PRADA HOSTS A CONCERT BY THE HOURS
Prada Epicenter. September 7
You filmed The Darjeeling Limited in India. Encounter any wandering cows?
“Of course. There’s nothing to do. You just go around them.”
Would you say they’re the reason for all of the traffic?
“No. I’d say it’s the billion people.”—Waris Ahluwalia
TOMMY HILFIGER AND GEORGE LOIS HOST A BOOK PARTY FOR ICONIC AMERICA
The Museum of Modern Art. September 5
Your new album is called ‘School for Scandal.’ What scandals turn you on?
“Scandal for the sake of scandal. I want real scandal! I don’t want any more of this fake scandal.”
What is a real scandal?
“A blow job in the Oval Office. I do admire him for having that blow job.”—Debbie Harry
MARCHESA SPRING 2008 PRESENTATION
Chelsea Art Museum. September 5
How do you feel about presentations versus runway shows?
“I do feel a little weird. I don’t know if we’re supposed to make eye contact or not. Some girls have broken and smiled, and others just stare straight through you. I’m a little confused.”—Anne Hathaway
CONDÉ NAST’S 4TH ANNUAL “FASHION ROCKS”
Radio City Music Hall. September 6
Who in the music business has great style?
“50 Cent! You kiddin’ me? 50 Cent is fabulous. Look at all these people right here. [Looks fellow celebs up and down.] All these people are stiff. And they don’t know how to talk. Understand, I’m a natural, baby. I could stay here with you all night.”—50 Cent
GLAMOUR PRESENTS “FASHION GIVES BACK” TO BENEFIT MALARIA NO MORE
421 Broome Street. September 4
How do you know Thakoon?
“I went to one of his shows and I loved his clothes, so I just started stalking him.”
In what way?
“Give me your clothes. Give me your clothes as much as possible, please.”—Amanda Peet
THE F.I.T. COUTURE COUNCIL LUNCHEON HONORING LANVIN’S ALBER ELBAZ
The Rainbow Room. September 5
When a party invitation says to dress “festive,” what does that mean?
“I have always thought feathers.”—Iman
25TH ANNIVERSARY OF CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR AND LAUNCH OF CALVIN KLEIN STEEL
Calvin Klein Headquarters. September 5
In the center of the room, there’s a giant glass box filled with half-naked models. Thoughts?
“I think it’s cool. It’s steel. It’s cold. It’s stark. That’s their vibe.”
Do you mind that it’s all men?
“Yeah, yeah, no, no. If you’re asking me if I got a buzz, no, I did not get a buzz. No buzz, unfortunately.”—LL Cool J
AFTER-PARTY FOR NARCISO RODRIGUEZ’S TENTH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION
Gramercy Park Hotel rooftop. September 9
How nervous do you get before a show?
“Just normal, everyday jitters. I mean, everyone gets nervous, no?”
A lot of designers say they don’t get nervous at all.
“Well, they are better men than I am.”
“And better women than I am.” —Narciso Rodriguez