What is Betsey Johnson Doing Here?




If you already have plans for tomorrow, Saturday May 5th, you’ll want to break them as Betsey Johnson is coming to San Antonio’s North Star Mall Dillard’s from 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. I have no idea what the famous fashion icon and designer is doing here, but I’m hoping to find out. I’m assuming she must have some layover given her short appearance at the Dillard’s location by the airport. Who the hell knows, but right now, I’m trying to figure out how I can get out of my girlfriend’s baby shower tomorrow.

Either way, Fashionation is investigating and plans to find out what the story is. If you don’t know who Betsey Johnson is, then you’re clearly a Flinstone and I can’t help you. Betsey Johnson’s fantastical dresses really make me feel like a silly girlie girl and I absolutely love it; when I wear her bright pixy-fairy creations, I envision myself in a Chick-Lit novel, getting off my own lear jet, with a pair of outlandish Aubrey Hepburn sunglasses and a little silk scarf flying in the wind yelling, “I am fabulous!” I’m sure Johnson’s crazy creativity hails from her hey-day of the 60s counterculture, which included working—and playing—with other over-the-top icons like Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick.

Anywhoo, if you can make it to the Northstar Dillard’s, Betsey Johnson plans to not only meet and hangout with fans, but to take some photos as well. And it sounds like those of us who make a purchase of $50 or more will get an exclusive thank you gift from Betsey herself. Aha! I knew there was a catch!

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