Thursday, September 16, 2010

Bottom Feeders Of New York Fashion Week Spring 2011

DAHLINGS -


I am aware that I have been somewhat derelict in posting day to day reports about New York Fashion Week. So here are some of the rather, er, strange people one sees every day. Most of vanish into the darkness until the next Fashion Week rolls around.
Number One:

Painted Suit Man






















A perennial habitue' of the central tent, this silent, eerily affectless gentleman shows up every day in a different hand-painted suit and matching hat. He never goes to the shows. But he is willing to stand for up to 10 hours, waiting to be photographed. The strategy rarely works. Note that with this newest suit, he is also rocking a pair of tight gold lame leggings. Dear God.


Number Two:

Milk Carton Man


This gentleman, who bears an uncanny resemblance to Seth Rogen, is the acknowledged master of getting into the front row. Even though he is supposed to up in the back in standing row. He tends to be dirty and disheveled. Often he is moved from the front row when a actual celebrity or Fern Mallis shows up. But in a few moments he pops up elsewhere. Nobody knows who he is. My image of this men is his photo on a milk carton, asking, "Have You Seen Me?" If anyone knows who he is, please tell me in the comments section.





















Number Three:


Quiet Good Taste


You have to admire this woman. Her look is distinctive. The huge white bouffant can be easily spotted. Both she and her assistant wear outfits that defy description. Well, one descriptive would be "Huh?" Apparently she has a public access show based in Long Island. Which explains a great deal.
























In the interest of fairness, this is what I wore today: a dress designed especially pour moi by SKWilbur, made of denim with satin detailing on one side front and back; and a hat from 1939, made of velvet with a large satin bow in the back.























More reportage on the morrow.


Ciao,


Elisa & Bucky the Wonderdog

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Absolutely love your look!

ellenchristine said...

that's Cognac and Patti in there.........quite the duo, and I love them! Thank God for the look, though, so we can point them out...
So many people in "fashion" are boring with their looks, and no matter how you celebrate yourself, any look that evokes excitement, commentary,and delight, (and yes, the "huh?") keeps us alive and interested!