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LUCKY CHARMS! With Daily cover girl Carine Roitfeld

Thoughts on your Media Issue cover? It’s not every day that you get the cover of The Daily! My daughter Julia thinks I should get it framed. It’s the best compliment to have a Daily cover. I can’t think of a bigger welcome to New York. I take this as a good luck sign! Love your dress! Azzedine Alaïa made it for me. It’s very, very simple, and very French. Why did you pick the Frick for your bash? I haven’t heard about Fashion Week parties at the Frick, and we like to do something new! The Frick feels very European to me, and of course, I like that.


You broke your foot! How? I stumbled in high heels and walked for six blocks. The next thing I know, it’s fractured. Three months in bed! What did you do in bed? I read a lot, but I didn’t eat too much. I couldn’t exercise so I didn’t want to be miserable and fat. How do you feel tonight? Like Honey Boo Boo!

Heidi Klum at the Tents

Rachel Roy and Gabrielle Union at Roy’s show

Nine days, hundreds of shows, and thousands of things to discuss! Without further ado, your Daily digest of the very best moments of New York Fashion Week! ☛ First things first: the editrixes! Carine Roitfeld, whose porno-chic version of Vogue Paris earned her legions of fans, launched her own mag, CR Fashion Book, and landed herself the cover of The Daily’s Media Issue. ☛ The big fashion moments kicked off with strong showings from New York’s fierce foursome of young guns—Prabal Gurung, Joseph Altuzarra, Jason Wu, and Alexander Wang. ☛ J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons was among the revelers at Alexander Wang’s after party, which was held at the former Emigrant Bank space. “The first time I came here, I was helping out on a Spice Girls video for ‘Spice Up Your Life!’” she said. ☛ But leave it to Marc Jacobs to have the first major fashion moment of the week, with a groovy Edie Sedgwick-inspired collection that lasted all of six-and-a-half minutes. Each second was heavenly! ☛ Bright and early the next morning, Bianca Jagger was the surprise guest at Carolina Herrera’s show, wearing her usual white tux and entertaining the paparazzi. ☛ And then, the celebrity spotters went wild when Stacy Keibler (George Clooney’s girlf ) graced the front row of Vera Wang, leading chicsters to speculate that Wang could be designing a bridal dress for her! ☛ Iman toasted her new website,, at the Electric Room, while Jason Wu celebrated his La Perla collab with a bash at the Top of the Standard.

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With Graydon Carter

Your October cover story on Scientology is pretty serious. Are you scared they’ll come after you? No. We’ve taken on the Bush administration and Mike Ovitz, so I think we’re fine. What about Katie’s publicist? I really don’t care. “I moved, which was Who won’t grace your cover? the most dramatic There are certain people who are and horrible just angry with us, but other than experience ever. that, we sort of get everybody My old place was we want. too big for me—it Any marriage tips for Blake was lonely to come Lively and Ryan Reynolds? home to by myself. She’s marrying a Canadian, so I’m back on the UES Blake, learn how to canoe. and very happy!”

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Graydon Carter at Carolina Herrera Bianca Jagger, Fran Leibowitz, and friend at Carolina Herrera Amy Adams

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Stacy Keibler at Vera Wang

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STAR TALK With Paris Hilton at Marlon Gobel

Would you have any desire to go to space? They asked me a couple of years ago to go with Richard Branson. I’m supposed to go, but I’m kind of nervous. I don’t want to get stuck up in space or come back a million years from now and be like, ‘Doh, all my friends are gone.’ It would be incredible, but I’d be scared. I fly around the world, but that’s a different story. Do you watch stars? Like stars in the sky? Not really. In L.A. there’s too much smog, but if I go camping on my ranch, I’ll enjoy them.


What’s your least fave food? Anything slimy! Clams, squid—I’m not adventurous. Has anyone ever tricked you into eating something crazy? A few days ago I went to a meal and was trying to be impressive. I said, ‘Oh, I eat anything!’ Then the eel came out and I was like, ‘Forget it.’ Now that you live in Westchester, how do you nab a good train seat? I get a window seat on the side with the best view, facing the direction I’m going. No motion sickness!

BEER ALERT! With Mandy Moore at Band of Outsiders

How’s life? Great! I loved that people were relaxed and drinking beer at Billy Reid. Who in the fashion industry would you love to swap places with for a day? I don’t know if I’m knowledgeable about those kinds of people.... When you’re not at home or working, where can we find you? I like to hike in Griffith Park in California. Where would we never find you? At the mall.

