The Fug Girls: Anna Wintour Mingles with NBA Players at Rag & Bone

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (L-R) NBA player Dwyane Wade, Editor-in-Chief of American Vogue Anna Wintour and Bee Shaffer attend the Rag & Bone Spring 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at 330 West Street on September 9, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)
Dwyane Wade, Anna Wintour, and Bee Shaffer. Photo: Paul Morigi/2011 Getty Images

Every so often, it comes in handy that we are subscribers to both Vogue and Sports Illustrated, because eventually the twain always meet. Such was the case Friday afternoon at rag & bone, where Anna Wintour (and daughter Bee Shaffer) were moved from their original front row seats and placed right next to a snazzy-looking Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat — whose name we admittedly, at first, kept accidentally botching as “Dwayne Wayne,” as in the bespectacled geek from A Different World whose sunglasses flipped up into regular glasses. (Don’t pretend you haven’t made the same mistake yourself.) This spawned several fantasies of Anna Wintour joining forces with him to design a similar line of shades but in her signature giant size. Alas, it’s not to be. If only Anna knew how good it could have been. Yeah, yeah, an Eastern Conference Championship is nice and all, but will it protect your eyes? Will it, Mr. Wade?

Watch the rag & bone Spring 2012 Collection runway video.