Carson Kressley's Bathroom Secret: Cher's Prized Letter Makes Every Visit Extra Glamorous!

Carson Kressley's Bathroom Secret: Cher's Prized Letter Makes Every Visit Extra Glamorous!

Carson Kressley, the fashion guru, reveals his deep admiration for Cher with a cherished possession in his bathroom Discover stylish and intriguing facts about his ode to the iconic singer

Carson Kressley's Bathroom Secret: Cher's Prized Letter Makes Every Visit Extra Glamorous!

Carson Kressley. Efren Landaos/Shutterstock

In the latest issue of We, Carson Kressley, renowned for his impeccable style, shares his exquisite bathroom decoration - a framed letter from Cher, which holds a special place in his NYC apartment.

Not only did the Queer Eye for the Straight Guy alum set up stationary in his restroom, but he also personally selected the decorations for his entire residence. Currently, he can be seen as a judge in season 8 of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, which is now available for streaming on Paramount+.

Furthermore, Kressley reveals that he has always had a passion for interior design, having designed all of his homes as well as his childhood bedroom in the '80s. And now, he will share even more interesting facts about himself that even his most devoted fans may not already know. Continue reading to uncover them.

1. I could live on champagne and french fries! My mom says my first word was “fries” while [we were] driving past a McDonald’s.

2. I’m a member of Phi Beta Kappa [honor society]. 

3. Since my childhood in the '80s, I have nurtured a deep passion for interior designing, which led me to meticulously design not only my homes but also my bedroom.

4. Engaging in antiquing and thrifting brings me immense joy. Round Top, Texas, is my ultimate haven for treasure hunting as it hosts a large market brimming with hidden gems every spring and fall.

5. Being raised by a car dealer father, my knowledge about cars runs deep, which is why my drag name perfectly reflects it: Lisa New Kia.

6. With a lifelong passion for horses, I have dedicated decades to competing in equestrian sports. Securing numerous world championship titles, I have cherished owning a horse since the tender age of 13.

7. Although I love being in water, you will never find me swimming in rivers or lakes due to my intense fear of murky water, snakes, and fish!

8. Queer Eye for the Straight Guy marked not only my debut TV show but also my first triumph at the primetime Emmy awards!

9. My birthday is Nov. 11 and I’m a typical Scorpio, but nice! 

10. I take at least two baths a day.

11. [Italian entrepreneur and Fiat heir] Lapo Elkann is my personal style muse.

12. I almost burned down my house grilling chicken thighs. Who knew they were so volatile? 

13. I’d love to have a dog, but I travel too much. 

14. I don’t use a computer — ever — just my phone. 

15. I have a degree in finance and a minor in fine arts from Gettysburg College. 

16. I learned to drive in a ’77 Chevy pickup back home in Pennsylvania.

17. I’m obsessed with Grace Kelly. I’m convinced she’s reached out to me twice from the beyond!

18. I learned everything I know about style by working for Ralph Lauren for seven years.

19. In my bathroom in my NYC apartment, I proudly display a letter from Cher that has been beautifully framed. It holds a special place among my most cherished possessions.

20. Excitingly, I maintain strong friendships with each member of the original "Fab Five" from [Queer Eye for the Straight Guy]. Keep an eye out for our exciting reunion tour happening this fall!

21. I’ve got Amish ancestors, and I think that’s why I’m a very good pie baker.

22. I always have a cashmere cable-knit sweater in my bag — even in summer.

23. I still remember all my dance routines from Dancing With the Stars.

24. Travel is my guilty pleasure. Buenos Aires is next.

25. I don’t do math.