Lauren Goode, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

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Sting's iPhone Goes Unused, Donna Karan Hopes for a Razr Upgrade

One might think celebrities would have multiple cellphones or at least use a smart phone to help manage their Rolodexes, but that’s not the case for some of the boldface names gathered at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen loft Thursday night.

Several of them said they barely use cellphones at all, despite the numerous calls they receive.

Ms. Karan, who uses a Motorola (MOT) Razr, said “a new phone” was at the top of her Christmas list.

“I text a lot–all the time,” the designer said. “But then the texts disappear on me. I’m not sure where they go.” (A text message appeared on her phone just then.)

“Oh, and I don’t use email,” Ms. Karan added. “I’m really more of a visceral person, I guess.”

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