2012 May 16
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(NEW YORK) One look at the crowd on the eighth floor at Barneys last night and you'd have a pretty good inclination of which jolly fashion duo was throwing the intimate soiree. "I keep introducing myself to the wrong designers. None of those men are Jeffrey Costello nor is that Robert Tagliapietra over there," whispered one confused attendee pointing to the bearded doppelgängers sprinkled in with the usual editorial set. He was correct. The designing pair was stuck in Obama traffic with model Anne V, but fortunately arrived safe and sound to celebrate C&T Costello Tagliapietra, their lower-priced eco-friendly dress line sold exclusively at Barneys Co-Op. Naturally, we nabbed them for a serious discussion about the tan lady, Babs, and Travolta.
BY EDDIE ROCHE & MARIA DENARDO
What do you think of the tan lady?
JC: This is hardcore right from the beginning! She's fascinating.
RT: She's a source of expression.
Are you devastated GCB is getting cancelled?
JC: Other than seeing it on a subway marquee once in a while, I had no idea what it was. What does that even stand for?
Good Christian Bitches.
Would you ever dress Theresa from Mob Wives?
JC: Wait, Theresa is from The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Do you mean Drita from Mob Wives? You just got schooled! And we would definitely dress both!
You win. John Mayer is making a comeback after two years. Are you anxiously awaiting his next single?
JC: I've never heard a John Mayer song.
Facebook is going public on Friday. Would you buy stock in it?
JC: If I was rich.
What do you think of Britney Spears as a judge on Ex-Factor?
JC: We have a soft spot for Britney, so I'm glad. I want to see Britney win. I want her to win life.
Barbra Streisand is....
Barbra Streisand is staging a concert in Brooklyn in October. Will we see you there?
[Publicist: "Well, it's been nice working with you guys!"]
JC: We're dead for that. We're going to have hit men on us! What's next? Scientology? John Travolta?
Good guess! Do you know anyone who's given John Travolta a massage lately?
JC: No, but we do know people who have seen him at those little bathhouses. He's a dirty boy.
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