In her new memoir, Behind the Shoulder Pads, Joan, 90, recalled how her and Lily’s mail would typically get blended up by their mailman after they had been neighbors in Los Angeles.
The 2 stars ultimately bumped into each other on the 2019 Met Gala, the place they laughed about their shared final title and their mailman “consistently” delivering mail to the mistaken individual, Joan detailed in her memoir.
“Lily Collins and I laughed in regards to the days we lived in the identical constructing in L.A., the place the postman consistently misdirected our mail to the mistaken Collins,” wrote the Dynasty star and display screen legend.
Their final names aren’t the one related factor going for them. The theme of the Met Gala that 12 months was “camp” and the 2 actresses opted for remarkably related flamboyant white ensembles.
Joan channeled her well-known Dynasty alter ego, Alexis Colby, with large shoulder pads in a customized Valentino design. In the meantime the Emily in Paris star, now 34, recreated Priscilla Presley’s bouffant marriage ceremony mini costume in Giambattista Valli Haute Couture.
Each girls accessorized their appears with glittering headpieces.
In her new biography, Joan additionally revealed the much less glamorous aspect of the annual style fundraiser hosted by Vogue’s Anna Wintour.
“It was a bit like standing in line on the [U.K. supermarket] Waitrose checkout on a lunchtime rush, besides we had been surrounded by the likes of Kim [Kardashian] and Kanye West and Harry Kinds in a black chiffon embroidered shirt with an enormous pussycat bow,” she wrote of queueing to seem on the pink carpet.
The star additionally shared the opposite well-known faces she encountered on the night, together with her run-in with Jennifer Lopez, the place they shared L.A. restaurant suggestions, and congratulating tennis champion Serena Williams on turning into a mother.
Reflecting on the spectacle, Joan wrote, “What an expertise it was. I beloved my first Met Ball, and I would definitely go once more in a heartbeat – though at $30,000 a seat, I’ll wait to be invited!”
Behind the Shoulder Pads: Tales I Inform My Mates is out there within the U.Ok. now, however would not hit bookshelves within the U.S. till Oct. 24.