J Crew's lesbian boss 'makes out with her girlfriend and gives lap dances' at New York Fashion Week party
19:29 GMT, 11 September 2012
19:29 GMT, 11 September 2012
Jenna Lyons, J Crew's stylishly famous creative director, appears to be letting loose for New York Fashion Week; and most notably at the Opening Ceremony 10-year anniversary party on Sunday night.
According to the New York Post, the 43-year-old mother-of-one was seen kissing her girlfriend Courtney Crangi on the Webster Hall dance floor, before giving a female party-goer a lap dance.
One source told the New York Post: 'They were tearing up the main dance floor. They were leaning into each other and kissing all night.'
Fashion fun: Jenna Lyons (left) pictured with girlfriend Courtney Crangi at the Opening Ceremony 10-year anniversary party on Sunday night
After Ms Lyons left her husband for a relationship with Ms Crangi, a jewellery executive, earlier this year, the couple have kept a relatively low profile.
According to the New York Post
however, the J Crew lading lady, who has become as well known
for her off-beat aesthetic as she has for her new relationship, was
missing her signature spectacles at the event while wearing a 'precariously
unbuttoned' white blouse.
Jcrew's queen: Ms Lyons' fashion celebrity grows by the day, which has led women to increasingly become interested in her life
Another source told the newspaper: '[She was] playfully straddling, then giving a female partygoer a lap dance.'
Despite the fact that her husband of nine years, Mr Mazeau, is reportedly seeking a 'sizeable
settlement,' claiming he gave up his own career as an artist 'to stay at
home and allow her to develop her successful career,' according to the
New York Post, Ms Lyons has decidedly laid low since the lesbian couples' first public appearance in April.
After she sold her Brooklyn family townhouse for $4million, she quietly moved to Tribeca with her five-year-old son Beckett.
However her fashion celebrity seems to grow by the day, mainly thanks to street-style blogs. Her style personality has in turn become inextricably linked with both the aesthetic and image of the brand,
Known for her perfect balance of
masculine and feminine, and knack for seamlessly mixing the formal and
the informal (she wore a J.Crew mens cashmere sweater to the Met ball
last year), Ms Lyons is easy to identify with, which has led women to
increasingly become interested in her life.
Ms Lyons has also appeared in magazines
like Glamour, InStyle and Lucky and has even been filmed on Oprah for a
segment detailing her closet.
magazine recently said that she reached 'icon status comparable to the
likes of superstar designers like Donna Karan and Miuccia Prada.'
funny because I was in the airport in London and this woman
came up to me and said, “Excuse me, are you Jenna Lyons” And it was so
great to have this direct connection with a new audience,' she mused recently to Metro magazine.