Last Night's Parties: Fashion Elite Attend Christie's Green Auction

by Mara Siegler · March 30, 2011

Nicki Minaj performed after a runway show at Christie's, the fashion elite were served La Mer on silver platters at Monkey Bar, Vogue and Escada got Summery, J. Crew looked towards Fall, Kim Catrall hit the carpet for her over-the-hill porn star movie and more. So much more. Find out what happened last night.

Christie's Green Auction & After Party: A Bid To Save The Earth

Where: Christie's, Monkey Bar

Who Was There: Anna Wintour, Nicki Minaj, Diane Kruger, Jason Wu, Zoe Kravitz, Alexander Wang, David Rockefeller, David Lauren, Lauren Bush, Thakoon, Ted Danson, Michael Kors, Rachel Roy, Olivia Palermo, Michelle Harper, Arlenis Sosa, Gayle King, Ann Dexter Jones, Amanda Hearst, Lauren Santo Domingo, Bee Shaffer, Karolina Kukova, Graydon Carter

Other Details: SNL's Seth Myers kept things light and funny as Master of Ceremonies during last night's event co-sponsored by Vogue and Christie’s. Plenty of designers and fashion A-listers, including Anna Wintour, were on hand for the runway show which featured pieces by Balenciaga, Burberry, Gucci, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Yves Saint Laurent, Thakoon and Jason Wu. Nicki Minaj, outfitted in her best green behive, performed as guests bid on Fendi baguettes customized by different artists. At 9:30 the party head to a Monkey Bar where travel size pots of La Mer were carried around on silver platters. Remember-fashion people don't eat, they moisturize. [Via]

Vogue & ESCADA Spring/Summer Collection Cocktail Party [More photos HERE]

Where: Mondrian SoHo Penthouse

Who Was There: Lucy Sykes Rellie, Ann Caruso, Hector Carrasquillo, Phillip Bloch, Anne VIncent, Euan Rellie, Donna Kang, Susan Cappa, Florentina Frumosu, Peter Davis, Kristian Laliberte

Other Details: Lucy Sykes Rellie and Ann Caruso showed off their style expertise during a presentation fo Escada's Spring Summer 2011. Rodarte outfitted hottie, Chef Sam Talbot, served up hors d'oeuvres as guests viewed the clothes and mingled to the sounds of DJ Jeffrey Tonnesen. Be sure to take a look at more photos HERE.




Pamella Roland hosts the NY Premiere of Anchor Bay Films "Meet Monica Velour" Red-Carpet Arrivals and After-Party

Where: Landmark Sunshine Cinema, Hotel Chantelle

Who Was There: Kim Cattrall, Dustin Ingram, Daniel Yelsky, Jee Young Han, Keith Bearden, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz, Shauna Bogetz, Nigel Barker, Peter Berg, Maggie Betts, Phillip Bloch, Kiera Chaplin, Jim Dale, Lee Daniels, Liza Minnelli, Jennifer Missoni, Irina Pantaeva, Pamella Roland, Candida Royala, Kim Stolz, Daniella Van Graas, Veronica Vera

Other Details: Kim Catrall, Dustin Ingram, and Director Keith Bearden head out for the screening of their new film, "Meet Monica Velour." The film focuses on an '80's porn star who has past her prime and the young boy who loves and beats off to her. After the screening guests talked porn, strip clubs, and the possibility of SATC 3 at Hotel Chantelle, as Kim looked as elegant as ever in a gray Pamella Roland dress. [Via]


J. Crew Preview Party

Where: Industria Studios, Studio 5

Other Details: It's almost Spring and already time to look at clothes for when the weather turns from finally warm to chilly once again. Last night J. Crew previewed their Fall collection which was full of bright shades including melon-colored handbags, lilac trousers, and a beaded orange top. [Via]




New York Fashion Film Festival After Party

Where: Le Bain, The Standard

Who Was There: Ave Hama, Tarik Malak, Tilly Standing, Taisha Coombs, Stephen Frailey, Peter Ash Lee, Rainer Judd, Sebastian De Gzell, Kelly Virtue, Milosh Foreman, Siggyu Bobolai, Tr3y Stylez, Caroline Oliveira, Chad Moore Julian Williams

Other Details: After watching several films relating to fashion at the Visual Arts theater and listening to a panel discussion moderated by Emma Reeves, guests were invited to Le Bain to get out of their seats and party down.



Bentley Meeker Book Launch "Light X Design" [More photos HERE]

Where: Gotham Hall

Who Was There: Bentley Meeker, Patricia Field, Michel Gerber Klein, Cassandra Seidenfeld, Jeremiah Silva, Jay McInerney, R Couri Hay, Shawn Sadri DMD, Harriette Rose Katz, Sylvia Weinstock

Other Details: Gotham Hall was lit to perfection for world-renowned lighting designer Bentley Meeker, who has dazzled the Museum of Modern Art, The New York Public Library, and set the mood for Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky's wedding, book launch Tuesday night. Light X Design: 20 Years of Lighting showcases Meeker's glamorous illuminations that range from simple private affairs to elaborate public celebrations. Get more info on the evening HERE and look at more pics HERE.

Bob Morris, Tracy Dockray, and Mark Rudd Host Party with Maira Kalman for Learning Leaders

Where: Dockray Home

Who Was There: Bob Morris, Maira Kalman, Tracy Dockray, Mark Rudd, Tree Swenson, Todd Oberly, Robert Verdi, Ira Silverberg, Naomi Wang, Patrick McMullan, Leslie Robarge

Other Details: Learning Leaders, an organization that trains volunteers to be tutors and mentor to inner city school kids, held an event last night as Dockray.

Ralph Lauren Book Signing with Tom Watson to Celebrate "The Timeless Swing"

Where: Ralph Lauren

Who Was There: Tom Watson, Marty Hackel, Charlie Schaffer, Mary Lopuszynski, Edward Barsamian, Tom Nolan, Anna Rawson, Nick Seitz, Patrick Colmer, David Granger, David Lauren, Lauren Bush, Jerry Lauren, Robert Getz

Other Details: Legendary golfer Tom Watson, who won five Open Championships, two Masters titles, and one U.S. Open title, dropped by Ralph Lauren to sign copies of his new book.