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DINNER PIECES: Barneys New York hosted a dinner for buzzy Brazilian jewelry designer Ana Khouri on Thursday night at Indochine. A number of Khouri’s distinctive, sculptural pieces, which just launched with the retailer, were on display under cake domes throughout the space for partygoers — including Narciso Rodriguez, Vanessa Traina and Max Snow, Mia Moretti, Nadejda Savcova and Constance Jablonski — to peruse.

Khouri’s work has a few famous fans of late. Had seeing her work on anyone in particular surprised her? “I think it was Madonna, I don’t know, I think that every time I see my piece on someone I’m really like ‘Wow,’” Khouri said before dinner. “I think sometimes it resonates more with creative people — like in music or anything creative because they understand the language of the jewelry, it’s about connecting with the body.

This story first appeared in the October 14, 2013 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

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