Vera Wang hosted a private screening of L'Amour Fou, the new documentary about Yves Saint Laurent and his lifelong partner, Pierre Berge, at her palatial Park Avenue apartment last night, where she recalled her history with the designer. "I moved to Paris when I didn’t make the figure-skating Olympic team in 1968. I skated one more year, and then I dropped out of college, Sarah Lawrence, and I moved to Paris with my French skating boyfriend," she explained. "There are only two things to do in Paris — well, three — but I won’t mention them all, and one of ’em ain’t figure skating. They’re fashion and food. I fell in love with fashion when I was living in Paris, and I decided when I came back to New York to work in fashion, and part of the reason was the explosion of Yves Saint Laurent in 1969." So what was Yves Saint Laurent like in person? "Shy. Shy, delicate, and special."
Also in attendance was Philip Treacy, who refused to say anything about the royal wedding. "I can't," he said. But he was quite firm in believing that Pippa had not outshone Kate. "You can’t upstage the bride," he stated. "The bride is always beautiful."
Most Viewed Stories
The Big Secret of Every Dating App: Tech Doesn’t Matter
American Apparel Files for Bankruptcy
‘Truly Ugly Guy With Glasses’ Is Europe’s Most Virile Man
Astrology GIFs for the Week of October 5, 2015
Ellie Kemper Thinks Kimmy Schmidt Would Fit in Well in Greenpoint
Sleater-Kinney on Riot Grrl, Reuniting, and Portlandia
Why Do I Jerk Awake Right As I’m Falling Asleep?
All the Ceilings Women Keep Hitting Their Heads On
Céline’s Woman-Friendly Triumph
From Our Partners
5 Best Sex Positions to Practically Guarantee an Orgasm
7 Eyebrow Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Immediately
Labor Allies Blast ‘Irresponsible’ TWU Ads Attacking Bill de Blasio
Who What Wear
The Zara Outfit Every Girl In New York City Is Wearing
powered by PubExchange
Latest News from The Cut5 Things I Want to Wear From Paris: Part 3
Stripes, embroidered separates, and Céline studded boots.Cindy Crawford on Bagels, Instagirls, and Bringing the Supermodel Era to TV
And how she's helping her daughter navigate the pressures of the modeling industry.Right Now the Exercise Pill Is Nothing But a Beautiful Fantasy
It isn't happening anytime soon.How to Get Out of Any Party Conversation
A helpful guide.Stock Up on These Fall Boots Under $300
Sensible lace-ups, sparkly shoes, and more.Toni Morrison on Forgiveness, Segregation, and Why She’d Rather Be a Citizen Than a Taxpayer
Quotes from her talk at the New Yorker Festival.Zendaya Floated Around Paris Like a Cloud
Dreamy.Would You Bone a Guy on a Hoverboard? A Survey
An important poll for our time.This Terrifying Face Mask Is a New Korean Beauty Trend
You'll look like a serial killer, but it gives you extra-soft skin.See Our Exclusive Portfolio From Paris Fashion Week
Another fashion month dispatch from photographer Tomasz Lazar.
We're a nation who hides our snacks.Cheap Thrill: Jacquemus’s Tailored T-Shirt
A signature piece from the "It" designer.All the Ceilings Women Keep Hitting Their Heads On
Ouch.Phoebe Philo Does Not Believe in Hair Extensions
About the strong beauty look from Sunday’s show.Free Rob
There's a Rob-shaped hole on the new Cosmo cover.Queen Ronda Rousey Is the First Woman to Cover Aussie Men’s Fitness
She's flexin' down under.Astrology GIFs for the Week of October 5, 2015
This week's horoscopes.The Big Secret of Every Dating App: Tech Doesn’t Matter
Just like at bars, it's the crowd that counts.
One more way to make weekdays easier.Coddington, Kawakubo Star in Interview Portfolio
They were photographed for a sweeping 60-page section by Fabien Baron.