She describes a constant schedule of state fairs, speaking engagements, show tapings and red carpet events, everywhere with fans wanting to hug Ms. You don’t know how long it’s been out.”And what about the prospect of creating semi-homemade state dinners, complete with themed tablescapes and cocktails, for the White House?
With her boyfriend in the field of possible Democratic presidential contenders, surely it must have crossed her mind.“Oh God,” she says, her steel-blue eyes suddenly fixing on the middle distance, in a way that makes her look remarkably like she’s running for office herself.
(Her reputation for wearing all-white, she says, dates from owning a beloved but now-departed American Eskimo dog named Aspen, who shed her snowy hair over everything.)“My grandmother was a seamstress,” Ms.
Lee recalls of her childhood in Santa Monica, Calif. called Dicey’s, and she used to make all the clothes for Dean Martin’s wife and Esther Williams.
She made beautiful things.”“I kind of go between beautiful, special vintage pieces to what’s new and what’s hot,” she says, noting that the Mc Queen is her current favorite.
“I love the ’50s and the ’60s clothes, the empire waist. I just feel comfortable in everything.”In public, there have been hits and misses.
She went ahead and attended another annual event, this the “Celebrity Skifest” at the Deer Valley ski resort in Utah.Lee was specifically excluded from her events, which are some of the most glittering in the city.“Her image is not right at all,” said the publicist, as if it were obvious.Cuomo in a way that is different to the usual politician’s wife or partner.Her stamp of approval makes him more appealing, but she has been relatively low-key in her role as gubernatorial girlfriend until this past fall. Lee’s appearance in a campaign ad during the recent election cycle was unusual enough to draw comment, so absent has she been from her notional position as the state’s first lady.