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Thursday, February 13
The Times of Bill Cunningham Screening
M•A•C and Nordstrom, with the Cinema Society and the CFDA, hosted a special screening of The Times of Bill Cunningham, a documentary about the famed street style photographer’s life. Guests included director Mark Bozek and Bill Cunningham’s niece, Trish Simonson. Also in attendance were Steven Kolb, Carol Alt, Pat Cleveland, Ruben Toledo, Andrew Saffir, Suzanne Bartsch, Jordan Roth, Theodora Richards, Tony Danza, Carole Radziwill, Frederique Van Der Wal, Fern Mallis, Tonne Goodman, Chloe Gosselin, Batsheva Hay, and Aurora James. An after-party was also thrown at Bistrot Leo.
Drew Elliott, M•A•C Cosmetics global creative director, said: “M•A•C Cosmetics is honored to celebrate Bill Cunningham who is such a legend. He’s an important person who understood diversity and through his lens cared about who was bringing style no matter who you were or what your background was. He is a true icon with an amazing legacy.”
BYREDO Opens First West Coast Location
The European luxury brand celebrated the launch of its boutique on Melrose Avenue with a cocktail party hosted by founder and creative director Ben Gorham. Notable attendees included Kate Bosworth, Rosie Huntington Whiteley, Jason Statham, Shay Mitchell, Jen Atkin, Alex Israel, Snoh Aalegra, Lykke Li, Christine Centenera, and Sir John.
Birkenstock and MatchesFashion Launch Collection
Birkenstock and MatchesFashion celebrated the launch of the first 1774 collection with stylist Leslie Fremar at Frieze Los Angeles. Among those in attendance were Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Jeremy Scott, Jonathan Saunders, Nicola Peltz, Rashida Jones, Usher, and Alfie Allen.
André Balazs’ Frieze LA Celebration
Hotelier and restaurateur André Balazs hosted his second annual celebration to kick off Frieze Los Angeles with White Cube at Chateau Marmont. The party drew a crowd including Usher, Diplo, Beck, Jamie xx, Caitriona Balge, Lykke Li, Evan Ross, Balthazar Getty, Tali Lennox, Hari Nef, Djuna Bel, Jefferson Hack, Lisa Love, and Luka Sabbat.
Tuesday, February 11
Francesco Genuardi, Consul General of Italy in New York, and Antonino Laspina, Italian Trade Commissioner in New York, joined forces to host ITALY@NYC, a gathering dedicated to honoring the 60 Italian fashion brands showing at the trade show Coterie with the support of the Italian Trade Agency. New York City Media personalities, influencers and industry experts came together to celebrate an Italian evening of style. The event was held in the framework of the initiatives of promotion of Italian Fashion in New York carried out by the Consulate General of New York and the Italian Trade Agency Office of New York with the support of the Embassy of Italy in the United States.