|Jacqui Lividini, Kayce Freed Jennings and Susan York held a reception at York’s townhouse kicking off the upcoming Women In Need Gala at the Pierre April 9th.
The evening will honor Charla Lawhon, Managing Editor of In Style. Among those attending were designers Mark Badgley and James Mishka, John Truex, Bonnie Stone, President of WIN, Beth Astrosky, Liz Lange, Gillian and Sylvester Miniter.
Women In Need, Inc. (WIN), founded in 1983, today serves over 8,500 people including 5,000 children who are homeless and disadvantaged; restoring dignity, promoting independence and providing stable housing to vulnerable families who face major obstacles that threaten to destroy their lives. When families find themselves without options, WIN provides them with housing, skills, knowledge, understanding and support. To learn more, click here.
|Last Thursday night, the 54th Winter Antiques Show held its Young Collector’s Night which benefited East Side House Settlement.|
|Suzanne Rheinstein at Hollyhock in West Hollywood welcomed some of the Los Angeles design community’s most interesting personalities to a book-signing party for Margaret Russell’s new Elle Décor book, So Chic.
Hollyhock is located in a landmark building that was once a studio of legendary designer, Tony Duquette. Ms. Rheinstein has turned her shop into one of the city’s liveliest salons as well as a mecca for designers who loveher eclectic mix of 18th and 19th century antiques, international design names such as Robert Kime, Chris Spitzmiller and Lee Jofa.
|The two-floored space was filled with over 200 guests including: interior designers Alison Palevsky and Sarah Shetter, Ruthie Sommers with her daughter Eloise, Peter Dunham, Alexandra and Michael Misczynski, Alison Blumenfeld, Kim Alexandriuk, and Molly Isaksen. Shop owners Nathan Turner and Ames Ingham caught up with Libertine’s designer, Johnson Hartig. Writer Cooper Ray turned up. White Webb’s Matthew White was joined by furniture tastemakers David Serrano and Robert Willson of Downtown. Rug magnate Christopher Farr visited with jewelry designer Liseanne Frankfurt. Producer John Goldwyn with Jeff Klein, of the Sunset Tower Hotel caught up with the crowd including Daniel Ragone, publisher of Elle Décor.|
|Houston’s Galleria became the latest location for New York’s legendary Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House which hosted an opening party benefiting the lifesaving efforts of UNICEF.
Houston swells were treated to lobster, king crab claws, shrimp, and prime steak, and overwhelmed by Del Frisco’s $1 million wine cellar, which holds more than 20,000 different wines.
Notables attending included: Carolyn Farb, John Tsacrios, June and Virgil Waggoner, Gigi Huang, Sylvia and John Sullivan, Dee Lincoln, Lou Greggory and Linda Lorrell, Shern Min Chow, and Deanda and Todd Thoman.
For more than 60 years, UNICEF has been the world’s leading international children’s organization, working in over 150 countries to address the ongoing issues that affect why kids are dying. UNICEF provides lifesaving nutrition, clean water, education, protection and emergency response saving more young lives than any other humanitarian organization in the world. While millions of children die every year of preventable causes like dehydration, upper respiratory infections and measles, UNICEF, with the support of partnering organizations and donors alike, has the global experience, resources and reach to give children the best hope of survival. For more information about UNICEF, please visit www.unicefusa.org. Or call 800-4UNICEF. Or contact John M. Tsacrios, Jr., UNICEF Texas Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Photographs by ©PatrickMcMullan.com (WIN & Antique Show); Stefanie Keenan (So Chic).|