But just before she left the press room, she turned and touched the massive Van Cleef & Arpels necklace blazing around her neck. "Oh, and in case you're wondering, this is mine." And that, baby, was a star.
The Warwick Hotel in midtown Manhattan has a rather risqué past, thanks to the likes of William Randolph Hearst and his longtime girlfriend, Marion Davies.
We owe a great deal of gratitude to all our sponsors, partners, and supporters along the way, and most importantly to our founding chair, the great Dame Elizabeth Taylor, a tireless AIDS activist whose involvement raised the event and the cause to international levels of awareness.
What gets me are all the Kennedy-haters out there warning Taylor (in print) to "run don't walk" to the nearest exit; that Conor is a Kennedy and Miss Swift will surely end up in some tragic situation.
Dale was the voice of damage-control, the pen of Oscar campaigns, and the heart of a movement that cultivated compassion in modern Hollywood. Laughter and caring were Dale Olson's trademark, entertainment was his business.
I was visiting the magical town of Puerto Vallarta with a group of happy, devil-may-care, let's throw caution to the wind, fellow travelers who somehow coerced me into going along with this madcap plan.
Christies is hosting its first-ever on line wine auction from August 6th through August 20th. Participating is simple and who knows? You might end up with a fabulous lot at a very good price.
Very interesting piece in a New York tabloid the other day, attempting to explain why Janet Jackson, who always tried to keep herself above and away from her wildly dysfunctional family, became embroiled in the matter of overturning Michael's will.
"Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord in vain," reads the third commandment in the famous Ten! I thought of this when watching the Tony Awards las...
Let's give her a chance. Maybe she'll do OK in this. No one can compare to Elizabeth Taylor, of course, but maybe there will be something LiLo can bring to a depiction of life in the fishbowl.
World Wide Fashion is the new real democracy. I decided to join the world: I will be the first French couturier to sell dresses on HSN.
This is a tale of Internet titillation. It doesn't titillate me very much, but it illustrates how powerless celebrities are in the face of people in their pajamas, sitting at home, just making it all up.
Frank Langella's Dropped Names: Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them offers shrewd and often poignant observations that linger in the mind long after each chapter ends -- and there are 66 vignettes to savor.
I have a surprise to reveal: Most celebrities don't have perfect figures; rather they understand a few key secrets behind the art of dressing.
How did she know that song was Richard and Elizabeth's personal love song? I went into shock. It was from the film The Sandpiper the film where I met Elizabeth, met my husband Ron Berkeley. It was the film where it all started for me in Paris in 1964.
In this rare and exclusive conversation, Manolo Blahnik discusses his incredible career redefining the role of the shoe in fashion.