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Miss J. Alexander Applauds Karen Elson’s Fall at Zac Posen

He’s seen panties, G-strings, no panties…Photo: Patrick McMullan


As you heard here first, the tents were abuzz last night with news that Zac Posen had virtually banned celebrities from attending his show — and that runway veteran Karen Elson had taken a catwalk tumble in the designer’s impossible platform heels. Runway coach Miss J. Alexander said he could have seen the fall coming; platform heels are fashion-show suicide, and Irina Kulikova had tottered twice earlier. But in the scheme of things, Miss J said the fall wasn’t that big of a deal. “I’ve seen bigger models fall,” he told us. “I’ve seen asses up in the air. Panties, G-strings, no panties. The great thing is that she fell in the right dress. It was gorgeous. And what a way to enter the stage! Whoosh, on the floor, in just a big puff of silk tulle and organdy.” As for the no-celeb rumor, it turned out to be true. “I guess that’s why they put my black ass in the third row,” said Miss J. —Jada Yuan

Miss J. Alexander Applauds Karen Elson’s Fall at Zac Posen