Vol. 22, No. 10 March 15, 1991
Here’re the pretty people — in the back of the bus!
Here they are, ladies and gents: willy-nilly we present the people who are the energy and propelling force behind much of The Big Mikan’s comings and goings, other opinions to the contrary notwithstanding. Oh, what the hell: we have fun and enjoy life — and that’s the idea. More of all this in Party Line on Pages 16 & 17.
Hanae Mori’s latest collection
Enjoying the collection are Irene Coffi, wife of the Cote d’Ivoice, dean of the Diplomatic Corps, with TIH princess Takamado and Princess Mikasa.
World-famed designer Hanae Mori with Luda Taib, wife of the Moroccan Ambassador, and Midori Nishiura. Nur Arik, wife of the Turkish Ambassador.
Beatrice Oyarbazal, wife of the spanish Ambassador, with Femando and Maggie Baez-Duarte; he’s Venezuela’s envoy.
Kaz & Hal Drake welcome Chiye Hachisuka back home
The host Hal Drake stands over wife let Kazuko and guest of honor Chiye Hachisuka, returning to Japan after two years of visiting America and Canada. Geoff Brennan, Commercial Minister, Australian Embassy; Pat Tamaoki; Miroomi Tamaoki, Oceania Manager, SECOM Co., and Susan Brennan. Chiye helps Chichan Plessner and Corky Alexander celebrate their birthdays.
Former Australian Immigration Minister, visiting from Sydney, John Hodges, with Kaz Drake, Ken Samura, keiko Nozu and Atsushi Kimbara(Lacoste).
Warner Bros. fetes film stars
Actors Sean Astin and Matthew Modine — here to promo “Memphis Belle” — flank WB’s Bill and Charo Ireton.
Fujisankei Chairman & CEO Hiroaki Shikanai poses with two moviebiz giants: Tohokushinsha Prez Banjiro Uemura(left) and Producer David Puttnam(right).
In & around The Mikan…
Sho Kosuge and his son Kane play hosts at a press conference ballyhooing their latest film, “Shogun Mayeda.”
Our Partyliner Bill Hersey poses with the late, great Dame Margot Fonteyn who died in Panama recently after a glorious career in ballet; a great lady.
Seen on Omotesando on a Sunday stroll — Michel Vermare, Customs Attache at the French Embassy, with his mother and father, visiting from Paris, and his daughters Stephanie and Pauline who live here with mere et pere.
Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdul-Aziz Al-Sharekh and his wife Hissah were swamped with well-wishers after their country was liberated from the iron heel of Iraq by country well here during the crisis.