Paper Magazine and DKNY celebrated their 17th Annual Beautiful People party last week at Up & Down. The fabulous singer and fashion darling Rita Ora is this year’s cover girl for Paper’s Beautiful People issue. In attendance: Rita Ora, Mickey Boardman, Aliza Licht, Natalia Kills, Marjorie Gubelmann, Lynn Yaeger, Perez Hilton, Ladyfag, Dorian Grinspan and more.
Coat by COS, top by Neil Barrett, trousers by 3.1 Phillip Lim, bag by Jason Wu, shoes by Celine
I’m thrilled to be part of the Benefit Committee of the upcoming Whitney Museum Art Party sponsored by MaxMara. If you’re in New York City on Thursday, May 8th, 2014 and need something fun to do at night, why not join the fun? Tickets go for $300-$500. Proceeds will benefit the Independent Study Program and other education initiatives of the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Whitney Art Party
May 8, 2014
8 pm VIP Auction Preview Reception with Artists ($500)
9 pm All Guests ($300)
440 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011
Click HERE to buy tickets.
Julia and Paul Arnhold, Nasiba Adilova, Michael Avedon, Giovanna Battaglia, Lake Bell and Scott Campbell, Fabiola Beracasa, Melanie Berliet, Andrew Bevan, Peter Brant II, Laura Brown, Sarah Cristobal, Laura de Gunzburg, Max Falkenstein, Kate Foley, Audrey Gelman, Eugenia Gonzalez Ruiz-Olloqui, Lauren Grafer, Bryan Grey Yambao, Zani Gugelmann, Mark Guiducci, Michelle Harper, Elsa Hosk, Heather Hubbs, Alejandro Ingelmo, Natalie Joos, Colby Jordan, Peter Kahng, Jane Keltner de Valle, Kate Lanphear, Leigh Lezark, Chloe Malle, Karla Martinez de Salas, Ambra Medda, Leandra Medine, Lola Montes, Michael Moskowitz, Casey Neistat, Geordon Nicol, Dalia Oberlander, Jon Oringer, Keith Pollock, Lauren Remington Platt, Anastasia Rogers, James Salomon, Olympia Scarry, Greer Tessler, Harley Viera Newton, Jed Weisman
Adam Abdalla, Jessica Gersh, Patrick McGregor, and Maureen Nash
Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo
Mark Amadei, Lauren Shadford Breismeister, Sarah Brown, Michael Carl, Kipton Cronkite, Kyle DeWoody, Kristen Dodge, Adam Fields, Kate Krone, Mike Latham, Suzanna Lee, Jessica Levine, Meredith Melling, Christine Messineo, Jon Neidich, Roopal Patel, Meg Sharpe, Joe Sheftel
Daniel Arsham, assume vivid astro focus, Christopher Beckman, Leah Beeferman, Katherine Bernhardt, Juan Betancurth, Judith Braun, Kadar Brock, Maurice Carlin, Alex Asher Daniel, E.V. Day, Catherine Delphia, Jade Doskow, Nick Doyle, Mark Fox, Ted Gahl, John Gordon Gauld, Jeff Grant, Ryan Humphrey, JPW3, Gary Komarin, Curtis Kulig, Barney Kulok, Shay Kun, Matthew Larkin, Liz Magic Laser, Lee Maida, Benjamin Martins, Victor Matthews, Alex McQuilkin, Ricky Powell, Garrett Pruter, Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Holton Rower, Cordy Ryman, Matthew Satz, Hunt Slonem, Robert Szot, Austin Thomas, Ramon Vega, Laura Sharp Wilson, Mike Yaniro, Dustin Yellin, Joe Zorrilla
Roberto Cavalli opened his Just Cavalli NYC flagship store in Soho a couple of days ago. He also presented his Just Cavalli 2014 Pre-fall collection at the massive, two-story store. In attendance: Miranda Kerr, Eva Chen, Natalie Joos, Heather Graham, Angela Simmons, Peter Brant Jr, Magdalena Frackowiak, Zani Gugelmann and my beloved DJ Marjorie Gubelmann.
On me: Coat by Just Cavalli (Fall 2013), shirt by Giorgio Armani, jacket by Dolce & Gabbana, trousers by Acne, shoes by Balenciaga, ring by Cartier
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Earlier this year, the formidable Suzy Menkes contacted me to participate on this year’s International New York Times Luxury Conference at the Capella Resort in Sentosa Island, Singapore. The theme focused on luxury’s new frontier — South East Asia. I’m really glad I went. It’s my first time to attend Suzy’s annual luxury conferences and boy I learned a lot. I loved Wen Zhou’s (Phillip Lim’s CEO) humor! Although my session was quite light (it was a Q&A) compared to other key speakers, some complete with powerpoint presentations, I must say my nerves got the best of me. It’s not every day that I get to speak in front of over 500 luxury executives! Before my session started, I spent about four hours sitting on the front row watching other speakers with my partner-in-crime in Singapore, Anna Sui. I wanted to go to the bathroom so bad to do number one. However, because the event is being filmed, taped and livestreamed, I didn’t want to stand up and be taped walking out of the room so I held it together.
Because it’s a conference and not fashion month (when everyone looks like a Christmas tree), I ditched the usual accessories and went for this gold flower pin from David Thomas’ collaboration with Jason of Beverly Hills called “Gentleman”.
Yesterday night belonged to Giorgio Armani. Actually, scratch that. October 24, as decreed by Mayor Bloomberg, is Giorgio Armani Day in New York City. I spent most part of my evening at his “One Night Only” event, featuring a retrospective of his Privé collections on a runway show and an exhibit called “Eccentrico“. I’ll share more photos on a separate blog post. Still gobsmacked how Mr. A’s team transformed the massive SuperPiers into a really chic venue. No detail was spared, from the carpeting to the scent wafting in the air! Yesterday night was definitely a night to remember. Bravo!
Photos of Roberta Armani, Hilary Swank, Stephen Dorff, Naomi Watts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Renee Zellweger, Coco Rocha, Erin O’Connor, Olivia Palermo, Giovanna Battaglia and Natalie Joos after the jump! Click click click!