Kering Celebrates Great Women Artists + More Chic Events You May Have Missed

by The Daily Front Row

Check out pics and recaps from all this month’s the chicest fashion fêtes below! And make sure to email us at for editorial coverage consideration.

Wednesday, October 16

Kering and Phaidon Fête Great Women Artists
Last night, Kering and Phaidon celebrated the publication of Great Women Artists, an extensive illustrated book on over 400 women artists spanning 500 years of art history, with an intimate dinner at La Mercerie. The book, published on October 2nd by Phaidon, was made in partnership with Kering’s Women In Motion program. guests including Chloe Wise, Dana Schutz, Ivan Bart, Noor Tagouri, Selby Drummond, and Bethann Hardison sipped Perrier-Jouët Blanc de Blancs non-vintage Champagne, and enjoyed a performance by Nicole Bus.

Olivia von Halle and Disney Hold a Maleficent-Themed Dinner at The High Line Hotel
On Wednesday, Olivia von Halle and Disney came together to celebrate their fashion collaboration based on the new film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Guests like Willa Fitzgerald and Torrey DeVitto were treated to an intimate dinner at The High Line Hotel, which also provided the perfect goth setting for a display of the 15-piece collection. The collaboration will be available October 17.

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Irina Shayk Helps Falconeri Celebrate Its Soho Store Opening
Luxury cashmere brand Falconeri has a new U.S. boutique at 101 Prince Street in New York. Irina Shayk, the face of the brand, was on hand to celebrate the store. She was joined by Julia Restoin Roitfeld, and Sofia Sanchez de Batek, among others.

Tuesday, October 15

The Cinema Society Hosts a Screening of Serendipity at the Quad Cinema
Katie Holmes, Helena Christensen, and more came out to support the New York premiere of Serendipity, the first-person documentary by artist Prune Nourry. Director/subject Nourry was on hand to present her movie, and joined guests at the afterparty at the Society Café at Walker Hotel.

Prune Nourry (Patrick McMullan/PMC)

Candy Shop Vintage Fêtes Its New Pop-Up
On Tuesday, Candy Shop Vintage celebrated the launch of its new pop-up shop with a party. Guests — including Grace Atwood and Teggy French — got a first look at founder and designer Deidre Zahl’s new celestial collection. The store, located at 251 Elizabeth is open now through October 20th.

Monday, October 14

Frankie Premieres In New York
On Monday, The Cinema Society hosted a screening of Sony Pictures Classics’ Frankie at Metrograph. The film’s stars, Isabelle Huppert and Marisa Tomei, were on hand to introduce their work, as were writer/director Ira Sachs and co-writer Mauricio Zacharias. After the screening guests — including Tory Burch, Donna Karan, and Sophie Sumner, among others — headed to The Crown at Hotel 50 Bowery for an exclusive afterparty.

Sunday, October 13

Taylor Hill Celebrates Her Partnership With Boohoo in L.A.
On Sunday, Taylor Hill hosted a party at the Beverly Hills Hotel to celebrate her collaboration with boohoo. Guests like Sofia Richie, Stella Maxwell, Jasmine Tookes, and Iskra Lawrence enjoyed cocktails and an intimate dinner. They also got a first look at Hill’s curated capsule collection for the retailer. “My personal style is laidback, eclectic, and comfortable. I love mixing current trends with vintage pieces in my closet to create a new look,” Hill says. “I really admire how boohoo is super inclusive – there is something for everyone and they’re always one step ahead with the trends and really affordable. You don’t have to break the bank to make your closet look fabulous.” The collection is available online now.

Saturday, October 12

Dorodo Beach Wines and Dines Celebs for Three Days
Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico held three days of dinners, cooking demos, tastings and more. The Culinary Getaway event, which ended on Saturday, brought together the likes of Benjamin Bratt, Jimmy Fallon, Rachel Roy, as well as a number of celebrity chefs.

Thursday, October 10

Michael Kors and Linda Fargo Host Game Night at Bergdorf Goodman
Bergdorf’s decided to toast Michael Kors’ Studio 54-collection with a disco-themed game night. The party, part of the Designers Off Duty Series, was held on the department store’s newly renovated Eighth Floor event space. Guests got the intimate chance to play games with Kors himself. At one point, the party was divided into teams, with Kors leading one side and Linda Fargo leading the other. Over glasses of champagne, the two teams battled it out in a game that blended Pictionary with charades. Between turns, Kors delighted everyone with anecdotes about his disco days!


