As you all know, Ms. Day is quite the lady and would normally never discuss her underpinnings in privacy, let alone in the pages of a newspaper! But in honor of Hoorah for the Bra, a book-launch party celebrating the tome of the same name, Lady Day is willing to admit just this once that she is, in fact, at this moment, wearing...a bra. (It's true.) You see, many women proudly adore the bra (author and designer Cheree Berry is obviously a shout-it-from-the-rooftops fan); some other women prefer not to discuss such matters but wear the brassiere nevertheless (ahem); and still other ladies hate the bra so much that they have performed ritualistic burnings to cleanse themselves of the cups-in-the-front-two-loops-in-the-back contraption. Fortunately, no matter what kind of woman you are or what kind of man (from wearers to backseat clasp-fumblers) you are guaranteed to enjoy Hoorah for the Bra, which details the history of the bra in the most delightful way possible: pop-up-book format. Sexy! To be a part of the fun, arrive at the Des Lee Gallery (1627 Washington Avenue; 314-621-8735) at 7 p.m. this evening. Ms. Berry signs her book, and Ms. Day will be blushing the whole time.
Fri., Nov. 3