Amid speculation that President Barack Obama will reward major donor Anna Wintour with an ambassadorship, Oscar de la Renta dismissed those rumors in an interview with Women’s Wear Daily. The designer suggested that Wintour would be better suited to be secretary of state.
President Barack Obama is considering nominating Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, a major fundraiser for his successful re-election bid, to be the next U.S. ambassador to either the United Kingdom or France, according to two anonymous sources in a Bloomberg report.
The Obama campaign funded its message of hope for the middle class by selling designer scarves, purses, and T-shirts, the New York Post has reported.
The October issue of Vogue lists a correction for its September profile of Chelsea Clinton: The magazine incorrectly referred to one of Clinton’s friends, Dan Baer, an interior designer — he is actually a deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, at the State Department.
Former Vizio commercial star Beyoncé Knowles contacted the Washington Free Beacon today in an email on behalf of the Obama campaign.
Starlet Sarah Jessica Parker wowed guests at her Manhattan digs Thursday evening, hosting a glitzy bash featuring some of the biggest names in fashion, entertainment, and politics.
The Guardian speculated Monday that Anna Wintour, the editor of Vogue and a major fundraiser for President Obama, may be positioning herself for an ambassadorship in a potential second Obama term. But Wintour is facing harsh coverage this week for her magazine’s earlier efforts to glamorize the wife of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, Asma al-Assad.
The sound and fury of the Republican primary has distracted political observers from one of the most interesting political developments of the cycle thus far: President Obama’s reelection campaign is a pallid imitation of his 2008 juggernaut.
Anna Wintour and Scarlett Johansson hosted a private VIP-only fundraiser for President Obama at the Theory store in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan Tuesday night. The Washington Free Beacon was there to personally greet the notables, including designers Vera Wang, Tommy Hilfiger, and Russell Simmons, musician David Byrne, and a slew of New York fashion …