Last Night's Parties: Charlize Theron Launches Dior VIII, Johan Lindeberg Launches BLK DNM

by Mara Siegler · June 9, 2011

Charlize Theron hosted the launch of Dior VIII;  Rosie Perez and Rachel Dratch enjoyed adult prom; the art and fashion crowds came out to celebrate Johan Lindeberg's new line; celebrated at the Jimmy; Gen Art kicked off its revitalized Film Festival and more. Last night's parties are primed for their comeback!

Charlize Theron hosts launch of DIOR VIII

Where: Christian Dior Soho N.Y.C

Who Was There: Charlize Theron, Amber Heard, Kellan Lutz, Selita Ebanks, Byrdie Bell, Harley Viera Newton, Hannah Bronfman, Karlie Kloss, Russell Simmons, Scott Lipps

Other Details: Charlize Theron looked stunning last night as the host of Dior's VIII, a new luxury watch collection, launch.  "We wanted to create a collection that would become another iconic design for the brand,” said Laurence Nicolas, president of Christian Dior watches and fine jewelry. Schmance. [Via]




URBAN ARTS PARTNERSHIP Throws The Prom of The Century

Where: Edison Ballroom

Who Was There: Philip Courtney, Rosie Perez, Rachel Dratch, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Judah Friedlander, Justin Bartha, Ally Sheedy

Other Details: Urban Arts Partnership jumped on the grown-up prom band wagon. Their Prom was an evening of cocktails and food from celebrity Chef Roble Ali.  Rosie Perez and Rachel Dratch played host. [Via]


BLK DNM POP 1 Store Opening Reception to Celebrate Gazette 1

Where: 237 Lafayette

Who Was There: Aleksandra Woroniecka, Johan Lindeberg, Scott Lipps, Linda Vojtova, Nate Lowman, Leo Fitzpatrick, Nur Khan, Pernilla Fransander, Annabelle Dexter Jones, Andre Saraiva

Other Details: Johan Lindeberg, who had stints at Diesel, William Rast, and his highly-regarded, eponymous collection, J. Lindeberg, unveiled his latest project, BLK DNM for a fashionable crowd at his new pop up store downtown. [Via]

Johan Lindeberg & Aleksandra Woroniecka Host Krug Champagne Dinner to Celebrate the Launch of the BLK DNM Gazette

Where: Indochine

Who Was There: Johan Lindeberg, Aleksandra Woroniecka, Cynthia Rowley, Waris Alhuwalia, Aleksandra Woroniecka, Rachel Wilkie, Johan Lindeberg, Rita Ackermann, Nate Lowman, Waris Alhuwalia, Lane Coder, Byrdie Bell, Bill Powers, Chelsea Leyland, Jenne Lombardo

Other Details: And to celebrate the launch, a select number of guests head to Indochine to party. Celebrates Tales Of Endearment At The Jimmy [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: Jimmy at the James Hotel

Who Was There: Waris AhluwaliaJoseph Altuzarra, Yigal Azrouel, Byrdie Bell, Chris Benz, Fabiola Beracasa, Derek Blasberg, Hannah Bronfman, Thom Browne, Richard Chai, Doo-Ri Chung, Aurelie Claudel, Tim Coppens, Poppy Devilleneuve, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Erin Fetherston, Rogan Gregory, Prabal Gurung, Jeff Halmos, Lazaro Hernandez, Genevieve Jones, , Stephanie Lacava, Phillip Lim, Adam Lippes, Dana Lorenz, Pamela Love, Jack Mccullough, Bibhu Mohapatra, Cynthia Rowley, Rachel RoySam Shipley, Thakoon, Olivier Theyskens, Marcus Wainwright, Alexander Wang, Emily Weiss

Other Details: Last night brought out the city's most fashionable for their Tales of Endearment party. The event was a re-launch of Fashion Consultant Natalie Joos' Tales of Endearment website, perfectly placed within the festivities of Internet Week. Taking place at the Jimmy at the  James Hotel Rooftop with tunes from Chrissie Miller, it was the most stylish party of the night. Be sure to check out more photos HERE!

16th Annual Gen Art Film Festival Opening Night, presenting "A Beginners Guide To Endings

Where: The Ziegfeld Theater, Vermilion

Who Was There: Jonathan Sobol, Jason Jones, Samantha Bee, Shanay Grimes, Aaron Levine, Tucker Capps

Other Details: The Gen Art Film festival is back! They kicked things off with a screening of A Beginners Guide To Endings starring that dude from Varisty Blues Scott Caan, J.K. Simmons, Tricia Helfer, Jason Jones, Paulo Costanzo and Harvey Keitel. After, guests head to Vermilion for the after party.

The Revival of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-Winning Musical "COMPANY

Where: NYIT Auditorium on Broadway

Who Was There: Anika Noni Rose, Christina Hendricks, Lisa Joyner, Jon Cryer, Neil Patrick Harris, Patti Lupone

Other Details: Broadway types and ChristinaHendricks head out to NYIT Auditorium for  Stephen Sondheim’s The Company with the New York Philharmonic. [Via]



LeBook CONNECTIONS After Party

Where: 76 Greene Street

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Other Details: LE BOOK, “the international reference for the creative industry,” held kicked off its 7th annual trade show. After,  brand managers, creative and art directors, photo and fashion directors, and image and communication executives all head out to the after party to network and discuss what they saw.

Vincent Wants To Sea Press and Critic Screening [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: Broadway Screening Room

Other Details: American distribution company Corinth Films hosted the press and critic screening at Broadway Screening Room for 'Vincent Wants To Sea', an award winning German Film. It will be premiering in the United States for the first time this summer starting June 24th with 20 other secured screenings dates across the US.  Be sure to  take a look at more pics HERE.