Coach’s president and executive creative director, Reed Krakoff, at the kickoff party for the Whitney American Art Award the night of March 28 at his Upper East Side town house, where Lew Frankfort and Kenneth Cole stopped by to congratulate Federated chairman and chief executive officer Terry Lundgren, who is being honored this year for his contributions to the art world … Jewelry designers Roberto Faraone Mennella and Amedeo Scognamiglio Wednesday night at a dinner at BG hosted by the Italian Trade Commission, Princess Amanda Borghese, Pamela Fiori and Anne Grauso, which drew guests such as Marjorie and Reza Raein, Adelina Ettelson, Patricia Field and Olivia Chantecaille and where Mario Grauso revealed his favorite pizza joint: “Lazzara’s on 38th. It’s the best” … Mischa Barton Thursday night at the Top of the Rock in New York to help Mark Badgley and James Mischka celebrate their new eyewear line … Kelly Preston, John Travolta, Arianna Huffington and Ports 1961 creative director Tia Cibani at the Ports 1961 showroom in the Meatpacking District Friday night for a reception for the Fight for Kids Foundation and to discuss the dangers of children taking psychiatric drugs.

Editor’s Note: This is the launch of a periodic WWD feature tracking the fashion crowd around and about.

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