“You can sing,” says Anna, who has heard me warble some comedic Noel Coward songs at The Rug Company during Fashion’s Night Out. “This will be easy for you.” Her enthusiasm buoys me along, until a moment over dinner at the Metropolitan Opera … when she insouciantly announces that she is, in fact, completely tone deaf.
Hamish consulted Liza Minnelli and Cheyenne Jackson before deciding to audition to the ultimate power ballad, Miss Britney Spears’ “Oops! … I Did It Again“. In his actual audition, he stood outside the Prudential Center in Newark like ‘the normal people’ in a not-so-normal gold Mugler suit and Christian Louboutin shoes under the pseudonym “Leo Mercuré“. He didn’t pass the auditions.
“Isn’t that the guy who owns Vogue?” asks one of the security guards. “Wicked shoes.”
In Dolce & Gabbana’s official statement, the designers have stated that mixing D&G back into their signature line would give “even more strength and energy to our collections”.