By Invitation Only: Jodi Della Femina Celebrates The Launch Of Her Latest Book

by MELLISSA SEECHARAN · June 30, 2009

Daniel Benedict, Jessica Della Femina, Johannes Huebl, Olivia Palermo[Daniel Benedict, Jessie Della Femina, Johannes Huebl, Olivia Palermo. All photos by BILLY FARRELL for PMc] Socialites converged at the Vera Wang store yesterday for the launch party of Jodi Della Femina's book By Invitation Only, a summer read about the world love, scandal, and social status in Manhattan and the Hamptons. Guests included Olivia Palmero, Kelly Bensimon, Fern Mallis, Betsey Johnson, and others. This isn't Della Femina's first venture into writing. She's co-written two cookbooks, started the local newspaper, and also penned guidebook, Jodi's Shortcuts -- all inspired by the Hamptons.

Maggie Kim, Jodi Della Femina, Charlie Kim Maggie Kim, Jodi Della Femina, Maggie Kim, Charlie Kim

Judy Licht, Fern MallisBetsey Johnson Judy Licht, Fern Mallis, Betsey Johnson

Jodi Della Femina Jodi Della Femina

Kelly Killoren BensimonOlivia Palermo, Johannes Huebl Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Olivia Palermo, Johannes Huebl

JT Della Femina, Jessie Della Femina JT Della Femina, Jessie Della Femina

Rachel RoyDaniel Benedict, Johannes Huebl Rachel Roy, Daniel Benedict, Johannes Huebl

Olivia Palermo Olivia Palermo

Bree SharpJim Shi, Priya Shukla Bree Sharp, Jim Shi, Priya Shukla

Michael Mendel, John Kim, Barbara Della Femina, Jerry Della Femina Michael Mendel, John Kim, Barbara Della Femina, Jerry Della Femina

Peter Alexander, Gigi StonePaige Nelson, Lori Adelman Peter Alexander, Gigi Stone, Paige Nelson, Lori Adelman

Agnes Hansdorfer, Liz Aiello, Katie Goldberg, Kristen Armstrong, Cheree Berry Agnes Hansdorfer, Liz Aiello, Katie Goldberg, Kristen Armstrong, Cheree Berry