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Posts Tagged ‘Michael Roberts’

Vogue’s Creative Director Sells Memoir for $1.2 Million

Grace Coddington, Vogue’s Creative Director, has an interesting story to tell, but the fact that she sold her memoir to Random House for $1.2 million is a little surprising. The New York Observer reports that this puts to rest the rumors Coddington had abandoned the project, which will be co-written by Michael Roberts, a writer for Vogue.

Coddington is definitely known in the fashion world, but outside of that, is there really that much of an audience for this book? Perhaps we shouldn’t be so caught off guard by this though. People with far less interesting lives get book deals all the time.

Don’t get mad! We’re sure Nicole Richie’s Priceless was quality work. We were actually talking about Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino. We do have to hand it to him and his publisher though, Here’s the Situation: A Guide to Creeping on Chicks, Avoiding Grenades, and Getting in Your GTL on the Jersey Shore is one hell of a title.

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Fashion Week: Dominick Dunne @ Carolina Herrera: ‘I’m a Star in Dubai!’

Dominick Dunne made his only Fashion Week appearance at Carolina Herrera this morning (“We’re good pals”). Sandwiched between Vanity Fair‘s fashion director Michael Roberts and the unsmiling Fran Lebowitz , the intrepid chronicler of the social set’s crimes and misdemeanors was happy to chat about his latest passion: the Princess Diana inquest. “I’ve been back there twice,” says Dominick, who is filing his latest “diary” entry for Vanity Fair today. “There are a lot of fascinating things that are happening — it just comes out in bits and pieces.” Most intriguing, he says, is the fact that Mohamed Al Fayed’s remains doggedly determined to convince people that Dodi and Diana would have married.

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