The weekend socializing got off to an early start this past Friday at Nello, where Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Samantha Boardman Rosen, and Jamie Tisch hosted the 6th annual Dolce & Gabbana summer lunch to benefit both Citymeals-on-Wheels and The Food Allergy Initiative.
Tory Burch, Katie Lee Joel and Coralie Charriol Paul all showed up to shop in the dining room-turned-boutique. Rosen zeroed in on a fur Ushanka-style hat. “I love it and Aby loves it too,” she said, referring to her intrepid husband, who had decided to brave the ladies lunch.
But Helen Lee Schifter, for one, wasn’t ready for fall. “This is the first time I’ve put shoes on in a month,” she said.
This story first appeared in the August 19, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.