Finally we're all atwitter (no, not on Twitter. NEVER!) about the Doris Duke auction and went to its preview today in New Jersey. Double D, the Scorpio tobacco heiress who *accidentally* killed her decorator with a Chrysler station wagon, had menageries of the animal, tchotchke and wardrobe varieties. Check out this FABULOUS phoenix-printed scarf made by Christian Dior for Miss Duke:
photo via Newport Restoration Foundation"Happy wishes" indeed! And I believe it was the incomparable, indomitable Mary Louise Parker (whose cad of a baby daddy Billy Crudup left her at seven months preggo for that coat hanger Claire Danes) who said at the end of John Grisham's "The Client":
"Phoenix ... Sure do like the sound of that."
And then she got her house in Arizona with a walk-in closet thanks to the Witness Protection Program.