Catching up with fashion week

Designer Peter Som celebrated his Fall 2006 runway show at the 485 Fifth Avenue residences. Amanda Hearst and Sarah Wynter hosted the fete that drew the likes of Tinsley Mortimer, Coralie Charriol Paul, Dylan Lauren, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Euan Rellie, Damon Dash, funnyman David Alan Grier, Bettina Zilkha. Patrick McMullan came to personally photograph the pretty shutterbugs. Guests were dancing and sipping champagne that was being chilled in the bathtub.
Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos
Adam Hochfelder and Michael Belfonti
David Alan Grier
Amanda Hearst and Luigi Tadini
Amanda Hearst, Peter Som, and Sarah Wynter
Peter Som and Tinsley Mortimer
Damon Dash and Boogie Dash
Andrew Saffir and Douglas Friedman
Sessa von Richthofen
Fabiola Beracasa and Coralie Charriol
Rachel Roy and Damon Dash
L. to r.: Dan Peres and Sarah Wynter; Dori Cooperman, Dennis Paul, and Amanda Hearst; Hamish Bowles.
Michael Belfonti, Peter Som, and Adam Hochfelder
Andrew Saffir and Bettina Zilkha
Coralie Charriol and Dori Cooperman
Dylan Lauren
Nina Garcia
Minnie Mortimer and Tinsley Mortimer
Mena Suvari, Francisco Costa, and Ashley Olsen
The after-party to celebrate designer Francisco Costa’s Fall 2006 Calvin Klein Collection was held at the much anticipated new Japanese restaurant Morimoto.

A glamorous guestlist included Uma Thurman, Ashley Olsen, Mena Suvari, Molly Sims, Natalia Vodianova, Kristin Cavalleri, Alan Cummings, and Rachel Zoe.
Uma Thurman
Ashley Olsen
Mena Suvari
Molly Sims and Kristin Cavalleri
Last Wednesday evening, the masses shot down to 165 Charles Street in the West Village for the opening of Close Ups presented by Blair Clarke and Alexico Group. The exhibition presented PHOTOGRAPHS by Nevil Dwek and PAINTINGS by Alexander Vethers.

Alexander Vethers and Nevil Dwek
In the crowd: Celerie Kemble and Christina Murphy, Antony Todd, Alvin Valley, Coralie Charriol and Dennis Paul, Lorna Graev, Adelina Wong, Barbara Wilhelm, Kat Cohen, Elizabeth Fekkai, Jackie Astier, Tara Hannant, Amanda Ross, Heather Cohane, Jim Reginato.

For his first photography exhibition ever, Nevil Dwek has captured a sense of “film” through his lens. Having been a filmmaker for over ten years, Dwek’s experience as a director gives him a unique perspective on still photography. The artist often layers his pictures with images in a subtle way that feels like a dissolve between scenes in a movie.
Alexander Vethers’ paintings and photography have been exhibited in galleries, museums, and public spaces in New York, Milan, Paris, and Berlin, and are represented in private and major corporate U.S. and international collections, including the Dow Jones Collection, the Davis, Polk and Wardwell Collection, Shell Oil Collection, and the Benchiser Collection. As a creative consultant to Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, and Dolce & Gabbana, he has designed groundbreaking concepts for fashion shows and installations.

As part of its ongoing support for the decorative arts, Alexico Group will present a variety of exhibitions in the 165 Charles Street building during the course of the year.
Amy Dwek
Emmy Kenan and Poppy Clarke
Celerie Kemble
Blair Clarke, Virginia Coleman, and Lorna Graev

Photographs by ©Patrick McMullan (Som & Calvin Klein).



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