Simon Doonan

Barneys New York / Slate

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Creative Ambassador of Barneys New York, author of several books, including Confessions of a Window Dresser, and columnist for Slate

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It’s been ten years since RuPaul sashayed into America’s living room with RuPaul’s Drag Race.

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The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia differs in substance from the GOP Convention in Cleveland, but it creates a similar spectacle.

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The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia differs in substance from the GOP Convention in Cleveland, but it creates a similar spectacle.

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