Have $50,000 burning a hole in your Balenciaga bag? The Hills star Whitney Port would like it please, thank you. The reality-star-turned-fashion-designer has set up a website asking for “donations” (note to Whit: a clothing line isn’t a charity) to fund the runway show for her line Whitney Eve at New York’s Fashion Week in September.
Instead of doing what every other designer does, finding investors or getting a bank loan, Whit seems to think that her fans will want to donate dollars in exchange for a personalized thank you Tweet (worth $5) or a front row seat at her showing ($450). Sorry W, while I admire your big city dreams, from what I’ve seen of your lackluster line, I’d pay not to have it at Fashion Week…XOXO.