John Waters hosts the Council of Fashion Designers of America award ceremony tonight in New York. While it may seem an odd choice to you, the cinematic bad boy swears he’s a fashion follower:
“I do follow fashion! I get all the magazines,” he told the New York Times from Baltimore. “My favorite thing is to read Women’s Wear Daily the day after a national disaster.”
Of course, he’s still committed to a decidedly eclectic style. “I think we should give awards for best knockoff and best thrift shop. They do inspire people. Best thrift shop would be Goodwill — before the day they took credit cards for the first time, which ruined everything.”
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