From Women’s Wear Daily:
“Bloomberg, who was seated between Ricky Lauren [wife of Polo’s Ralph Lauren] and David Lauren [Ralph’s son], isn’t a common front row fixture at fashion shows, but the designer and the Mayor are said to be friends, so when Lauren told Bloomberg about his show, His Honor had to come.”
Simply had to.
Apparently that’s not exactly how Mike felt about the guy in the White House, whose reception he couldn’t attend last night. As Mike explained to reporters yesterday, it wasn’t politics. It was personal.
“I will say that tonight after the- I finish work at the Throgs Neck Civic Association, today happens to be my girlfriend’s birthday and I’m going to take her out to dinner tonight so we’ll do that and that has to be a very high priority on my list of things to do.”