The Kaiser & the Doubtful Guest
*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*
We were pleased to see our old friend, author, Nightlife Decathlon star and all-round *bon vivant* Anthony Haden-Guest crop up in the photos from Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld‘s book party at the Pace/MacGill Gallery the other night—where we also spotted three-time MOTH whiz Hamish Bowles.
We have to confess however to being somewhat at a loss as to what the Hon. AHG was doing at the celebration for the Kaiser’s latest homage to homoerotica. Not quite his cup of Earl Grey, if you take our meaning, and judging from the facial expressions the conversation had become a trifle awkward.
However, we were more amused by the ever-comforting sight of Anthony sporting Cheever Collar—the well-known effect upon one’s Oxford cloth shirt when brought into contact with Harris Tweed and too much gin. Lagerfeld meanwhile looked perhaps even more like a cartoon character than usual. In future, old sport, we’d advise you to forego neckties bigger than your head.
- — Russell Brandom