Rockstar chic designer Kinder Aggugini launched his collection for Macy's, Diesel and Adidas kicked up the footwear funk, Tinsley Mortimer celebrated champagne and snow boots simultaneously, the Apollo Theater had an anniversary and more. Get the scoop on last night's parties!
KINDER AGGUGINI Spring 2011 CAPSULE COLLECTION
Where: Gramercy Park Hotel
Other Details: The downtown set came out to celebrate Macy's launch of its first Capsule Collection Series featuring Kinder Aggugini. Alexandra Richareds DJ'd and Irina Shayk, Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend, was in the house minus the soccer stud. Perhaps he stayed home to watch the baby? Aggugini, a London-based designer, has worked with such iconic fashion houses as John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood, Paul Smith, Calvin Klein, Costume National and Versace. Covetable rock chic at department store prices. Hallelujah! [Via]
SHOP FOR A CAUSE in Honor of The HAITI Earthquake
Where: Tracy Reese Flagship Store
Who Was There: Tom Silverman, Donna Cruz, Reggie Canal, Tracey Reese, Norma Jean Darden, Jocelyn Taylor
Other Details: Tracy Reese hosted a special shopping event to benefit Haiti. The sale featured Haitian designers, with 10% of the proceeds going to support Aksyon: a Forward Vision for Haiti, which is for economic development in Haiti. [Via]
Toast CLICQUOT In the Snow and the Launch of DKNY for CLICQUOT IN THE SNOW Boots
Where: Celsius at Bryant Park
Other Details: This event couldn't have happened at a more opportune time. Champagne-maker Veuve Clicquot has teamed up with DKNY to introduce a rubber, knee high snow boot in Veuve’s signature yellow color. They cost $98 and are well worth it for days like today. Tinsley Mortimer was there with her man and several other socialites. Cailtin Moe and Mia Moretti, fresh off several gigs at Sundance, hit this up as well proving they do not need sleep. [Via]
DIESEL AND ADIDAS ORIGINALS JOIN CREATIVE FORCES TO INTRODUCE A LIMITED EDITION SNEAKER SERIES
Where: DIESEL, 770 Lexington Avenue
Who Was There: Drew McCreary, Willie Holmes, Anastasia Fokina, Matt Kronenberg, Blaqstarr, Tyson Murphy
Other Details: The two sneaker brands have joined forces back in 2008 for a denim collection. They're at it again with an exclusive Diesel/Adidas Originals sneaker collection: five classic Adidas footwear styles re-designed by Diesel. There are only 10,000 pairs available globally so get yours now. Tweeted @arireiko: "Adidas x Diesel sneaker line launch party. Couldn't take my eyes off your sweet straps studs and stitching." [Via]
Amateur Night At The Apollo 2011 Season Opening Night
Where: The Apollo Theater
Who Was There: amateurs, Capone, Stephanie Mills
Other Details:Last night was not only the opening of the Apollo's season but also the famed theater's 77th anniversary. Comedian Capone led the evening which included a special guest performance by Grammy-award-winning singer Stephanie Mills, a six-time Amateur Night winner. [Via]
The Collegiate Chorale Presents "Knickerbocker Holiday"
Where: Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
Other Details: Tony Award-winner Ted Sperling directs a cast of Broadway veterans including Kelli O'Hara, Victor Garber, Christopher Fitzgerald, Ben Davis, Bryce Pinkham and David Garrison. James Bagwell conducts the American Symphony Orchestra and a chorus of 65.. This was one of the few outings Bradley Cooper has had since his father, Charles Cooper, died in Jan. [Via]
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