Here’s to the ladies who lunch! Nicole Miller hosted a luncheon on Saturday at her Sag Harbor abode to celebrate her friend Candace Bushnell’s upcoming book, Is There Still Sex in the City? The buzzy tome follows a new set of women going through the dating highs and lows during middle age and was inspired by the author’s own experiences. It’s so close to home one of the lead characters in the fictional tale is named “Candace Bushnell.”
Saturday’s lunch welcomed some of the Hamptons most notable faces such as Kelly Bensimon, Anne Hearst, Patrica Duff, Countes Luann DeLesseps, Fern Mallis, Laura Durning, and Katherine LeFrak for a sit-down lunch by celebrity chef Kerry Heffernan and wine courtesy of Nicole Miller rose’.
The lunch began with a toast by Miller who introduced Bushnell who said a few words. “I want to thank all of you for coming,” she said. “All of you are great friends and some of you I’ve just met today! I’m thrilled that you guys are here. This is the first event for Is There Still Sex in the City?” One of the ladies interrupted asking, “Is there?” “We all want to know,” said another. “Yes, but less!” Bushnell responded.
Guests went home with a copy of the book and a bottle of Miller’s delicious rosé. Is There Still Sex in the City? is available on August 6th.
Photos by Hannah Turner-Harts