Dressing for success, with less
Knots Landing's ever surprising Lisa Hartman, sighted and strobed at a video industry party in Los Angeles, flaunted more than her healthy circulatory system and her iconoclastic fashion sense. She arrived with self-described "fashion therapist" Tony Chase in tow and lived up to what seems to be the unspoken credo of ambitious actresses: celebrity or bust.
How's your dynasty?
After viewing the Royal Variety Show—an annual charity event—at a London theater, Queen Elizabeth popped backstage to greet the performers, including Dynasty's Joan Collins. TV's queen of camp seemed calm as a crumpet but admitted that "for once in my life my knees were knocking." The Queen thought the show was "wonderful," Collins added.
The three shmoozes
Julian Lennon has released a one-hour video about his life, family and music called Stand By Me, and at an L.A. party in his honor a cluster of celebrities did just that. Among the guests who posed with the rookie singer were Scott Baio (right) and a bearded mystery guest—who, upon closer examination, turned out to be Happy Days' beloved former Fonzie, Henry Winkler.
A birthday suit in basic black
For most American kids, turning 20 isn't a big deal. It was, however, a momentous occasion for Prince Aya, a grandson of Emperor Hirohito of Japan. In a traditional rite of passage, the young prince traded in his ketteki-no-ho—a pale yellow silk robe symbolizing adolescence—for a houeki-no-ho, a black brocade garment that marks his entry into adulthood.