The group’s Night of Stars recognized the legendary costumer and designer with its Lifetime Achievement Award.
It sold for a record-breaking $4.8 million to the Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum chain.
Honoring Jenni Kayne and Joie, the 34th annual gala showcased designs by students who were mentored by Uniqlo, Lucky Brand, Bob Mackie and other fashion labels.
The designer will receive the Designer of Excellence Award tonight in recognition of his career.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s former curator in charge at the Costume Institute Harold Koda will be celebrated on April 6 at the Iris Foundation Awards at the Colony Club.