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15 August 2008

Chic Women: Michele Lamy


Excerpt from "Goth's Feminine Side" from the New York Times 14 August 08:

“SO, I was at Les Deux Cafés in Los Angeles a few years ago,” enthused Nancy, who wears Rick Owens as often as possible, and was telling me why. “I was sitting by the door in a halter top, shivering a little. And this drop-dead fabulous older woman comes in: tiny-skinny, smoking; wild, black witchy-woman hair; wearing this very clingy Morticia-Addams-meets-Ginger-Rogers look, with her skirt dragging on the floor. Gobs of big wonderful rings. She looks at me and asks in her French accent, ‘Are you cold?’ And she rips this absolutely incredible leather jacket off her body and throws it around my shoulders.”

“Wow.”

“Then she sashays away, looks at me over her shoulder, wags her finger and says, ‘Don’t forget, on your way out!’ ”

Did she instantly become your role model for life?

Completely."


Doesn't that story just send you into a style swoon? How fab-u-lous, like having a goth fairy godmother moment, we should all be so lucky.

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