Rules of Attraction
Fashion legend Diane von Fürstenberg attended Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s press event celebrating New York’s fashion industry and the initiatives his administration has taken to promote couture. Of course, The Politicker, always ready to tackle the tough questions, asked Ms. von Fürstenberg if she had any fashion tips for Mr. Bloomberg.
“He’s so hot, he doesn’t need any,” she responded as Mr. Bloomberg did a huge eye-roll.
Copying Rick Santorum’s infamous sweater vest swag will cost you at least $100. After announcing his plans to sell official Santorum brand sweater vests on Sean Hannity’s show last night, Mr. Santorum finally put the vests on sale on his site for those who donate $100 or more to his campaign.
“Perfect for demonstrating solidarity with true conservatives, this vest is a great way to show your support for Rick,” says the note on the site. “Don’t let sleeves slow you down — donate today!”
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has gotten a great deal of attention for the sweater vests he regularly sports on the campaign trail. During an appearance on Sean Hannity’s show tonight, Mr. Santorum said he thinks he’s starting a sweater vest trend.
“This is the attire of the campaign, we’ve heard from several retailers that sweater vest sales have gone up since I started displaying the sweater vest,” said Mr. Santorum.
State Senator Carl Kruger will appear in Manhattan Federal Court tomorrow to discuss making a plea in the bribery case against him.
Someone is making mysterious robocalls in support of an effort to draft Hillary Clinton to enter the presidential race.
Councilwoman Tish James knew the woman who was burned alive in Brooklyn this weekend and has set up a fund to help her family afford a funeral.
After some disagreement about whom to back in the special election for the Ninth Congressional District, Brooklyn G.O.P. Chairman Craig Eaton and Queens Chairman Phil Ragusa agreed on Bob Turner, and apparently, what to wear for his campaign kick-off: blue blazer, gold tie, blue and white striped shirt.