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☛ But all parties were civilized compared to Betsey Johnson’s 70th birthday bash/fashion show at Espace. Cyndi Lauper’s performance was raucous, champers was partout, and as one reveler said, “I need a Xanax right about now.” ☛ Nicole Miller has her own post-show treatment plan. “I feel much better now that I’ve had my glass of champagne!” she said POOCH PATROL! backstage after showing her spirited and With Susan Sarandon sexy new collection. ☛ At Chris Benz’s show, What’s up with the canines? his celeb friends like Susan Sarandon and We’re neighbors with Chris [Benz]! My dog Penny came Paula Abdul showed support while Benz, last year, and she really loves coming out. She who has recently dressed Barbie, weighed tweets as @mspennypuppy. in on her bid for the presidency. “She’s still Would you ever have pink hair? Absolutely. in the race,” he promised, despite the fact Chris is like a son to you. Do you have to that we heard she’s not polling well. “She’s ground him? a team player!” ☛ After his presentation, No, but my dog is always grounded beWes Gordon welcomed a new addition into cause she has a substance abuse problem. With Kelly Osbourne his home—his new Cockapoo puppy. “Her She’ll eat any kind of pill, and she was just at Chris Benz name is Bird, and she’s going to come to in the hospital for eating too much chocolate! the office with me every day,” he said of his first dog. “I’m allergic, so I had to get a RING, RING! hypoallergenic one!” ☛ There were no dogs at the Michael Kors show—not that we With Paula Abdul noticed—but plenty of A-listers like Marisa Have you ever dyed your hair pink? I would test it out on my Chihuahuas first. Tomei, Katharine McPhee, Camilla Belle, and What do you like about coming to Fashion Week? Olivia Munn. So Michael, do you have any It gets me out of my element. It’s a departure from what theater recommendations for us? “I can’t wait I do. I’m always looking for new ways to be inspired. It’s to see Jessica Chastain in The Heiress,” the good to keep tabs on what the next trend is. designer enthused. “I’ve got it marked on the Any crazy front-row encounters lately? Someone’s phone started ringing last night at Ralph. calendar with a big red circle.” And as for his That was a little embarrassing! post-Fash Week indulgence? “Give me a good cheeseburger, and I’m happy.” “My favorite thing about the South? The food! I worked in Charleston on Army Wives, and I had beautifully crusted catfish in the husk, fried green tomatoes, and hush puppies. Oh, it was all so good!”

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BELSTAFF This recentlyrelaunched Brit brand has a new look, a new face (Ewan MacGregor!), and now, a new U.S. flagship—its first location in the country. 814 Madison Ave., (212) 897-1880


Concerned that your petits aren’t getting the chic they need? Giorgio to the rescue. His offerings for the little ones now have an exclusive boutique on— where else?—the Upper East Side. 1223 Madison Ave., (212) 209-3500

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STORES, STORES Everywhere! Fall is bringing a flurry of boutique openings all across the city. The highlights:


At last, a downtown outpost! With salons dedicated to both fine jewelry and engagement rings, this jeweler’s Soho statement is massive indeed. 97 Greene St., (212) 226-6136


Once a staple of the Meatpacking District, Azrouël’s downtown chic is moving all the way up to Madison Avenue, and rumor has it that a Lexington Avenue location for Cut25, his lowerpriced line, is in the works nearby. 1011 Madison Ave., (212) 929-7525

C. Wonder Chris Burch has taken over the former Borders space in the Time Warner Center for the newest outpost of his cheeky-chic empire, C. Wonder. 10 Columbus Circle


After closing for renovation and reopening temporary digs in Soho, the original Midtown location has reopened, and it has its own passageway to the women’s store. 17 E. 57th St., (212) 421-6009



The maker of luxe extensions, wigs, and hair clips is opening its new boutique in Midtown. Founded in 2002 by product designer Karen Kitchell, this will be the brand’s third boutique in the city. 254 W. 35th St.

In November, H&M is opening is 11th Manhattan location at the Time Warner Center’s The Shops at Columbus Circle. At 21,000-square-feet, it will carry the Maison Martin Margiela collection along with its regular assortment of chic merch. Additionally, the store will be the first in Manhattan to have its very own men’s shop with its own entrance. In the meantime, hit up the locations at 558 Broadway, 505 Fifth Ave., and all over town. More info at!



This purveyor of luxurious baubles is taking over the old Damiani space on Madison Avenue. This is the first of 12 doors the brand hopes to open within the next three years; expect other outposts in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, and Houston. 796 Madison Ave. g e t t y i m a g e s ( 4 ) ; f i r s t v i e w ( 3 ) ; c .w o n d e r : Giorgio niro; stores: all courtesy


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LOOKS You’ll Love! Despite all the fashion seen (and worshipped) on the runway, there was also news being made backstage, as the industry’s top beauty gurus concocted the looks that will inspire all season long.

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VBEAUTÉ BRINGS THE FACIAL BACKSTAGE! New luxury skincare brand vbeauté teamed up with Zang Toi to give models pre-show facials backstage. What a perfect pairing—considering that Toi and vbeauté founder Julie Macklowe are good friends—and she is his muse!

