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Alexa Ray Joel loves Bloomie's

Alexa Ray Joel performed at Bloomingdale's Soho, on

Alexa Ray Joel performed at Bloomingdale's Soho, on Lower Broadway in Manhattan, during Fashion's Night Out on Thursday, September 8, 2011. Photo Credit: Joseph V. Amodio

Confession time — after seeing her at Fashion’s Night Out on Thursday, I’m a little smitten with…Alexa Ray Joel. Yep, it’s true. She performed at Bloomingdale’s Soho (down on Lower Broadway) and was…y’know…actually talented. (Which is a relief, given that we’re at the start of another Fashion Week — which means I’m crammed in with a slew of celebrity wannabes.) And Alexa seems a sweetheart, to boot.

“I’m wearing something by the amazing Aqua line — second floor,” Joel said, spinning for the audience, taking time between songs to give a polite plug for Bloomie's, her host. She looked swell in a leather bomber, sleeveless tank and super mini. “What girl doesn’t like Bloomingdale’s?” she asked.

'Course, it's all in her blood — the musical gene (from dad, Billy Joel), and the fashion sense (from mom, Christie Brinkley).  There are worse gene pools....

GET THE LOOK: Aqua’s cowlneck studded sleeveless top, $78, and woven bandage skirt, $38, at Bloomingdale’s stores. Aqua’s hooded leather jacket, $348, at Bloomingdale’s stores and



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