WASHINGTON — “Who do I know who looks a little haggard?” quipped luncheon hostess Ali Wentworth, offering her own comedic take on the new Washington protocol for planning that perfect ladies luncheon. Cohosted with Shiseido to promote its new Future Solution LX line, show off a Japanese fashion retrospective and raise money for Baby Love D.C., Wentworth’s favorite cause, the party got a boost from a new, spirited social set, unafraid to tweak the old formulas for success.
The actress and comedienne, married to ABC News’ chief Washington correspondent George Stephanopoulos, gave 30 friends a chuckle when she elaborated on her guest list strategy. “I will pull together some women who need some help,” she said, as her friends jumped at the bait. “Is Michelle Obama coming?” called out her pal Elizabeth Thorp, who runs her own public relations firm.
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