Michael Kors and Kate Hudson Host Dinner in Tokyo

TOKYO — “Michael and I are starting to travel together,” Kate Hudson said with a peal of laughter, as Michael Kors nodded and affirmed: “It’s true.”
So began an intimate dinner in Tokyo’s Aoyama district Monday night, cohosted by Vogue Japan and celebrating Michael Kors’ partnership with the U.N. World Food Programme, called Watch Hunger Stop.
The venue was a charming restaurant resembling an Italian villa that had been plucked from the hills of Tuscany and deposited onto the streets of the Japanese capital. Inside, a pianist played background music while some of Tokyo’s fashion set mingled about sipping on Champagne and the illustrator Clym Evernden hand-drew portraits of guests on the fly. Once the crowd was ushered upstairs to the dining room, Kors broke the ice with a toast punctuated with his signature sense of humor.
The dinner followed a trunk show and personal appearance at Kors’ Ginza flagship store the same morning. It was the first time the designer had done such a show in Japan.
“In Japan there is no concept of a trunk show,” the designer said.
“I think watching women look at a handbag here, I think they’re even more practical than Europeans and Americans,” Kors said. “I think

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