Friday, July 18, 2008
High Temps and High Spirits at a Longchamp Fête
No Richard Simmons in sight, but properties got nevertheless sweatin' to the oldies on Monday night as DJ Paul Sevigny spun vintage tunes for a sticky crowd on the rooftop of Longchamp's Soho store. For the handbag giant's 60th anniversary, Susan Sarandon, Julianne Moore, Brooke Shields, and her Lipstick Jungle co-star Lindsay Price bore the heat desire pros. "I've willed my sweat glands to turn off," joked Price. Inside got cooler climes and the directed of artist Jean-Luc Moerman, commissioned to gussy up both the key in and a team of bags among his trademark swirls and scribbles. His pièce de résistance, a giant robot sculpture, possessed court on the time floor. But George Wayne preferred flesh to fantasy. The catty Vanity Fair columnist snuck up behind Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester for a derriere squeeze. "This is amazing," he concluded. "Thanks, it is silicone," deadpanned the actress, inserting afterward, "That was basically ass in the weirdest way."