Sep. 1, 2011 at 10:55 AM ET
We've always known the "Nightly News" anchor had a sleek wardrobe — he was recently inducted into Vanity Fair's fashion Hall of Fame for his "male glamour" — but we were unaware of his fierce shopping habits. In a Luckymag.com interview, Brian's daughter Allison shares details on her upbringing, which included some fashion help from pops.
"My dad has a really good eye for scarves," she said. "I get them all from him... He goes [to CO-OP at Barneys] often to buy stuff for my mom and me. I’ve never bought my own purse; he just has an eye for them." What type of purses? Brian Williams bought several Kooba bags for Allison and higher-end, crystal-encrusted Judith Leiber purses for his wife.
Not that it's a one-way street. Allison admits she's helped her father as well; she's duly "in charge" of his footwear. "Dads have notoriously bad footwear," she explained. "I’ve eased him away from a structured loafer to a more unstructured, casual loafer that you can wear with cargo shorts or whatever — if he insists on wearing cargo shorts."
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