Top Three Parties: Man on the Moon, A Year Older, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (Blog)
Category: Misc./General Career News | Posted by: DaisyMay
Article Date: June 4, 2009 | Publication: Vanity Fair | Author: Staff
Publication/Article Link:Vanity Fair
Man on the Moon
What: A celebration of the 40th anniversary of the moon landing.
Where: Omega Boutique, New York City.
Who: Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, GQ editor Jim Nelson, TV stars Penn Badgley and Milo Ventimiglia, P.R. guru Alison Brod, comedienne Aubrey Plaza, and actor Daniel Sunjata.
Why: Because New York society constantly pays homage to actors, artists, and the literati, but what about the astronauts?
Talking Point: Neil Armstrong’s absence. Aldin told the New York Daily News he hasn’t talked to his moonwalking partner in years.
A Year Older
What: A joint birthday bash for Shoshanna Lowenstein, Dani Stahl, and Ali Wise.
Where: Avenue nightclub, New York City.
Who: Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss, Dani Stahl, Ali Wise, director Oliver Stone, starlet Kate Hudson, actor Gerard Butler, model Alek Wek (who has made a huge comeback on the scene, appearing at numerous events in the past two weeks), candy girl Dylan Lauren, designer Yigal Azrouël, socialites Fabiola Beracasa and Charlotte Ronson, talking head Dan Abrams, Lake Bell, Vogue's Lauren Santo Domingo, Alice & Olivia founder Stacey Bendet, and celebrity doorman Was Stevens.
Why: Because when was the last time Oliver Stone came to your birthday party?
Talking Point: Azrouël's arm candy. The famed bachelor has been sans B.F.F. Katie Lee Joel (Billy's wife) since she was hit with infidelity rumors. Will the designer show up at Katie Lee's BBQ next weekend in Montauk?
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
What: A dinner hosted by Ferragamo.
Where: Ferragamo Store, New York City.
Who: Host Massimo Ferragamo, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Details editor Dan Peres, Vogue's Marina Rust Connor, Indre Rockefeller, Justin Rockefeller, Euan and Lucy Sykes Rellie, Jessica Joffe, and actress Paz de la Huerta.
Why: Because Ferragamo is on a roll, holding two star-studded fêtes on opposite coasts in two days.
Talking Point: Act two. Virtually half the Ferragamo guests hit the birthday party at Avenue, including Gerard Butler, actress Lake Bell, Alek Wek, Fabiola Beracasa, and Dan Abrams.