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Yigal Azrouël and Steven Kolb on the Verge of a Glorious Breakthrough


Last night in a glass room above 29th St at Bar Basque, members of the CFDA, W Magazine, and I (and others) witnessed though the window several ladies go bat shit crazy. Well actually, we watched Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, a film by Pedro Almodóvar. Only, it was quite difficult to concentrate on the movie when there were such interesting people with whom to converse.

Yigal Azrouël and Steven Kolb on the Verge of a Glorious Breakthrough

 

First, a giant congratulations to Steven Kolb on becoming the newly minted CEO of the CFDA after five years of executive directing. As President Diane Von Furstenberg told WWD,  “Steven is a CEO. This title is long deserved. Steven is the best.…He is smart, sensitive to talent and works very, very hard. We started together at CFDA, and I cannot imagine CFDA without him.” I was lucky enough to speak with him briefly last night, and as promised, sent him my recap of the movie. Which I’ll certainly have to re-watch…

Written by Jessica Lapidos

I impart my daily love of light layering, thick-as-thieves platforms and undiscovered fashionable gems. I love to turn a phrase, and in truth I'm a designer at werq.