "en route." So he decided to stay anyway to write and attend some fabulous French dinner parties. [Daily Intel]

Damien Hirst bought $160,000 worth of punk clothing that he believed to be designed by Vivienne Westwood from a shop the designer ran with Sex Pistols founder Malcolm McLaren in the 70s. Mr. McLaren evaluated the clothing and determined them to be fakes. [NY Daily News]


Morning Memo: Jacobs’ Nuptials? Voight’s Op-Ed; Hirst’s Fakes