LANCÔME GOES…PINK! Inspired partly by Japanese horror films, Lancôme makeup artist Daniel Jackson went with a very flushed look for Chris Benz’s Spring collection. “A little bit spooky and a little bit ethereal” was his concept, and it was certainly achieved, thanks to Lancôme Color Design Infinite Eye Shadow in Perpetual Pink and Lancôme Blush in Love in Pommettes D’Amour. A touch of Lancôme Baume in Love in Coral Electric on the lips finished the look.

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JASON WU Diane Kendal for M.A.C

OSCAR DE LA RENTA Gucci Westman for Revlon

RUFFIAN James Kaliardos for M.A.C

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Chinti and Parker,


Dolce & Gabbana, 825 Madison Ave., (212) 249-4100


J.Crew, 99 Prince St., (212) 966-2739


Rag & Bone,

Edie does it! Jacobs’ sixties statement was full of the Marc-isms we know and love. Trippy? Just a bit!

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Rag & Bone, 104 Christopher St., (212) 727-2990


Helmut Lang, 93 Mercer St., (212) 242-3240


Missoni, 1009 Madison Ave., (212) 517-9339

Francisco Costa’s version of a femme fatale is a bit cagey for Spring, with lean dresses and suiting rounding out the mix.

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Preppy and peppy, Kors’ totally wearable Spring appeals to women of all stripes.

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OlÊ! Inspired by Mexico, Lauren’s take on blanket dressing and Western garb feels completely modern...and fun!

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Haute Hippie, 1070 Madison Ave., (212) 535-0914


Stella McCartney, 112 Greene St., (212) 255-1556


Urban Outfitters, 628 Broadway, (212) 475-0009


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Always polished and more youthful than ever, Herrera’s tailored take on Spring retains the house’s signature femininity.

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Vera Wang, 158 Mercer St., (212) 382-2184


Emilio Pucci, 701 Fifth Ave., (212) 230-1135

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Étoile Isabel Marant, 469 Broome St., (212) 219-2284


3.1. Phillip Lim, 115 Mercer St., (212) 334-1160

oscar de la renta A splendid moment for Oscar, whose fuchsia and sea foam princess dresses are suited for the UES royals as well as the official ones.


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Michael Kors, 667 Madison Ave., (212) 980-1550

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A wickedly chic 10th anniversary show from New York’s original enfants terribles, with the best python in the biz.


Christian Louboutin, 59 Horatio St., (212) 255-1910




Jimmy Choo, 716 Madison Ave., (212) 759-7078

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Bonjour, blue period. Reinventing the idea of nautical, Karan moodily meditates on sand and water shades, and the look is luminous. Who does the ease-with-elegance thing better?


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Mulberry, 605 Madison Ave., (212) 835-4700


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Comme des Garçons, 520 W. 22nd St., (212) 604-9200


3.1 Phillip Lim, 115 Mercer St., (212) 334-1160


Banana Republic, 626 Fifth Ave., (212) 974-2350


Valentino, 746 Madison Ave., (212) 772-6969


Marni, 161 Mercer St., (212) 343-3912


Moschino, 401 W. 14th St., (212) 243-8600



Marni, 161 Mercer St., (212) 343-3912

Versace, 647 Fifth Ave., (212) 317-0224



Chloé, 850 Madison Ave., (212) 717-8220


Tory Burch, 38-40 Little W. 12th St., (212) 929-0125

Prada, Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave., (212) 753-4000


Bottega Veneta, 699 Fifth Ave., (212) 371-5511



Miu Miu, 100 Prince St., (212) 334-5156


Lanvin, 815 Madison Ave., (646) 439-0381


Marc by Marc Jacobs, 385 Bleecker St., (212) 924-6126


Nancy Gonzalez, Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Ave., (212) 753-7300

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Alice + Olivia, 80 W. 40th St., (212) 840-0887


Giuseppe Zanotti, 860 Madison Ave., (212) 650-0455

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Topshop, 478 Broadway, (212) 966-9555


Tod’s Code, 650 Madison Ave., (212) 644-5945

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BCBG Max Azria, 168 Fifth Ave., (212) 989-7307


Jimmy Choo, 645 Fifth Ave., (212) 593-0800


Oscar de la Renta, 772 Madison Ave., (212) 228-5810


Alice + Olivia, 80 W. 40th St., (212) 840-0887


Christian Louboutin, 59 Horatio St., (212) 255-1910


Marc by Marc Jacobs, 385 Bleecker St., (212) 924-6126




B Brian Atwood, Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave., (212) 753-4000


Christian Louboutin, 965 Madison Ave., (212) 396-1884


Pierre Hardy, 30 Jane St., (646) 449-0070


Vince Camuto, The Shoe Box, 1349 Third Ave., (212) 535-9615






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