Well, it's already the first week in August (can you believe it!?) and you know what that means: SHARK WEEEEEEEK! Yes, that's right, the most wonderful time of the year is upon us once again and I couldn't be more excited. I know, I know Shark Week is nothing more than a marketing ploy (well done, Discovery) but it is the greatest ploy ever created and I have no shame in enjoying every second of it. Plus, it's a great excuse to drink every night of the week and not feel bad about it. But there's more to Shark Week than just drinking some beers and watching tv. Here's a guide of what to do this holiday season:
Summertime is a weird time period where the rules relax for everyone and indulging yourself is more acceptable. (Rose wine, gawking at polo players for an entire day, and Cyril's all fall under this category.) But I got to thinking about what I really do differently in the summer...
Go HERE for more photos by Chelsea Burcz and tag yourself and your friends! Hosts Morgan Collett, Josh Rosen and Colin Tunstall celebrated 2 years of their NYC surf shop, Saturdays, at Ruschmeyer's on Saturday night. Kanon Vodka cocktails were available by the pitcher outside, which was a good thing because Ruschmeyer's was so packed that they kept reaching their maximum occupancy inside and closed their doors!
On Saturday, Voluptuous Panic once again brought together theater, art, fashion, design, and society to Watermill. The funds raised will go towards The Watermill Center's International Summer Program and Fall/Spring Residency Program, providing a unique environment for young and emerging artists to explore and develop their work. The evening included cocktails, a silent auction, performances, art installations, dinner, dancing and a live auction hosted by auctioneer Simon de Pury.
Did you hang out with Rachel Zoe at Super Saturday? Or check out Russell Simmons' Estate with Edward Norton? Or how about sip cocktails with Gwyneth Paltrow at the Baby Buggy event? In case you couldn't make it, we have a round up of all the best events that happened out east. Check it out!
On Friday evening, Jodie and John Eastman opened up their home to the NYSCF (New York Stem Cell Foundation) for a cocktail party, discussing all things stem cell with a group of scientists. Attendees included Dr. Jesse Stoff, Helene Burgess, Steve Kroft of "60 Minutes," Katama Eastman, Jay Eastman, Dr. Dieter Egli, and NYSCF's CEO Susan Soloman. [via Hamptons.com]
Reed and Delphine Krakoff hosted the 5th annual Baby Buggy Summer Dinner, along with co-hosts Jessica and Jerry Seinfeld, on Saturday at the historic Krakoff Estate Lasata in East Hampton. Baby Buggy is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing families in need with essential equipment, clothing, products, and educational tools and services for their children. The dinner raised more than $275,000 for the organization. Attendees included Blythe Danner, Gayle King, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, Rachel Zoe and other Baby Buggy supporters.