KRAKOFF’S NIGHT: Michelle Obama’s go-to designer as of late, Reed Krakoff, will be honored by the Henry Street Settlement April 4 for his philanthropic support of New York City. John Demsey, Nina Garcia, Alina Cho, Kalliope Karella and Valerie Boster will help Krakoff celebrate at the annual gala at The Plaza Hotel.

Over the past 100 years, the HSS has helped 50,000 individuals through educational programs, housing, job placement and other services.

This story first appeared in the March 20, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.