Decorating dynamos will be talking lampshades and wallpaper at the annual President’s Dinner to kick off the Kips Bay Decorator Show House. The black-tie dinner’s chairs are Architectural Digest editor Margaret Russell and decorator Bunny Williams, along with vice chairs Jamie Drake, Tony Ingrao, Randy Kemper and Richard Mishaan. Joining these interiors superstars will be their deep-pocketed clients. So if your apartment or country house was rejected by AD, Elle Décor or House Beautiful, stay at home and Google Nate Berkus’s tips on how to make your nest a little more chic.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel New York, 80 Columbus Circle, (212) 805-8800, 7pm, tickets from $600 for an individual to $25,000 for an underwriter table of 10.