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Casey Fremont, Zoe Buckman, Stacey Bendet, Andi Potamkin

Parties

Stacey Bendet, Adam Pendleton Honored at Art Production Fund’s ‘Printz and the Revolution’ Gala

The creative director and chief executive officer of Alice + Olivia and the artist were the cause for such a pun; the nonprofit organization honored their loud, bright designs for the evening.

clock March 12, 2019Maxine Wally

San Francisco Symphony Chinese New Year 2019 at Davies Symphony Hall

Parties

San Francisco Symphony Ushers in Chinese New Year With Glitzy Gala

Ringing in the Year of the Pig properly, Lilou the Pig, San Francisco’s official “therapy pig,” made an appearance, posing for photos in a sparkling bow and with hooves painted a lucky Chinese red.

clock February 18, 2019Booth Moore

Komal Shah attends San Francisco Symphony Opening Night Gala on September 5th 2018 at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, CA (Photo - Drew Altizer)

Parties

San Francisco Symphony and Opera Galas Kick Off Cultural Season

The two events always take place the first week in September, prompting socials to dub the glamorous whirlwind “Hell Week.”

clock September 10, 2018Diane Dorrans Saeks

Laverne Cox, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Williams

Parties

Sarah Jessica Parker, Uma Thurman and More Celebrate Planned Parenthood

The annual Planned Parenthood New York City gala honored Laverne Cox and Cecile Richards.

clock May 2, 2018Leigh Nordstrom

Violetta KomyshanNew Yorkers for Children Gala, USA - 27 Apr 2018

Parties

Friday Night Gala Going for the New Yorkers for Children Fool’s Fete

“I think this is what sets the theme for other galas in the springtime,” said Selita Ebanks.

clock April 28, 2018Leigh Nordstrom

Peter Marino and Juan Carlos Menendez

Parties

Peter Marino Attends Museum of the City of New York’s 2018 Winter Ball

“Darling, they gave me a huge award in June,” said the architect of an honor presented to him by the cultural institution last year.

clock February 23, 2018Andrew Nodell

Anna Cleveland and Jean Paul Gaultier

Parties

Sidaction Gala Caps Couture Week

Letting their hair down at the event were guests including Jean Paul Gaultier, Haider Ackermann, Coco Rocha and Isabelle Huppert.

clock January 26, 2018Katya Foreman and Jennifer Weil

Colin Jost, Scarlett JohanssonAmerican Museum of Natural History Gala, Inside, New York, USA - 30 Nov 2017

Parties

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost Attend American Museum of Natural History Gala

The new couple joined Jost’s “SNL” cast mates for a night under the whale.

clock December 1, 2017Alexa Tietjen

Carolyn Miles, Jill Biden, Jennifer Garner, Joe Biden, Ezaat Aloqla. President/CEO of Save The Children Carolyn Miles, from left, Dr. Jill Biden, Actress/Save The Children Trustee Jennifer Garner, Former Vice President Joe Biden and Ezaat Aloqla attend the 5th Annual Save The Children Illumination Gala at The American Museum of Natural History, in New York5th Annual Save The Children Illumination Gala, New York, USA - 18 Oct 2017

Parties

Save the Children Throws Fifth Annual Illumination Gala

Jennifer Garner, Olivia Wilde, Dakota Fanning and more came out to support the cause.

clock October 19, 2017Leigh Nordstrom

Patti SmithMetropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, USA - 25 Sep 2017

Parties

Patti Smith Talks Opera at the Met

“Believe me, if I could sing like Maria Callas I would be up there doing ‘La Traviata,'” said the rocker at the cultural institution’s opening night gala.

clock September 26, 2017Andrew Nodell

Haim

Fashion Scoops

Exclusive: Haim to Perform at the Guggenheim International Gala Pre-Party 2017

The annual Dior-sponsored event will take place Nov. 15.

clock September 18, 2017Leigh Nordstrom

Irina Shayk and Natasha PolyUnitas Gala Against Human Trafficking, New York, USA - 12 Sep 2017

Parties

Leonardo DiCaprio Joins the Model Pack at Capitale for Unitas Gala

Unitas raised awareness and funds to fight human trafficking.

clock September 13, 2017Kristen Tauer

Photo courtesy of Project Help Us Give

Media

Annual HUG Gala to Honor Lenzing Fibers, Jockey International

The New York-based charity will celebrate its 62nd anniversary at the event.

clock August 25, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Ron Wendt

People

Party Planning for the Instagram Age

As spring gala season wears on in New York, get to know event planner Ron Wendt, who plans parties for Louis Vuitton, Chanel, the Society of MSK and Cartier.

clock June 7, 2017Leigh Nordstrom

Betsy Bloomingdale, 1994.

Lifestyle

50 Years of Metropolitan Opera Fashion

An exclusive look at the costume archives — and through WWD’s photo archives — of the 50 years the Met Opera has been at Lincoln Center.

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