During Sandy, downtown moved uptown for any signs of nightlife, while it had been the reverse for years. Kors liked the yin-yang he saw when edgy met refined.
“Bright lights, fast city ... urban athleticism meets uptown polish,” he further explained in his notes. In that spirit, the former regular judge on “Project Runway” changed his show-day uniform from jeans to cargo pants.
Is Kors himself athletic?
“I am the worst athlete,” he said, laughing, “but I have incredible endurance and strength, but no coordination.”