Last Night's Parties: Hamptons Memorial Day Weekend Edition

by Mara Siegler · May 31, 2011

Things slowed down in the city this weekend as thousands flocked to weekend destinations. The most popular was the Hamptons, where New Yorkers dusted their summer shares, put on their best polo shirts, and most importantly, partied! Take a look at the hottest events that happened out east this past weekend!

HAMPTONS Magazine Annual Memorial Day Celebration with Chelsea Handler at Southampton Social Club [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: Southampton Social Club

Who Was There: Andre Balazs, Alessandra Balazs, Andrew Auron, Gya Matesse, Andrea Correale, Ian Duke, Jason Binn, Kelly Bensimon, Chelsea Handler

Other Details:  Chelsea Handler hosted this fete for Hamptons Magazine. Boyfriend, hotelier Andre Balazs, was on hand and though we can't confirm, we are pretty sure Chelsea drank a lot of Belvedere vodka. Be sure to take a look at more pics HERE!

Social Life Magazine Party [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: Social Life Estate

Who Was There: Beth Ostrosky, Howard Stern, Ramona Singer

Other Details: Social Life Magazine kicked off the summer with a party at their estate. Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky, stunning in a cut out belly-baring black dress, stopped by.  Real Housewife of New York Ramona Singer was also there. She most likely sampled the wine and made crazy eyes, as is required. Be sure to take a look at more pics HERE!


Private Screening of Christie Turlington's Directorial Debut "NO WOMAN NO CRY" [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: Southampton, NY

Who Was There: Christie Turlington, Donna Karen, Chris Cuomo, Cristina Greeven Cuomo, Nanette Lepore, Peggy Siegal, Alison Brod, Ed Burns

Other Details: Christy Turlington's film about maternal health screened during the launch of the Plum Network's Plum Hamptons magazine. When asked whose opinion of the film mattered most when she finished the moving tale of at-risk pregnant women, she told Page Six, "My husband's." After the film guests head to head to Bruce and Avis Richards chateau for dinner. Be sure to take a look at more pics HERE!

Heatwave Benefit For Planned Parenthood [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: Bridgehampton Tennis & Surf Club

Who Was There: Jim Chanos, Lance Bass, LuAnn de Lesseps, Robby Browne, Rob Coburn, Jill Zarin, Nick Poshkus, Deborah Cox

Other Details: Andy Cohen hosted this party that included an art show and sale, pop-up boutiques, silent auction, music, film, fashion, fun, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the ocean.  Be sure to take a look at more pics HERE!

Day & Night [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: Gurney Inn

Who Was There: People who like sparklers

Other Details: While The Plaza may find Day & Night's boozy brunches too raucous for their stuffy, snooty brand, the Hamptons has welcomed them back with sparklers in hand.  This holiday weekend those out east head to Gurney Inn to pop bottles and douse themselves in champagne.  Be sure to take a look at more pics HERE!




The Isla For Roarke Sunset Launch Party [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: Wolffer Vineyard Estate

Other Details: On Friday evening the stylish ladies of The Styleliner and Isla for Roarke threw a summer launch party on the Wolffer Vineyard Estate with live music, great shopping, and, of course, wine! Guests hung out in The Styleliner bus (much like a boutique on wheels) and outside while shopping as the summer sun set. Take a look at more photos HERE!


Jessica White Foundation Benefit, And Blue & Cream 8th Anniversary Party [Take a look at more photos HERE!]

Where: Georgica

Who Was There: Jessica White, Russell Simmons, June Ambrose, Jack Johnson, Asher Roth, Shontelle, Lisalla Montenegro, Matt White, Miss Universe Albania Angela Martini, Scott Lipps, David Rosenberg

Other Details: Supermodel Jessica White's Angel Wings Foundation hosted a cocktail party last night at Georgica in East Hampton benefiting UNICEF. Afterwards, guests received passes to Blue & Cream’s exclusive after-party with Jus Ske and DJ Phresh.  Take a look at more photos HERE!

John Varvatos Opening

Where: John Varvatos, East Hampton

Other Details: The East Hampton John Varvatos store opened their doors for their Memorial Day Weekend event this weekend. Custumers enjoyed cocktails, shopping and having their portrait snapped by famous SNL photographer Mary Ellen Matthews. Mary Ellen has been photographing the musicians, celebrities, and special guests of Saturday Night Live for the past two decades. Find out more HERE!