FASHION

Party Favors

For W’s glamorous globe-trotter, Giovanna Battaglia, it’s a fab, fab world.


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Stylist: Edward Enninful

“I was at Le Baron during New York Fashion Week, and all the tables were packed, so I stole one of the reserved signs from a booth. And then I pulled my eyes up like a facelift to make myself look better, since it was quite late. It worked, no?”

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

“The No. 21 by Alessandro Dell’Acqua fall collection in Milan was inspired by Queen Elizabeth. Here’s model Hanne Gaby Odiele holding a Queen Elizabeth doll backstage.”

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

“The Milanese floral designer Giuliano Cairoli is supereccentric—he’s like Karl Lagerfeld, with all his rings. I call him Edward Scissorhands because you wouldn’t guess he works with such delicate flowers!”

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

“Alejandro Santo Domingo had a birthday party in a huge space in New York that he turned into a fair, with games and prizes. I didn’t win anything, but I adopted this balloon as my friend for the night.”

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

“A few of my friends started a tradition of having logo birthday cakes, so I had this one made for my pal Christine Thomas’s party in Milan. She’s totally addicted to Chanel.”

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

“My boyfriend Vlad and I recently had dinner with friends at Sant Ambroeus in downtown Manhattan. We were at a table with a picture of La Scala behind it, so I said to Roberto Faraone Mennella and Linda Fargo, ‘Pretend you’re in an opera!’ ”

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

“This designer, Shourouk Rhaiem, makes cool jewelry—really expensive-looking stones embroidered on a PVC base. She just introduced a line of bags similar to her jewelry. They’re so pretty, you could even wear a bag around your neck as a necklace.”

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

“An artist who goes by the name Darcel Disappoints makes cartoon caricatures of celebrities and fashion people for his website. He just had an exhibit at Colette in Paris, and my portrait [above] was in it. I didn’t recognize myself right away—but I’m happy, because I’m smiling.”