THE SPECTATOR : Diary September 1st 2018 – Joan Collins ‘Why are people so baffled by the title ‘Dame’?

DIARY Joan Collins: Why are people so baffled by the title ‘Dame’? Attending my goddaughter Cara Delevingne’s 26th birthday party at the trendy Chateau Marmont hotel in LA, I was interested to see how today’s young dress to party. Forget the fairy frocks, cocktail dresses and lounge suits I remember from my Hollywood parties in the golden age; it was …

ICONS OF STYLE Exhibition Opening The Getty Center Los Angeles .. June 25th 2018 ..

ICONS OF STYLE A CENTURY OF FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY, 1911-2011 June 26–October 21, 2018, GETTY CENTER Joan & Percy with Michael & Pat York & Christopher Rauschenberg Joan attended the opening of the latest exhibition at The Getty Center. Fashion is ephemeral, art is eternal. —Oscar Wilde Why do some fashion photographs transcend their commercial character to function as works of art, while …