CUUP Supports Breast Cancer Awareness
Last night at the NoMad Hotel, bra brand CUUP hosted an intimate evening of self-care & awareness in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Guests including Athena Calderone, Chloe Kernaghan, Kerrilynn Pamer, Melissa Telzer, and more enjoyed bites and cocktails. The event also included an informative panel discussion on healthy lifestyles, preventative care for breasts, and more. The brand additionally offered complimentary bra fittings and self-care experiences. For the month of October, CUUP is contributing 20% of the sales of the Demi bra in Blush to the Foundation.

Tuesday, October 8

Max Mara Celebrates the Coming of Fall with Dr. Barbara Sturm
Max Mara’s Chicago boutique celebrated the Fall/Winter 2019 collection with internationally renowned specialist in aesthetic medicine, Dr. Barbara Sturm. Sturm’s unique, science-based products have achieved cult status with skincare devotees worldwide. Surrounded by Max Mara’s warm and cozy coats, Sturm showcased her newest collection of winter skincare essentials while offering precious skincare advice. Guests shopped both brands while enjoying cocktails and music by DJ Alex Merrell.

Barbour Celebrate 125 Years
Barbour celebrated their 125th anniversary with an intimate cocktail event at Gallow Green, hosted by the brand’s vice chairman, Helen Barbour. Guests enjoyed a retrospective film by notable director Antony Crook and had the opportunity to view original jackets from the brand archive, representing the five generations of Barbour. Also on display were key pieces from the brand’s recently launched Icons Re-Engineered collection, including modernized jacket designs that represent the brand’s most iconic innovations worn by the likes of Steve McQueen, Helen Mirren, and of course, the royal family of today.

Saturday, October 5

The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic L.A.
On Saturday, Veuve Clicquot held its 10th annual Los Angeles Polo Classic at Will Rogers State Historic Park. As always, the event drew a number of celebrity guests, including Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Regina Hall, Kaley Cuoco, Mandy Moore, Christina Hendricks, Busy Philipps, Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, Lake Bell, Retta, Karen Gillan, and more. The day started with a surprise performance from the USC Marching Band, who played the national anthem. Rachel Zoe threw out the ceremonial first ball and Lea Michele cut an extravagant birthday cake for all to celebrate the event’s decade milestone.

Guests sipped Veuve Clicquot, listed to DJ sets by Markus Molinari and Johnny Wujek, and Nacho Figueras lead Team Veuve Clicquot to victory against Team Will Rogers.

Friday, October 4

The Barneys New York Charity Dinner
On Friday, Barneys New York hosted a private dinner at the Montage Beverly Hills in support of Heart of Los Angeles, an organization providing underserved youth with free educational programs. The eighth-annual dinner drew the likes of  Anna Schafer, Lee and Peter Schube, and Linda Caan, among others.

7 Moncler Fragment Hiroshi Fujiwara Collection Launch
7 Moncler celebrated its latest collection with Hiroshi Fujiwara in London. Fujiwara and Remo Ruffini, chairman and CEO of Moncler, attended a private dinner organized by the brand and LuisaViaRoma, before heading to a larger party at Serpentine Sackler Gallery. Guests were treated to DJ performances from Tiffany Calver, Cleo Sol, and Siobhan Bell.

Thursday, October 3

SJP Celebrates the Launch of Her Eyewear Collection With Sunglass Hut
Sarah Jessica Parker celebrated the launch of her first exclusive collection with Sunglass Hut, at the retailer’s NYC headquarters with an exclusive VIP preview and cocktail party. Guests had the opportunity to view the unique, co-developed sunglasses, mingle with Parker and immerse themselves in an exact replica of the campaign photo shoot. Parker started the evening by meeting a select group of global media and tastemakers to answer questions about the collaboration, before mingling with partygoers and taking photos with fans and her new sunglasses collection.

The SJP x Sunglass Hut collection is available in five colorways, in a silhouette inspired by sunglass styles that Parker frequently wore in the ’90s. The collection is available at select Sunglass Hut stores worldwide, on, at SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker New York City boutiques, and on for an SRP of $159.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ BxMA Ball
The Bronx Museum of the Arts held the first BxMA Ball, a lively annual art and music-focused fundraiser at the museum. The evening celebrated queer and street culture, and honored art power couple Mickalene Thomas and Bronx native Racquel Chevremont. This was the first fundraiser held at the Bronx Museum in ten years, emphasizing a major homecoming under the leadership of Executive Director Deborah Cullen. The BxMA Ball supports the museum in its mission to make art accessible to all through its free admission policy, internationally recognized exhibitions, and extensive arts education programs that empower youth in the borough.

