Weekend News Roundup! Tea with Daphne Guinness

Published November 18, 2013

Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop-culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.

• Doris Lessing, author of the feminism touted novel The Golden Notebook, died at age 94. Despite the Nobel Prize winner’s writing, she never considered herself a feminist. [NPR]

Party crashers unfortunately will always exist, but a suave trio has taken the game to a new level. Dropping editors’ and writers’ names, they snuck into the Met’s Apollo Circle benefit. [P6]

• We had no idea Lily Allen even had a clothing line, so it only makes sense that it is reportedly bankrupt. At least she decided to return to music a few weeks ago. [Fashionista]

• Thor: The Dark World continues to top the weekend box office charts, grossing $38.4M. The Best Man Holiday and Last Vegas came in second and third with $30.6M and $8.9M, respectively. [BOM]

•The Victoria’s Secret fashion show got a makeover by designer Lindsay Degen and we aren’t quite sure how we feel about it. Think pompom thigh-highs and hash-tagged mini skirts. [Style.com]

Here’s an offer we’d love to snag: teatime with Daphne Guinness. Last year she auctioned her wardrobe, but this year she’s auctioning herself. [Paddle8]

Lea Michele tweeted photos from her first music video, but no, we still don’t know the single’s name. [Huffington Post]