PAPER's own Kim Hastreiter has written an amazing book on her late great friend and American fashion design legend Geoffrey Beene. The book was comissioned by the CFDA and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Geoffrey Beene Foundation which supports young design talents. And last night, CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg opened up her studio in the Meat Packing District to host a book signing for Kim and hordes of fashion bessies flocked to 14th St! Guests included designers Narcisco Rodriguez, Ruben & Isabel Toledo, Doo.ri, Yeohlee, Threeasfour, Cushnie et Ochs, Gilles Mendel, Carlos Falchi and Ralph Rucci as well as Beene loyalists Helen Ohagan, Laura Jacobs and Russell Nardoza. Even Mr. Beene's long-time assistant Joyce was in the house!!
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