(All photos by Astrid Stawiarz)
“I don’t know what a socialite means today,” said Cornelia Guest, the world’s first celebutante. “It used to mean someone who is doing philanthropy—these women who were in society to do charity. But who knows what it means right now.”
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“It’s kind of American Psycho meets Eyes Wide Shut,” mused the DJ at Natirar, the sprawling New Jersey estate currently owned by Sir Richard Branson, when The Observer asked him to describe his musical strategy for the masquerade ball held there on Saturday night. The evening’s festivities–a high-black-tie masked gala benefiting the Susan G. Komen Read More
- The Post dealt some real estate gossip blows this morning, announcing that “Queen of Mean” Leona Helmsley‘s Greenwich mansion is rumored to be sold–finally, after three years on the market–but for less than half its $125 million price tag. The 26-room mansion has been called a fixer-upper which might have something Read More
Among the guests meandering through the Upper East Side townhouse where Page Six’s Paula Froelich was celebrating the publication of her novel, Mercury in Retrograde, on Tuesday night, May 26, was a mingled group of Ms. Froelich’s friends, colleagues and professional acquaintances: socialite Cornelia Guest, 30 Rock‘s leggy actress Katrina Bowden, essayist and book Read More
The hallway entrance to the annual Savannah College of Art and Design Etoile awards, hosted at the James Cohan Gallery in Chelsea on Monday, March 23, was lined with blown up, borderline-unflattering headshots of the evening’s honorees.
“It’s a little scary to walk in and see a big photo of yourself!” remarked the fashion Read More
All week we’ve been wondering just where and how the city’s influentials will be watching the election on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
At the Avon Foundation gala on Tuesday, Oct. 28, Grey’s Anatomy‘s Patrick Dempsey told us that he will probably be shooting on Tuesday, but will take a break to vote. And Read More