My Mr. Rogers

DVF Dress

It might sound a bit kooky and ridiculous, but I can now check off a moment from my bucket list.

I have been a long time admirer and fanatic of Bill Cunningham. The idea of going to the DVF show not only excited me because I am a huge fan of Diane’s, but I know that every year I will have the opportunity to see good ‘ole Bill sitting front row looking all sorts of adorable and strikingly avuncular. He is the patriarch of New York fashion, a legend and the Mr. Rogers of style. While I was trotting across the street to the DVF show, I had a moment that I truly believed would never happen: Bill Cunningham snapped a photo of me. Sure I may never see this photo, but the memory will be forever engrained in my brain as my smirk met his lens and I had a true moment of wow!It might sound silly, but it was the highlight of my week.

DVF Dress Chanel Bag

DVF

DVF dress

DVF Wrap Dress {c/o, equally cute one here} //  Zara White Heels {$100} // Vita Fede Futturo Ring {$275}

Photos by Alexandra Gibbs

Here’s a cool snap that the eipc Lee Oliveira happened to capture just as Bill was simultaneously taking my photo.

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46 thoughts on “My Mr. Rogers

  1. This is one of my favorite outfits of yours! Gorgeous!! And I’m so happy you can now cross off a once-in-a-lifetime item off your bucket list!

  2. made your week????? girl that’s a made your life moment!!!!!!! have you seen the documentary about bill cunningham-amaze balls-

  3. Wow, what an awesome moment. Very cool to be captured by Bill – not to mention you look fabulous in the iconic DVF wrap dress! Sounds like an amazing day at NYFW!

    x the fabulous life of a natural disaster

  4. I stood next to Bill Cunningham for nearly an hour on Tuesday morning…he photographed people coming in to Badgley Mischka, in to Vera Wang and came back out to photograph after Vera Wang. He’s in the background of several of my shots & I had to tweet about it (of course!). I couldn’t get up the courage to introduce myself, though! So wonderful that he took your pic :)

    Rose
    Blonde in this City

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