As the evening commenced, guests from the worlds of art, fashion, business, and philanthropy arrived for a seated dinner co-chaired by BxMA trustee and artist Angel Otero and fashion visionary Jerome LaMaar. Guests enjoyed cocktails by Wandering Barman, an exceptional three-course meal curated by Bronx-based creative collective Ghetto Gastro, and a special performance by musician and social activist TK Wonder.

Barneys New York Celebrates Nanushka in LA
Jason Bolden hosted a celebration for the launch of Nanushka men’s and women’s Fall Winter 2019 collections at Barneys New York, along with the brand’s designer Sandra Sandor. The event took place at Barneys’ Beverly Hills flagship followed by an intimate, private dinner at the Montage Beverly Hills. Notable attendees included Jaime King, Peter Baldastzi, Molly Gordon, Adair Curtis, Kilo Kish, Angela Fink, Eric Jess, Tao Okomato, Tenzin Wild, Khadija Red Thunder, Amanda Steele, Jennifer Azoulay, Kristen Nichols, Mindy Le Brock, Lindsay Dupuis Bledsoe, Karen Raphael, Brit Elkin, Kara Smith, Jared Eng, Warren Alfie Baker, Nicole Chavez, Katie Bofshever, Dani Song and Jordan Risa.

Angie Mar’s Book Release Party for Butcher + Beast at the Beatrice Inn
Oscar de la Renta and Monse co-designer Fernando Garcia, celebrity butcher Pat LaFrieda & Beatrice Inn co-owner Melissa Merrill-Keary co-hosted the release party of Butcher + Beast: Mastering the Art of Meat by Angie Mar, executive chef & owner of the Beatrice Inn.  Notable attendees included Samuel L. Jackson, Dean Winters, Dilone, Oscar de la Renta and Monse co-designer Laura Kim, Sally LaPointe, Timo Weiland, Peter Som, Athena Calderone, Hervé Léger’s Christian Juul Nielsen, Fall Risk’s John Targon, artist WhIsBe, Chris Gelinas, Joey Zauzig, DJ Callie Reiff, Elizabeth Kurpis, Jill Hennessy, 20/20 co-anchors Amy Robach and Andrew Shue, Joey Jalleo, three-time Tony-winning set designer Scott Pask, and art advisor Sharon Coplan Hurowitz.

Rachel Zoe’s Fall Box of Style Launch
Rachel Zoe celebrated her Fall Box of Style and honored Female Founders with a dinner and cocktail party at The Allbright in West Hollywood. Vanessa Lachey, Rebecca Dane, Jen Atkin, and Kaitlynn Carter, were among the evening’s many attendees.

Alexandra Amodio, Kaitlynn Carter, and Rachel Zoe (Getty Images)

Wednesday, October 2

Vince Camuto’s Sunset Soiree Cocktail Event
On Wednesday night, Vince Camuto celebrated their Fall 2019 footwear collection in Los Angeles. Over 40 guests attended the private event including a mix of celebs, influencers and industry tastemakers. Notable guests including Sofia Richie, Olivia Culpo, Rocky Barnes, and Stephanie Sheppard, repped the brand in boots and pumps from the new collection, while taking in a DJ set by May Kwok and nibbling on bites from local hot spot Jon & Vinny’s. There was even a fun custom photo studio courtesy of Carlos Lopez for snapping Instagram-worthy pics at the event.

American Express Celebrates the Relaunch of the Delta SkyMiles Card
Elizabeth Olsen hosted a flight-themed party in New York City to celebrate the relaunch of the relaunch of Delta SkyMiles American Express card and showcase features and benefits card members will receive with the newly relaunched cards, starting in January 2020. The event featured specialty fall cocktails by Linden Pride, founder/principal of Dante New York City — named the World’s Best Bar at Tales of the Cocktail this year — and Atlanta-based drinking consultant and James Beard advisor, Tiffanie Barriere. Delicious bites were provided by Gabriel and Gina Stulman of Happy Cooking Hospitality, while DJs Coco & Breezy performed a special set.

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