MIDLER JOINS NIGHT OF STARS
NEW YORK — TV journalist Elsa Klensch has signed on to host the Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars benefit, which is scheduled for Oct. 24, while the organization also revealed on Tuesday that Bette Midler will present its “superstar” award to the Lauder family.
The event, which this year is being themed around family dynasties, is still on schedule to take place with no cancellations to date from its expected guests, according to a spokeswoman. Among the previously announced honorees are Gwyneth Paltrow and her parents, Bruce Paltrow and Blythe Danner; Oscar de la Renta and Eliza Reed; the Swarovski and Etro families; Sonia and Nathalie Rykiel; Betsey and Lulu Johnson; Quincy and Kidada Jones, and Sir Terence and Sebastian Conran.
For the second year, the evening is scheduled to be held at Cipriani 42nd Street.