PHOTOS: New Book Featuring Joan Rivers, Audrey Hepburn & More Launches at The Lowell Hotel

On Wednesday night, May 16th, Josie Natori hosted a cocktail party to celebrate Joseph Cicio’s first book “FRIENDS* *Bearing Gifts” at the Club Room in The Lowell Hotel. The book emphasizes the importance of relationships, and is a reflection on a life filled with warmth, beauty, and ultimately exceptional memories. Lauren Bacall, Prince Charles, Audrey Hepburn, and Joan Rivers are just a few of…

New Charles James Book Celebrated At The Halston House

A new definitive Charles James biography by Michèle Gerber Klein was celebrated on May 10th at The Halston House. Fashionistas and socialites alike gathered to purchase the first signed copies of Charles James: Portrait of Unreasonable Man: Fame, Fashion, Art. Roy Halston Frowick’s (Halston) former townhouse was designed by the great mid-century architect Paul Rudolf. The relationship between Charles…

Photos: Youth America Grand Prix’s Star Studded Gala

Amy Astley was the honorary chairman and Marcella Guarino Hymowitz as chairman of Thursday night’s Youth America Grand Prix’s “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow’ Gala” at Lincoln Center. Samantha Boardman-Rosen, Colby Mugrabi, Candice Jordan Miller, Ashley Olsen, Mary Kate Olsen, Lesley Thompson Vecsler all served as co-chairs. CBS’s Keltie Knight welcomed guests…

PHOTOS: New York Premiere & Celebration of ‘Henry T. Segerstrom: Imagining The Future’

Henry Segerstrom, philanthropist and visionary developer of California’s South Coast Plaza was celebrated at Carnegie Hall by a VIP gathering of philanthropists, cultural dignitaries, filmmakers, performing artists, and leaders of global fashion brands. Macy’s CEO and Chairman Terry J. Lundgren offered welcoming remarks on behalf of Elizabeth Segerstrom, the glamorous and gracious hostess of the event honoring the life…

The Ashley Bouder Project, Women In Dance Taking The Lead!

George Balanchine proclaimed, “Ballet is Woman,” but it’s been long ruled by men.  Ashley Bouder, the brilliant NYC Ballet principal dancer seeks to change this with The Ashley Bouder Project, where women create all the choreography.  Opening at Symphony Space on March 17th the centerpiece was a rare two-woman pas de deux with NYCB Prima…

Museum Of Arts And Design Hosts Joan Juliet Buck’s Book Signing Party

Barbara Tober (chairman emeritus) and Michele Cohen (chairman) at the Museum of Arts and Design hosted a glamorous evening in honor of Joan Juliet Buck celebrating her new memoir The Price of Illusion.  This was the very first of many parties to come for this author.  Barbara, the former longtime editor of Brides magazine, and…

Barbara and Donald Tober Celebrate G.A. Mudge

Barbara and Donald Tober held an intimate soiree for G.A. Mudge, author and photographer of the books,  Alice in Central Park – Statues in Wonderland and Two Alice Statues in Central Park, at The Lotos Club. Mr. Mudge, joined by his wife Sis Mudge, dedicated the evening to the statues in our beloved Central Park. He spoke briefly of the Alice In Wonderland statue…