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Suzy Menkes Gets Her Twenty Years of Pomp(adour) and Circumstance

>> Suzy Menkes's 1.7 million-plus words during her twenty years as fashion editor at the International Herald Tribune were commemorated on Saturday with a special video. "You've made me cry . . . To earn a glowing review from you is the holy grail of fashion," John Galliano declared.  Anna Wintour, Franca Sozzani, Karl Lagerfeld and then some all honored the Samurai, Olivier Theyskens with his words as much as his pompadour hairdo — which apparently got a big laugh.  Even Marc Jacobs chimed in — but only with kind words, and no sticking out of the tongue.  But let's be honest — in the middle of show season, who would dally with such an influential reviewer?

 

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