Alexander Wang’s First Store Opens Thursday; Anna Wintour Hogs Elevator at Thakoon

Ponchos at Altuzarra (left) and Wang. Photo: Imaxtree

Alexander Wang’s first flagship store is slated to open this Thursday on Grand Street. Wang said, “I wanted something quite pristine and hard.” [WWD]

• Guests could use only one of two working elevators to get to Thakoon’s show on the third floor of the Plaza, because the other one was being held for Anna Wintour. [On the Runway/NYT]

• Robert Duffy has tweeted his last tweet for Marc Jacobs, and now the brand is looking for a replacement Twitterer. [Fashionista]

Alexander Wang and Joseph Altuzarra showed strikingly similar quilted ponchos. [On the Runway/NYT]

• Joan Rivers on the mismatched shoes Helena Bonham Carter wore to the Golden Globes: “Six sessions of psychiatric treatment will straighten her out. [It] looked like she just got out of her straitjacket and escaped too quickly.” [WWD]