From left to right and up and down and right round baby right round, we have Kathy Sledge, Gloria Gaynor, Grace Jones, Chaka Khan Chaka Khan, and someone who appears to have invaded the stage, Jarvis Cocker style. Diana Ross was unavailable, owing to a date with Shake ‘n’ Bake.
They were all doing a turn for the Etam S/S 2012 show in Paris yesterday. Etam is not to be confused with the fashion (we’ll be the judge of that) label for lumpen ladies, Evans – named after Pat Evans, née Harris, née dumpy, née lezbehavingyou.
Just a wild guess, but we think the theme was ’70s disco. The Hollies were conspicuous by their absence. The absence of bumming was conspicuous in spite of Chaka Khan Chaka Khan smuggling in an arse-load of poppers.