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Darrell Hartman

For His Polaroid Project with Raphael Mazzucco, Peter Beard Makes It Messy

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In a Chelsea photo studio last month, the scene was a jungle of sorts. Nothing as literal as palm-frond props—but there was a baby tiger and toxic ooze seeping out of jumbo Polaroids that Peter Beard had laid on the floor. Beard’s friend/muse/producer, Natalie White, warned no one in particular: “Don’t step in the goo! […]

Private No More: Giancarlo Giammetti on Life With Valentino, Elizabeth Taylor’s Expensive Taste, and Lauren Hutton’s Tantrums

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Many of fashion’s great performers have benefited from great showrunners—those unsung partners who protect and guide from offstage. The line you hear about Giancarlo Giammetti, then, is that he allows Valentino to be Valentino. What that means exactly can be hard to explain. Suffice it to say that what began as a mutual attraction turned […]

Georgina Chapman Gets Behind the Camera

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Marchesa’s Georgina Chapman is the latest designer to get behind a movie camera—in her case, with a bit of mentoring from Hollywood veteran Ron Howard. She premiered the resulting sixteen-minute film, A Dream of Flying, last night at the Crosby Street Hotel. Chapman’s directorial debut is part of Project Imagination, a new initiative from Canon […]

House of Versace Is Coming to a TV Screen Near You

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Among designers, Donatella Versace’s story is one of the more dramatic ones. Here is a woman who has dealt with family tragedy, betrayal, addiction, and disapproving male authorities, and seems to have come out fabulously on top. You might say her tale has the makings of a Lifetime movie. Which is exactly what it is […]

Life In The Fast Lane

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Yesterday was not a slow Wednesday night at Chelsea Bow Tie Cinemas. The Cinema Society screened Ron Howard’s high-octane new racing film, Rush, for an audience that included Courtney Love, Richard Phillips, and Craig McDean. Safe to say the speed freaks left feeling pretty satisfied. Having debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival, Rush seems […]