Home Fashion Tulips and Pansies Headdress the Affair.

Tulips and Pansies Headdress the Affair.


Photography by Arthur Eisenberg. Betsey Johnson's winning design.

Last night I found myself what I momentarily thought to be a rendition of  Alice in Wonderland’s mad tea (hat) party starring all the pretty dantie  celebrities and reality stars (courtesy of Bravo of course) of NYC doing hoola hoop tricks and strut the boardwalk repartee. Of course if you were there you’ll know what I mean, cause this lovely and well conceived affair presented by Village Care turned out to be a rather delightful affair which said author hopes a lot of cash was raised to help many of those afflicted with AIDS, homelessness and despair. In short it was an extravagant affair constituting a variety of the city’s best fashion designers and fashion insiders lending their hand to show off some of their latest wares but mostly as Kelly Cutrone would later impress upon  me to get help to people who mostly need it, who she reminded me don’t happen to be living in some third world nation but in our very backyard.

Our host for the evening turned out to be an elf, or at least that’s what I thought when TV personality James Aguiar took to the stage looking like a delectable circus ring leader. All that was missing was the swirly moustache, but rest assured the gold shoes, sparkly clothes and over the top glitter was all there. As he implored the girls (at some point some of the girls turned into drag queens- but what do did you expect at James’ tea party kids?) to strut the plank guests abound cheered and gushed as fantastical designs corroborated by ostentatious head (hat?) wear topped each look off.

James Aguiar


Comments are closed.