Models May Not Eat But Designers Certainly Can Cook at SAKS For CFDA Launch of "American Fashion Cookbook"

by GLORIA SUHR · October 21, 2009

Lisa March, Steve Sadove, Diane von Furstenberg, Prosper Assouline, Steven Kolb, Karin Sadove[All photos by CLINT SPAULDING for PMc] Fashion and food may be an unusual combination considering the waif like standards of the industry, but leave it to the Council of Fashion Designers of America to make such a pairing faaabulousSaks Fifth Avenue hosted the CFDA launch of "American Fashion Cookbook" where designers shared their own personal recipes for success not on the runway but in the kitchen...The book produced by Assouline highlights the CFDA's best including Isaac Mizrahi's Truffle Spaghetti, Carolina Herrera's Pomme Toupinel, Mark Ecko's "Adults Only" chocolate chip cookies, and Derek Lam's Yellowtail Crudo to name a few...Saks held the event at their own SFA Cafe.  See below for more highlights including an appearance by current President (and Queen Bee) of CFDA, Diane Von Furstenberg.

Martine Assouline, Prosper Assouline, Karin Sadove, Steve Sadove Martine Assouline, Prosper Assouline, Karin Sadove, Steve Sadove

Albertus Swanepoel, Meredith Melling Burke, Steven Kolb Jay Kos, Robert Bryan Albertus Swanepoel, Meredith Melling Burke, Steven Kolb  Jay Kos, Robert Bryan

Karen Peterson, Roland Nivelais, Lisa Silhanek Anisha Lakhani, Annabelle Vartanian Karen Peterson, Roland Nivelais, Lisa Silhanek Anisha Lakhani, Annabelle Vartanian

Lisa March, Steve Sadove, Diane von Furstenberg, Prosper Assouline, Steven Kolb, Karin Sadove Lisa March, Steve Sadove, Diane von Furstenberg, Prosper Assouline, Steven Kolb, Karin Sadove

Fern Mallis, Steve Sadove, Lisa March Prosper Assouline, Catherine Moellering Fern Mallis, Steve Sadove, Lisa March Prosper Assouline, Catherine Moellering

Fabrizio Volterra diane Fabrizio Volterra                             DVF