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We were so busy noting prices at the Manolo Blahnik sale today that we barely got a chance to talk to everyone's favorite 6'6" Vogue editor, André Leon Talley. Luckily, some of our sisters in sale coverage managed to hit him up for quotes. From the Gloss: "The caftan was so popular in the '70s with Halston. Women are just bringing back the caftan in beautiful ways. And you know, you wear a caftan and it's as sexy as wearing a Marilyn Monroe silhouette. You pull it off with gorgeous jewelry. You just make sure you'e got a dramatic thing at the neck and at the wrists, so when you use your hands, your hands become music to the caftan. Preferably it should be in chiffon too. Over pants." And from The Cut: "Someone took off their shoes and left their Cole Haan shoes. Ya'll have to be careful. Can you believe that? What do you mean they're not even that bad!? Can you believe? Can you believe what people do? Pathetic little thing about how people do that." [The Gloss; the Cut]