Held at the Park Avenue Armory, the party drew guests such as LL Cool J, Paul Shaffer and Lea DeLaria.
The 12th annual Connoisseur’s Dinner will be co-chaired by Leonard and Ronald Lauder on Thursday.
The gift goes to The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to benefit MBA students.
The induction is part of the school’s 80th anniversary celebration which also honors Mickey Drexler, Rose Marie Bravo and Jon Cryer, among others.
The New York-based division will court U.S. and European brands with global potential.
Unforgettable Evening, presented by Saks Fifth Avenue, drew Tom Ford, Leonard and Judy Lauder, Victoria Justice, Elizabeth Hurley and more.
For “Artist’s Choice,” Lauder has selected works from various photographers including American ones with Maine and California roots.
John Demsey hosted the first of The Fragrance Foundation’s new Masterclass series at The French Institute Alliance Française in New York.
Tommy Hilfiger, Joan Smalls, Bobbi Brown, Davis Factor and other guests celebrated at the MoMA Wednesday.
Media families, Cox, Hearst, Newhouse and Ziff, all made the top 25 of Forbes’ list of America’s richest families.
Janelle Monae and LaToya Ruby Frazier also will be recognized at this year’s gala.
The 14th annual awards ceremony honored the industry’s brightest executives, entrepreneurs and corporations.