The Wee Hours
In the wake of last Saturday’s Purple Magazine party, we were left with several questions: What is it about Fashion Week mag soirées that seems to whip everyone into a frenzy? What mysterious gravity does Olivier Zahm carry that sucks the clothing off of so many stunningly beautiful women? How is Lindsay Lohan even still Read More
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s Champions Summer Party on Tuesday evening was a welcome reprieve for those suffering Hamptons fatigue — unlike what feels like every other summer event this year, it was held right here in the city, at the trusty Boom Boom Room. Alexandra Reeve Givens (co-chair of the Champions Committee, and Read More
The door at the Social Life Estate party in Watermill on Saturday, July 4, was airport-security strict, allowing only 150 people inside. Guests circulating under the Art Deco–style lanterns strung around a large pool included Real Housewife Kelly Bensimon, clad in a white, floor-length dress; actors Parker Bagley and Nick Stahl (of The Terminator); editor Read More
At Tinsley Mortimer and Elizabeth Meigher’s pre-4th of July party at the Samantha Thavasa boutique on Wednesday, July 2, socialites admired Ms. Mortimer’s handbag designs while discussing weekend plans for the forthcoming mass exodus out of the city.
“I’m either going to to Bridgehampton or my place in the Adirondacks,” Ms. Meigher said. “We Read More
At Monday evening’s party for the relaunch of Dylan Lauren‘s (daughter of Ralph) popular store, Dylan’s Candy Bar, it was not surprising that sugar featured prominently in the celebration. Tables were piled with mini-brownies and cupcakes; there was a marshmallow dipping station and bikini-and-body-paint-clad candy necklace distributors. The candy-garnished cocktails were hit or miss, however. Read More
Momofuko’s pork-loving David Chang
Publicist, socialite, and soon-to-be reality star Kristian Laliberte told us how the faltering economy was impacting the Manhattan social scene.
We chatted with Marc Jacobs’s boyfriend Lorenzo Martone at a VIPP and Helena Christensen-sponsored auction.
Thursday evening, amid the many small, yappy guests of honor at a benefit for New York Animal Care and Control, the Daily Transom ran into publicist and man-about-town Kristian Laliberte. Already an occasionally notorious figure on the New York social scene, Mr. Laliberte is currently in the process of taking his brand to Read More
On Sunday, August 31, polo player and contractor Michael Borrico‘s Water Mill estate was host to Evian’s lavish "A Taste of Polo" event. A breathless press release had assured us there would be "celebrities, chefs, polo players, and tennis stars in town for the US Open," and some of those promised to be in attendance Read More
Publicist Kristian Laliberte has written in response to our account of what happened at last Saturday’s Artists for Living with a Life-long Ambition (LWALA) benefit auction, when over 40 society figures advertised on a media tip sheet publicizing the event failed to materialize.
When The Observer contacted the representatives of supposedly confirmed guests Read More
We heard you’re working on a reality show called The 10021 that takes place in South Hampton?
Yes, it’s basically a show about four New Yorkers living a kind of fashion lifestyle and about how their professional lives intersect with their social lives. It’s a reality show, but it is being Read More