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
“You’ve been wearing a lot of white lately, you’re gonna love our gift,” my friend Gustavo squealed as he handed me my present when I celebrated my birthday dinner at the Monarch Room last month. He was right. This gorgeous ivory laser-cut leather “Daphne” clutch by Jason Wu is the most perfect thing ever. It’s slightly roomier than most clutches; it also functions as a chic day piece! I love a good bag that can fit way more than a credit card and a lip gloss tube.
Click HERE to buy.
Over the weekend, Brooke Candy premiered her latest music video (“Opulence”), in collaboration with Steven Klein and Nicola Formichetti.
I first met Brooke Candy over dinner in Venice the night before she performed at the Diesel fashion fashion. She briefly went to me (around 1:00) during her performance and I was glad to cheer her on.
I love her. She’s definitely one talent to watch.
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
Y’all know me and my taste — I usually love anything AND everything colourful and embellished but lately, I’ve been toning it down big time. I’ve been stockpiling a rather disturbing amount of white items in my closet over the past few months. My obsession started last year but now it’s gone full force. It’s mildly disturbing actually. Whenever I go to stores, I usually make a beeline to the white section if they have it. Before leaving for Dubai, I bought this nifty “X” Alexander Wang sweater. I feel like there’s something chic about white clothes. It makes you look clean, pristine and of course, effortless. Yes, I know the white memo arrived late in my inbox, in any case, I’m loving this ‘new’ look on me.
Sweater by Alexander Wang (click HERE to buy), silk shirt by Theory, shorts and shoes by Barbara Bui