Hi, and welcome back to Line Sheet. It was a 4-inch-heel kind of weekend in Los Angeles. Several editors flew in the Saturday before the Grammys to make the High Snobiety x Maison Kitsuné dinner in the garden at the Chateau, then they bopped over to the Paramount lot for the 15 Percent Pledge Gala, and then stopped by yet another GQ party. (Geez, they are busy! Grand Marnier paid for this one.) Gucci and W mag (also busy!) hosted a Grammys afterparty at the Chateau on Sunday.
I’ll be in New York this week. Excited to see you. And if we didn’t organize a time (Libby, I’m talking to you), I’m coming back in March… plus a lot more this spring.
Finally, a reminder that we’re expanding the Line Sheet cinematic universe with the launch of a Wednesday edition, featuring contributing beauty correspondent Rachel Strugatz’s first reportage. Someone has been texting me images of Rachel toiling away at the laptop all weekend, so I can guarantee it’s gonna be good. There will also be a few fun fashion things in there to keep you grinning.
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Mentioned in this issue: Demna, Zac Posen, Martina Tiefenthaler, Richard Dickson, Phoebe Philo, Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Moschino, Aurora James, Larry Gagosian, Robert Therrien, Ozempic face, Adrian Appiolaza, Alessandro Michele, Gucci, Seán McGirr, Tina Brown, and many more.
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