First Republic Bank and Emanuel Ungaro sponsored "Celebrate the Neighborhood," an evening for the Associates Committee of Lenox Hill Neighborhood House.
Cocktails were served at the Ungaro boutique where several of the chairs were wearing, what else but, Ungaro creations. The crowd of 260 (yes we counted every single one of 'em) strolled over to a private club (you'll just have to guess) for dinner and dancing.
The evening was a big success raising over $90,000 for Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, the oldest and largest social and educational services organization on the UES.
Kathy Angele and Eva Dillon
Mark Gilbertson and Mary Snow
Nicole Perry and Kelly Schmid
Clockwise from left: Thorne Perkin and Tatiana Papanicolaou; Gregory and Anabelle Fowlkes with Lara Trafelet; Lise Arliss, Amy Hoadley, and Claudia Overstrom; Mary Snow with Louis and Alex Rose.
Girl Scout Council of Greater New York held its 31st annual Tribute Dinner with "A Reminiscence and Songs" by Kitty Carlisle Hart. They honored Helen Clay Chace, Retired President, The Frick Collection Board of Trustees; Ellen V. Futter, President and Trustee, American Museum of Natural History; Muriel Siebert, President and Founder, Muriel Siebert & Co., Inc.; Kimberly A. Williams, COO, NFL Network, Formerly CFO National Football League. Tribute Dinner Chair was Marie Raperto, President, Cantor Executive Search Solutions. Steven M. Bornstein, President & CEO, NFL Network, NFL Executive Vice President Media, served as Dinner Co-Chair.
Since 1976, the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York has held its annual Tribute Dinner to honor individuals and recognize corporations who support Girl Scouting and its mission. Former honorees include: Andrea Jung, Liz Claiborne, Carly Fiorina, Ann Moore, and the late Katharine Graham.
Attended by over 500 individuals from New York’s corporate and philanthropic communities, the Dinner is the Council’s largest benefit event, made possible through the generosity of these individuals, and their belief that every girl should be afforded the opportunity to develop the qualities inherent in Girl Scouting – confidence, courage and character.
Leanna Pearson and Kitty Carlisle Hart
Susan Nitze, Deborah Norville, and Mike Chace
Mary Phipps, Kitty Carlisle Hart and Carmen Dubroc
Ellen Futter and Helen Clay Chace
Deborah Norville, Carmen Dubroc, Ellen Futter, Mickie Siebert and Kitty Carlisle Hart
Steve Bornsterin and Kim Williams
Ellen Futter and Deborah Norville
Nina McLemore and Mickie Siebert
Helen Clay Chace and Marie Raperto
Lew Harber, Mr. and Mrs. Farman, Kim Williams, and Carmen Dubroc
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They held a party for international fashion designer Roberto Cavalli at a private house in Los Angeles in Holmby Hills to introduce people to his latest creation: vodka. Roberto Cavalli Vodka.
It was a celebrity launch party and guests included: Alana Stewart, Amaury Nolasco, Anne Heche, Anthony Kiedis, Ashton Homes, Bijou Phillips, Brandon Davis, Casey Johnson, Chris Masterson, Cindy Crawford, Cisco Adler, Cuba Gooding Jr., Damon Dash, Danny Masterson, Emile Hirsch, Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Harry Hamlin, Jason Lewis, Kathy and Rick Hilton, Kylie Bax, Lane Garrison, Laura Prepon, Lindsay Lohan, Lisa Rinna, Michael Solis, Mischa Barton, Nadine Velazquez, Nancy Davis, Natasha Henstridge, Nicky Hilton, Nicole Murphy, Olivia Wilde, Rande Gerber, Roberto Cavalli, Rockmond Dunbar, Roger Moore, Rosario Dawson, Sean Stewart, Shiri Appleby, Tracey Edmonds, Vincent Gallo and Zeta Graff.
The tone was set for a fabulous evening when the sleek invitations went out with an embossed Cavalli bottle hidden in a faux lizard envelope created by stationer Allie Munroe.
Born in Florence in 1940, Roberto Cavalli began his fashion career in the 1970’s. Experimenting with art in fashion has always been Mr. Cavalli’s passion. Hand-painting, patchwork and his use of leather have always been staples throughout his collections. His ever-present provocative themes and sexy silhouettes are mixed with luxurious embellishments. Today, he has quite the roster of celebrity devotees including Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce Knowles, Sharon Stone, Diane Kruger, Lenny Kravitz, Sting, Bono, and Steven Tyler.
Clockwise from left: William Pizzorni and Jorge Gutierrez; Rande Gerber, Cindy Crawford, and Roberto Cavalli; Roberto Cavalli and Natasha Henstridge; Roberto Cavalli, Gabriela Pizzorni, and Carlos Dorado.
L. to r.: Nikki Hilton, Anne Heche, Bijou Phillips, and friend; Harry and Dimitri Hamlin.
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Carol Bell, Pablo Olivera, Karla Dascal, and Marysol Patton
They call the Chambers Hotel on West 56th, off Fifth Avenue “a seamless fusion of uptown luxury and downtown cool.” And it is. Three weeks ago one of its owners, Richard Born, presided over the unveiling of the hotel’s new, contemporary Chinese art installation (which was part of Mr. Born’s private collection).
The Chambers showcases more than 500 pieces of original artwork with pieces by such artists as John Waters, De-Ho Suh, and Bob and Roberta Smith. Part of the permanent collection of contemporary art lines the walls of each of the guest accommodations and public spaces. Full-scale hallway installations are on each floor.
Debbie Born, Richard Born, and Jenny Born
Rita Distenfeld with Gil and Cynthia Nachmani
Bernard and Marilyn Greenspan
Diana Kashan and Lisa Bytner
France Pepper and Matthew Marotta
Juan Bernal and Sophie Jian
Anne Tam and Bonnie Wang
Ansell Hawkins and Lou Sagar
Regina Bell, Tony Walker, and Virginia Kamsky
Josie Browne and Max Protetch
Christina Kang, Yung-Hee Kim, Sophia Petrides
Larry Warsh, Richard Born, Gale Drukier, and Ira Drukier