Want Ad: A-Morir Lena Pearl Sunglasses

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

A-Morir Lena sunglasses Diva in a twinset seeks strong-browed companion for boozy brunches, shoplifting at Bergdorf’s, and lying to men. I’m Holly Golightly: raucous as a 1960s laugh track and classy like a strand of pearls. You love putting on airs and fake accents, and ordering champagne “just because”. Together we’ll be like the Queen Mum and […]

Throwback Thursday: My Lunch with André

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

In 2009 I interviewed Vogue editor-at-large André Leon Talley over lunch at his (then) favorite French bistro in the city, Benoit. It was a hot August day and André was dressed casually in a cotton eyelet caftan made for him by Diane von Furstenberg, accessorized with silver Afghanistan bracelets, a Ralph Rucci tiger’s claw pendant necklace, […]

Want Ad: Jerome C. Rousseau Cuckoo Bananas Bootie

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Jerome C. Rousseau Spring 2014 bootie Québécois flirt seeks Imelda Marcos-like devotion and cab fare. I’m a fine featured Italian exhibitionist who has more talent for accessorizing in one little bead than Carmen Miranda had in that whole bunch of bananas. You are sure-footed, wear fake fur and hot pants like pajamas, and want to put […]

What’s Up, Poindexter?

Sunday, November 10th, 2013

Houston designer Abbie Drue just posted this brand new (like, seriously she made it an hour ago) leather file folder on Instagram. She’s calling it the Frances Schoolhouse carryall, and I’m calling it the coolest laptop case. 

Label Love: Isa Arfen

Monday, October 14th, 2013

The British designer Serafina Sama is doin it and doin it and doin it well. The fall collection of her Isa Arfen label is everything I want to wear right now: fuzzy overcoats, mom jean version’s of cigarette pants, wiggle skirts, denim tuxedos. It’s giving me distinct Nastassja Kinski in Paris, Texas vibes. Kinski in Paris, […]

Trend Alert: Throw Your Hands Up

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Jeepers creepers! Where’d you… Oh, don’t worry, I won’t use “peepers” to avoid repping the word eye a million times. That’s just weird. Besides, I’m not talking about that evil eye motif that started in jewelry (Delfina Delettrez) and has been upgraded to a full-blown trend this season (Kenzo, Mara Hoffman). Much as I love my Rachel Comey […]