A couple of people have told me that while my last post was funny it buries my chance of having a respectable design career. You can't make fun of celebs and expect them to wear your clothes. You can't joke about Anna Wintour and expect to be in Vogue. As my friend Kristin said, "do you want to be a personality or do you want to be a designer?" This is something I've struggled with for a while. Tonight my episode of All on the Line with Joe Zee will be on Sundance and it's not particularly flattering. You'd never see Alexander Wang admitting his production was fucked up or Marc Jacobs' mom making one of his dresses. They are serious designers with pedigree and respect.
Me, I'm not that serious. I enjoy making fun of people as much as I enjoy designing clothes. I failed out of Parsons. Thrice. I honestly love designing and I could not be more grateful for the career I've had. But I just can't imagine doing the right thing for the rest of my life: never being self deprecating, never making fun of anyone, never doing reality TV, never tweeting about my boyfriend's balls. But I also don't want to be so insistent that I'm different that I sabotage my career.
So help me friends, what to do? Do I delete the post below? Do I clean up my act so I can have a serious career? Or do I just be me and hope it works out? I've signed up for another reality show - is that crazy?