If those who turned up in Bridgehampton for the opening Mercedes-Benz polo match seemed a little hazy on the rules — "How many chukkers are there? And what’s a "bump?" — that’s because on Saturday there was only one game in...
If those who turned up in Bridgehampton for the opening Mercedes-Benz polo match seemed a little hazy on the rules — "How many chukkers are there? And what’s a "bump?" — that’s because on Saturday there was only one game in town: being in the right place at the right time. Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos raced along the back roads from the premiere of "Stuart Little 2" in Southampton — where Helen Schifter, Tory Burch and Tiffany Dubin were joined by their favorite G-movie fans — to the polo grounds, where play benefited New Yorkers for Children. The enormous tent pitched fieldside was packed by the time de Kanavos arrived, though no one except the ever-studious Natalie Portman appeared to be watching the game. Then Portman gave up, too, and made for the refreshments.
"I tried to figure it all out," she sighed. "But now, I’ll just concentrate on food."
Debbie Bancroft’s social strategy took her from the polo tents to the Parrish Art Museum’s midsummer gala, where she milled amidst the art with Duane Hampton, Susan Burden, Nicole Miller and Katharina Otto-Bernstein.
"I’m at my kids’ soccer games all week," she said, shining in diamonds courtesy of Martin Katz. "This is my night to be glamorous."
Schifter put in a quick appearance, then headed off to a dinner thrown by Peter Morton. Carroll Petrie passed through the galleries then slipped out again. And Beth Rudin De Woody stood puzzling over her Vertu phone, on loan for the evening. Though chatting on cell phones is usually banned between the museum’s walls, how else could anyone keep track of all that was happening?
"It’s legal," De Woody decided, "at least for tonight.""
A grooming moment between @tanfrance and @antoni last night at the The LGBT Community Center Trailblazer Awards honoring Anna Wintour, Ricky Martin and more. See more photos at WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
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20-year-old British singer @jorjasmith_ made her debut at Coachella last weekend. We caught up with her and talked about her love for Amy Winehouse, working with Kendrick Lamar on the “Black Panther” album and her fashion philosophy. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @katiedaisyla)
Supermodel @helenachristensen teamed up with longtime friend and designer @camillastaerk on a joint @paredeyewear collaboration. The lineup features three styles and 11 offerings, all of which embody a vintage feel. Get all the details on how they celebrated the collab on WWD.com. #wwdaccessories #wwdeye (📷: @slovekinpics)
“It’s a hard industry to keep motivated, as well, so finding different subjects and people is what makes it worth it – when you’re like, oh, I’ve met great people, I feel like I’ve done something good, and I feel proud of having done this,” said French actress Stacy Martin on being grateful for the variety of roles she’s take on. Read @ktauer’s full interview with Martin on her her latest film “Godard Mon Amour.” #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)