How To Walk A Runway Like Diane Von Furstenberg
DVF Fall 2010, Walk like a Woman, Think Like a Man
(**All text and videos by Susan M. Kirschbaum)
The program to DVF’s Fall collection, “Metamorphosis,” listed the following mantra written by Diane Von Furstenberg herelf: “I always wanted to live a man’s life in a woman’s body.” Somehow I don’t think Diane, as she is called, equates that with the current trend of certain predatory straight males who get young models high and take photos of them half naked.
Diane, a class woman, has always given good face to her public: elegant, charming, evoking an old world European mystique behind a knowing grin.
Her collection really caught my eye this time, a glitter trip on acid with a bit of Russian doll mixed in.
Diane Von Furstenberg–aka Mrs. Barry Diller — always walks the entire runway with her design director, Nathan Jenden, post show