Mario Testino celebrated his latest book, “Lima Peru,” with a party hosted by pal Stephen Gan and V Magazine at the Bowery Hotel. And surprising no one, lots of the shutterbug’s celebrity subjects were in attendance. “I brought Demi here because Ashton couldn’t come,” said the beaming snapper.
While Moore was ensconced in a corner with friends, others swung by during the two-hour wait for the Marc Jacobs show. And the party only continued to pick up steam afterwards as Courtney Love, Mischa Barton and Sheryl Crow headed over to the Lower East Side hot spot for a well-deserved post-show drink. “I texted [with friends]” said Love of the long wait, who added that Jacobs was well worth the wait. “He’s the only one I care about.”
Her feelings for Testino were equally emphatic. “Other photographers are like a one-night stand,” she said. “But Mario remembers Christmas, he remembers your birthday.”
Crow had similarly fuzzy feelings for the photographer. “He’s so scrumptious and delicious,” she raved.
Meanwhile, downstairs, Alberta Ferretti was hosting a dinner at Gemma to celebrate the completion of her spring collection. “This is what I want my place to look like when I’m rich,” declared Paz de la Huerta of the artfully dishelved baroque decor. A group of PYTs including Byrdie Bell, Leighton Meester and Tatiana Santo Domingo sipped Champagne before sitting down for a dinner of seared tuna, salmon, roasted chicken and lamb.
Actress Alyson Hannigan, joined by husband Alexis Denisof, was still enjoying the buzz from her first New York fashion week.
“I could never walk down a runway,” she said, eyes widening. Though Hannigan did have her own mock catwalk moment. “When I was doing the fitting with Alberta and there was a mock runway I just pretend walked down it and was like,’Tyra I’m ready for you!'” she laughed.
Rachel Zoe popped in for a quick hello half-way through dinner and had Marley Shelton gushing over her very blonde locks.
“Rachel, you HAVE to tell me about your hair,” she insisted.
“It’s just from the sun,” professed Zoe. Apparently, that’s what they’re calling colorists these days.