Neuropathy Association's fundraising dinner at Le Cirque
L. to r.: Chuck Scarborough and Tina Tockarshewsky; Brad Dillman and Maria Cooper Janis (standing), Byron Janis, Bobby Short, Mother Dolores Hart, and Michelle Dawson.
The Neuropathy Association is hosted a fundraiser dinner at Le Cirque in Manhattan, two weeks ago. The sold-out event: “An Intimate Evening,” honored key individuals who have greatly supported the Association’s efforts. The Honorary Chairperson was Dolores Hope, the widow of Bob Hope, and the Masters of Ceremonies were Chuck Scarborough and Pia Lindstrom.

Pia Lindstrom and Byron Janis
The star-studded event featured performances and dedications by Michelle Dawson, Tammy Grimes, Byron Janis, Lainie Kazan, Patricia Neal, and Bobby Short. Honorees were Mother Dolores Hart, O.S.B.; Bradley S. Galer, MD, Group Vice President-Scientific Affairs and Senior Medical Officer, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Terrence Tenbrunsel, Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Bayer Healthcare LLC. Mother Hart’s appearance was noteworthy to many of who remember when she was a budding Hollywood starlet in the late 1950s and early 60s, all of which she gave up to enter a convent.

Although close to 20 million Americans (an estimated 300,000 New Yorkers alone) suffer from peripheral neuropathy, a progressive, very painful and potentially crippling disorder resulting from injury to the peripheral nerves, it is given little attention, even in the medical community. Early detection and treatment is key to stopping progression of this often mis-diagnosed disorder.

Proceeds from this evening’s event will be used for the Association’s patient support and research advocacy efforts.

The Neuropathy Association is a public, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide support through education and information; enhance physician, public and government awareness; encourage medical research and development; and advocate treatment access and coverage. Based in New York, The Neuropathy Association was formed in 1995 and is the leading patient resource and advocacy group in the fight against neuropathy. Its support is primarily derived from individual donations and with additional contributions from various industry sources such as Pfizer, Inc. and Bayer AG. Currently with nearly 100,000 members and over 245 self-help support groups, the Association is growing rapidly and is a vital resource for patients.
Dr. and Mrs. Bradley Galer
Mother Dolores Hart and Donald Robinson
Maralyn Matlick Latov and Dr. Norman Latov
Maria Cooper Janis, Mother Dolores Hart, and Patricia Neal
Terrence Tenbrunsel, Maria Cooper Janis, and Brad Dillman
Sirio Maccioni and Don Jacobs
Maria Cooper Janis and Tammy Grimes

Photographs by Richard Lewin

Carlos Meile Boutique opening at Saks
Anna Abdul, Carlos Miele, and Alex Kramer
Liz Cohen, Gretchen Gunlocke, Alex Kramer, and Jennifer Raines
Justin Melnick and Karina Lombard

Last week the Carlos Miele Boutique opened at Saks and had quite the turnout! The theme was Brazilian, the drinks were Caparenas and the gorgeous models were all in Carlos Miele gowns. Carlos was joined by many of his fans (all dressed in his designs), Vanessa Haydon and fiancé Donny Trump Jr., actress Karina Lombard, model Devon Aoki, Alex Kramer, Charlotte Ronson, Brittny Gastineau and Beth Blake. Fred Wilson, CEO SAKS chatted with Nina Garcia and Meredith Melling Burke and Gretchen Gunlocke while the famous Brazilian pop star Daniela Mercury enjoyed music by DJ Sky Nellor.

Other guests included: Carmen Dell’Orifice, Ana Abdul, Katie Ford, Shoshanna Lonstein, Laurie Prince, Rachel Peters, Deana Voulters, Erin Lazard, model Leticia Berkheuer, Justin Melnick, Jackie Astier, Zani Gugelman, Kat Cohen, Di Petroff, Liz Cohen, Jen Raines, Stacey Bendet, Jeff Goldstein, Dori Cooperman, Danny Devine, Bettina Zilkha, Ali Wise, Mike Heller, Leanne Fremar, Elizabeth Loomis, Michael Carl, Dani Stahl, James Hausman, Scot Stackman, Alicia Goldstein, and the wildly non-Brazilian but fashion fancier Patrick McDonald.

