Loewe celebrated the opening of LOEWE Rodeo Drive
Loewe landed on the West Coast’s most luxe shopping street last week in suitable style. The Spanish luxury label’s new Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills boutique is now open and to celebrate, creative director Jonathan Anderson was in town to bring together friends of the brand. Kicking things off, a fashionable crowd joined the Northern Irish designer at the Chateau Marmont for an intimate dinner overlooking the West Hollywood skyline. Guests included Cindy Crawford, Doja Cat, Emma Chamberlain, Kaia Gerber, Luca Guadagnino, Maude Apatow, Murray Bartlett, Pauline Chalamet, Pom Klementieff, Tessa Thompson, and Tracee Ellis Ross. Then, an after party at the legendary Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip kept chicsters out long past their bed time to enjoy drinks, dancing, and a performance by Omar Apollo.
Preview performance and pre-reception party for Some Like It Hot
Here’s one for your culture hit list: a laugh-out-loud Broadway version of iconic ’50s flick, Some Like It Hot. The new stage production had its unveiling with a preview night on Friday, with a special performance and pre-reception at the historic Shubert Penthouse. The new musical comedy features a book by Matthew López and Amber Ruffin, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, and direction and choreography by Casey Nicholaw. On the night, they were mostly all in attendance, as well as producers Neil Meron, Dessie Moynihan, and Robert Wankel. Other VIP attendees Dionne Warwick, Renee Fleming, Susie Essman, Gina Gershon, Zac Posen and Harrison Ball, Darren Star, Eric Stoltz, Anthony Edwards, Lauren Bush Lauren and David Lauren, Maye Musk, Amir Arison, Caroline Aaron, Erich Bergen, Candace Bushnell, Tony Danza, Noma Dumezweni, Johnathan Fernandez, Dominic Fumusa, Sami Gayle, Alexandra and Theodora Richards, Richard Schiff, Eve Plumb, Celia Weston, Daniel Benedict, and Cinema Society founder Andrew Saffir. Book your tickets ASAP!
An intimate dinner to fête Macrene Actives’ new High Performance Eye Cream
Guests gathered to join Dr. Macrene Alexiades and co-hosts Dani Stahl and Priya Shukla at the renowned Eleven Madison Park to raise a glass to Macrene Actives’ latest product launch, High Performance Eye Cream. Some 12 years in the making, the new skincare savior is formulated specifically for the delicate eye area with a combination of 38 plant actives, hydrating hyaluronic acid and peptides, and brightening amino acids (just what we need to get through this hectic events season.) Joining celebrity and fashion-favorite Dr. Macrene Alexiades and her co-hosts for cocktails and a clean, vegan dinner with courses prepared by Chef Daniel Humm were Kate Davidson Hudson, Nicky Hilton, Rajni Jacques, Annelise Peterson, Alina Cho, Dylan Lauren, Linh Niller, Coco Bassey, Charlotte Groeneveld, Genesis Jones, Roxanne Robinson, Jancee Dunn, Faith Salie, Nicole Fuller, and Dana Capone, among others.
ADDF hosts its first annual House of Purple event
The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) brought out a stylish crowd for its first-ever House of Purple event, hosted at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. On the evening, which was hosted by the ADDF Young Professionals Committee, Gina Holzheimer—vice president at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, co-founder and co-chair of the ADDF Young Professionals Committee, and member of the ADDF Board of Overseers—was honored with the Outstanding Volunteer Award for her advocacy and dedication to the ADDF’s mission of developing drugs to treat, prevent, and cure Alzheimer’s disease. The Outstanding Volunteer Award was presented by Josh Lauder, who founded the Young Professionals Committee along with Ms. Holzheimer, and serves on the ADDF’s Board of Overseers. “My family and I are very passionate about the ADDF, and it is gratifying to see such tremendous progress in the development of diagnostics, prevention strategies, and ultimately drugs and therapies to treat Alzheimer’s. Co-leading the Young Professionals Committee with a wonderful partner like Gina has been incredibly meaningful to me. I am so grateful for the time, energy, and talent she has brought to this organization.” Among those in attendance were Alissa Anderegg, Lili Buffet, Charlie Cangro, Michelle Florin, Stephanie and Ian Ginsberg, Chris Johnson, Gary Lauder, Laura Lauder, Katherine Lauder, Eliana Lauder, Julie Medler, Laura and Steve Toma, and Wendy Wilshin and Ron Dickerman.
Wölffer Estate Vineyard’s Joey Wölffer hosted the annual Night of Lights
‘Tis the season! Wölffer Estate Vineyard’s Joey Wölffer hosted the second annual Night of Lights celebration on Saturday in East Hampton. Before dinner, guests were treated to a preview of the vineyard’s 13th annual Lighting of the Vines, where 15,000 LED lights illuminate the winter vineyard rows. Guests included Roman Roth, Max Rohn, Aweng Chuol, Flaviana Matata, Sally Holmes, Fern Mallis, Kelly Turlington Burns, Brian Burns, Elizabeth Kurpis, John Wattiker, Malcolm Carfrae, and more. Ps. The official lighting happens this Saturday and will benefit The Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center, with a silent auction of holiday wreaths designed by community artists, designers, and business owners.
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