Fashion

Simon Doonan's Gay Men Don't Get Fat and Spring Trend of Choice

During a recent appearance at Barneys in Scottsdale, Simon Doonan (famed former window dresser for the upscale department store and currently its creative amabassador-at-large) signed his latest book, a humorous diet dissertation, Gay Men Don't Get Fat.

As a crowd of ladies and a few well-dressed gents stood in line munching macaroons and sipping sparkling water or champagne, groups of devotees rubbed elbows with the diminutive Doonan, who was dressed in a signature floral shirt and immaculately tailored jacket.

Those looking for a five-step plan to shed pounds might not find a collection of ass-kicking workouts in Doonan's personal stories, but the riff on Mireille Giroux's French Women Don't Get Fat might succeed in burning calories with a few good laughs. 

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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