Dori Cooperman, Beth Blake, and Bettina Zilkha
Alex Kramer, Donald Trump Jr, and Vanessa Haydon
Leticia Birkheuer
Carlos Miele with Debbie and Fred Wilson
DJ Sky Nellor
Charlotte Ronson
Devon Aoki
Gretchen Gunlocke
Katie Ford and Carmen Dell'Orifice
Nina Garcia
Zani Gugelmann and Erin Lazard
Stacey Bendet
Patrick McDonald
Yigal Azrouel
Carlos Miele and Meredith Melling Burke
Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss and Lauren Hochfelder

Photographs by Billy Farrell/PMc

YSL and Jude Law host a Grand Classics evening to celebrate Cinema and Alfie
Anh Duong and Padma Lakshmi-Rushdie
Carol Alt and Alexei Yashin
Tatum O'Neal and Gary Mantoosh
Jude Law
Movie stars, supermodels, rockers, and social and fashion stars were at Soho House to join YSL and Jude Law for a Grand Classics evening honoring Cinema and Alfie. The film, directed with impeccable style and panache by director Charles Shyer, cements Jude’s place as Hollywood’s hottest new heartthrob.

Eva Mendes, Helena Christensen, Graydon Carter (who has a cameo in the film) and Anna Scott, Nicole Miller, Vanity Fair director Mira Nair, Debbie Harry, Rufus and Sally Albemarle, Helen and Tim Schifter, Anne Slater and John Cahill, Marjorie Gubelmann Raein and Reza Raein, Marina Rust and Ian Connor, Mary Alice Stephenson, John Varvatos, and Lillian and Damian von Stauffenberg were all greeted at the evening’s first screening by tuxedo-clad YSL models serving white cosmopolitans, while old-fashioned cigarette girls served little bags of gold-wrapped chocolates on big trays to everyone at their seats.

Marisa Tomei and Gina Gershon
After the screening, the crowd joined more celebs, socialites, and fashionistas in the Library at Soho House for the fête in honor of Cinéma (YSL’s new fragrance) and the film. Jude Law, who raced over from his rehearsals for Saturday Night Live, partied with Marisa Tomei, Alfie Executive Producer Diana Phillips, Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor, Gina Gershon, Dave Stewart, Tatum O'Neal, Carol Alt, Inside the Actor’s Studio’s James Lipton, the Queer Eye guys (Carson Kressley, Thom Filicia and Kyan Douglas), Ivana Trump and Rossano Rubicondi, Terry Allen Kramer and Nick Simunek, Padma Lakshmi-Rushdie and Salman Rushdie, Ivanka Trump, Janice Combs, Daniel Benedict, Gigi Mortimer, Ines Rivero, Anh Duong, Ghislaine Maxwell, Derek Lam, Peter Som, Behnaz Sarafpour, Alvin Valley, Vivienne Tam, Esteban Cortazar, Olivia Chantecaille and Eric Villency, Euan Rellie, Jodi Della Femina, Bettina Zilkha, Mark Gilbertson, Somers Farkas, Debbie Bancroft, Frederic Fekkai, Blair Husain, Eleanor Lembo, Vanessa von Bismarck, Amanda Brooks, Charles Evans and Bonnie Pfeiffer, Gina and James de Givenchy, Jill and Andrew Roosevelt, Eva and Lorenzo Lorenzotti, Milly de Cabrol, Couri Hay, Ann Colley, Allison Aston, Minnie Mortimer, Carlos Mota, Hope Atherton, Jeffrey Slonim, Gigi Stone, Miguel Forbes, Alexandra Lind Rose, Annie Churchill, Meredith Melling Burke, CEO of YSL Beauté Maggie Ciafardini, and YSL's Shirin von Wulffen, along with Indyssey Entertainment & Grand Classics' heads and hosts Katrina Pavlos, Vanessa Wingate, and Andrew Saffir.

Next up, Grand Classics goes to LA, where Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor will present Sweet Smell of Success at the Playboy Mansion, in an evening benefiting the British Film Institute.
Daniel Benedict, Janice Combs, and Andrew Saffir
Debbie Harry and Anne Slater
Gina Gershon and Marina Rust
Michiel Van Der Wal and Mary Alice Stephenson
Bettina Zilkha and Milly de Cabrol
L. to r.: Ghislaine Maxwell; Carson Kressley and James Lipton; Helena Christensen.
L. to r.: Vanessa Wingate and Katrina Pavlos; Reza and Marjorie Raein; Damian and Lillian von Stauffenberg.
L. to r.: Ines Rivero; Andrew Saffir, Christine Taylor, and Ben Stiller; Eva and Lorenzo Lorenzotti.
L. to r.: Sally and Rufus Albemarle; CEO of YSL Beaute Maggie Ciafardini and Eva Mendes; YSL models.
Marisa Tomei, Jude Law, Christine Taylor, and Gina Gershon
Rossano Rubicondi, Ivana Trump, Andrew Saffir, and Daniel Benedict
L. to r.: Thom Filicia, James Lipton, and Kyan Douglas; Vanessa von Bismarck and Gigi Mortimer; YSL's Shirin von Wulffen and Ivanka Trump.

Photographs by Patrick McMullan & Joe Schildhorn/PMc


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