She has a fragrance, called Daphne, with Comme des Garcons and was a muse to the late designer Alexander McQueen. This fall, NARS cosmetics will introduce a line of makeup inspired by Guinness. In September 2011, her clothes will be on exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
My lord kids aren’t you blushing? $300 work out T shirts, (ours are only worth 80 cents) front row socialite? But it only gets better:
With her skunk-striped hair, avant-garde wardrobe and love of theatricality, she’s like the couture version of Lady Gaga – she once met her married lover, the French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, for lunch at the Four Seasons, and both sat at the table, silently staring at each other behind sunglasses for minutes on end.
Really, could you see yourself sitting at a table with your sunglasses on idly observing your lover with barely a word said while all the busy tourists hustled to take pictures of you? We for one could not, and would surely at some point have retreated into buying a bottle of pina colada to bury our sorrows in.
By all accounts, Guinness is an extremely well-read woman, very bright, prone to self-deprecating humor, a bit fragile. And very, very existentially bored.
Yes my dears, we are existentially bored too, but like Daphness we persist in the rigor of it all as we are always obliged when the camera man is waiting for us to show our front teeth. And front teeth did Daphness show very recently:
Daily Mail: It’s her couture wardrobe that usually grabs our attention. But Daphne Guinness’s revealing ensemble last night did nothing to disguise her gaunt frame.
The socialite’s ribs were clearly visible in her sheer top, and the racer-back cut revealed a bony décolleté and back.
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