Telfar Hosts Its NYFW After Party at White Castle
Last season, the New York Fashion Week crowd was served Hooters at Alexander Wang, but the junk food of choice for fall is White Castle, where the up and coming label Telfar hosted its after party. The Time Square location kept industry big names far, far away downtown, but underground nightlife favorite VenusX DJ'ed from behind the registers and emerging male model Ralph Souffrant enjoyed free french fries and vodka, which designer Telfar Clemens generously poured into every empty soda cup. Also in attendance was White Castle's very own Vice President, Jamie Richardson, who was wearing a hamburger tie and greeted guests at the door with a smile. "It's just really neat to have everyone here!" he said. Then, in perhaps the most unexpected act of the night, he pulled out of his blue blazer two hamburger cartons, on which he had scribbled poems inspired by Telfar and his designs. One of them read: "No ATM for time / Seeking the sublime / Of brown, black, white / Tonight..."