Daphne Guinness, Performance Artist... Dov Charney's Paycheck...

Daphne Guinness, socialite and muse to the late Lee Alexander McQueen, can add another job description to her résumé: performance artist.

View Slideshow

MARRAKESH EXPRESS: On Sunday night, Vera Wang offered quiet a tribute to Yves Saint Laurent by hosting a special screening of “L’amour Fou,” the new YSL documentary, at the Museum of Modern Art. Martha Stewart, Kyle MacLachlan, Kelly Klein, Kelly Rutherford, Katie Lee, Gina Gershon and Philip Treacy joined its director, Pierre Thoretton, at MOMA. “I have seen the movie three times already,” Wang said. “I love these lampadaires and I wish I had bought them when I was in Paris. People always told me they are Saint Laurent’s but I didn’t believe them. But then I saw them in the movie and now I have to find them.”

Post-movie, the crowd, including Prabal Gurung, Yigal Azrouël, Erin Fetherston, Tara Subkoff and Margherita Missoni flocked over to Wang’s Park Avenue apartment, which had been transformed into a Morrocan den courtesy of Bronson Van Wyck’s Moorish decor and Todd English’s buffet spread with couscous, lamb and other specialties from the region. “I was told it was going to be an informal dinner,” Wang sighed. “But then I thought, what are these 70 people doing here setting up?”

View Slideshow
Page:  « Previous ... Next »
load comments


Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as a guest by entering your email and name. Your email address will not be shared. Please note that WWD reserves the right to remove profane, distasteful or otherwise inappropriate language.
News from WWD

Sign upSign up for WWD and FN newsletters to receive daily headlines, breaking news alerts and weekly industry wrap-ups.

getIsArchiveOnly= hasAccess=false hasArchiveAccess=false