Even before Sia showed up and surprised the crowd with two live songs for the finale, Christian Siriano’s show was star-studded and action-packed.
Among the dignitaries who attended the show were Janet Jackson, the second time Siriano has attended the show after her first appearance last fall; Kesha and Avril Lavigne, who talked the whole time; Quinta Bronson; Laverne Cox; Padma Lakshmi; Laura Linney; Rosie Perez; Sarah Hyland, Alicia Silverstone,
“I think we might consider him our friend,” Lenny said, pointing to Perez next to her, about their relationship with the designer. “I think every woman here considers Christian her friend. He’s so kind and incredibly talented, and I love that he sees beauty wherever he looks.
“I think when you meet him, it becomes an experience and then it becomes a relationship,” Perez added. “You become friends, you text, you call, you go out to dinner, you hang out, and it’s not normal. He doesn’t have a huge ego.”
Siriano was celebrating his brand’s fifteenth anniversary that afternoon; When asked how they celebrate their favorite birthday, Lenny replies, “She’s had a lot of birthdays.”
“The 11th was a good day,” she said, “and I would choose the 11th.” “There was chocolate cake and some wax lips.”
For Perez, Christmas is the best day of the year.
“Every birthday is my favorite holiday, my birthday,” she said.
While attending the show, Silverstone sat with her hand on Lenny’s knee, and both were impressed. Wearing a particularly delicate dress, Hyland had both hands on her cheeks, and was on the verge of shock.
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