ELLE 25 Summer Cocktails

by Annie Rooney · August 23, 2011

Living up to their reputation as the number one fashion magazine in the world, ELLE, partnered with Dolce & Gabbana The One, threw a chic summer cocktail party at a private Sagaponack residence. This California inspired architectural venue was a happening spot for Saturday evening's Summer Cocktail Celebration. Not too sure what all the cocktail fuss was about but there sure was an overflow of champagne.

ELLE hosted the event in celebrated the first time the annual ELLE 25 feature, bringing to life the fall season’s 25 hottest sensations in popular culture. Each of the magazine's 25 pop culture moments to watch for in the upcoming year - including film shorts of "The Muppets," "The Iron Lady" and "My Week With Marilyn," TV clips of shows "New Girl" and "Up All Night" and soundbites by musicians Laura Marling and Yelawolf were free for listening. Other features were on display through a unique variety of installations scattered throughout the event for guests to peruse while snacking on milk bars and sipping some bubbly.

ELLE Magazine’s Robbie Myers, Joe Zee, Anne Slowey all radiated with accomplishment while funny girl Kathy Griffin and Gossip Girl’s Kelly Rutherford made their celebrity appearance. David Lauren, Reed Krakoff, Nanette Lepore, Nicole Miller, James LiptonFabiola Beracasa, Samantha Mathis joined many other guests for a full night with music by DJ Coleman.

Kathy Griffin, Fabiola Beracasa

Kelly Rutherford Kelly Rutherford

Robbie Myers, Michael Clinton, Nicole Miller Robbie Myers, Michael Clinton, Nicole Miller

Denise Vizcarra, Sharon Ainsberg, Chris Constable

DJ Coleman

Kedakai Turner, James Lipton, Nanette Lepore, Violet Lepore

Samantha Mathis

Johan Lindeberg, Joe Zee

Um... Yes, please!

David Lauren, Robbie Myers, Hunter Hill, Dr. Lisa Airan, Monika Chiang

The Muppets version of drunk goggles?

Diane Birch, Helen Lee Schifter, Tim Schifter

[All Photos via Billy Farrell Agency]