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Isaac Mizrahi on New Memoir ‘I.M.,’ Crashing a Designer’s Honeymoon, Liza Minnelli Advice

“What the hell am I doing?”
Isaac Mizrahi couldn’t help but wonder as the debut of his memoir “I.M.” neared. Now out from Flatiron Books, the page-turner reads like the designer speaks — speedily and unabashedly describing his prismatic career. Before designers were all about self-branding and embracing all things multimedia, Isaac was just being Isaac. After working for Perry Ellis, Calvin Klein and others, he debuted a signature collection in 1987. Eight years later he starred in the documentary “Unzipped.” Talk show host, cabaret performer, costume designer, graphic novel author, “Project Runway: All-Stars” guest judge, movie cameo-maker and QVC personality are among the many job titles he has or continues to juggle.
After a seven-year slog to finish “I.M.,” Mizrahi said in an interview, “It feels great, I have to say. I feel like I told my story so if someone doesn’t agree with it or like it, I swear it really doesn’t matter that much to me. When I finally handed the damn thing in, I felt like the past was absolutely gone because I told my story ad now we’re moving on. There was only present and future. I’m not sure how I feel now [laughs].”
The reality is he

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