"The only thing left is the antique pansies," moaned Gutfreund. "At least there's that. I'd feel terrible telling anyone who showed up now that there's nothing at all left."
Gutfreund, a good friend of Potter's for 12 years, was taking home a pair of her hyacinths.
Another kind of artist, Pedro Almodovar, was in New York the previous night for the premiere of his latest film, "Kika."
The King of Camp and his troupe descended on the Supper Club for the post-screening party and Almodovar had a hard time getting the almost equally camp crowd -- which included Jean Paul Gaultier -- quieted for Rossy de Palma's vivacious performance of "I Want to Be Evil." "I can see now how sad Mick Jagger was 20 years ago in Altamonte when he couldn't control the crowd," he said.