The Humane Society is not a hypocritical organization — and so the cuisine served at its benefit gala Wednesday night was, fittingly, vegan. (Munching on seitan chops, The Observer barely missed the meat and cream.) The event packed 525 animal lovers, including Topper Mortimer, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Hunt Slonem, Sharon Bush, and co-chairs Amanda Read More
There were place cards at a dinner celebrating socialite designer Minnie Mortimer‘s latest preppy, casual collection at the Surf Lodge on Saturday, July 11—but the party was so packed, some guests had to stand.
“We invited so many people and they just said they all could come!” said Ms. Mortimer, the Gisele Bundchen–resembling sister-in-law Read More
Yesterday afternoon, the Daily Transom received an emailed invite for a cocktail party taking place on Thurs., Dec. 5 to "celebrate the holidays" with Harvey Weinstein‘s online community A Small World (a.k.a. Facebook for millionaires) and the luxury diamond brand Leviev at the brand’s Madison Avenue boutique.The email’s subject line was, "Socials Buck the Recession Read More
Later this week, the fall season of society events takes its final bow, as it does every season, with the Winter Wonderland Ball at the Botanical Gardens. Luigi Tadini, the Brazilian-born 25-year-old unabashed male socialite, who for the last six years has been a fixture on the gala circuit, isn’t even going, let alone lending Read More
As investment banks collapse, insurance firms file for bankruptcy, and jobs continue to be lost, it seems that New York socialites deserve some of the blame for jinxing the stock market.
On March 7, Arden Wohl, Derek Blasberg, Amanda Hearst, Claire Bernard and nightclub owner Simon Hammerstein rang the closing bell at the New York Read More
At the after party following last night’s New York Public Library Lions Benefit, David Lauren and his girlfriend Lauren Bush, one of the evening’s co-chairs, were inseparable, an eyewitness told the Daily Transom. “He was leading her around all night,” the source said of the handsome clothing scion’s modus operandi at the post-dinner dance Read More