New York|Fashion

7th Annual GEM Awards: An Evening Of Style And Bling

Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele, Mark Hruschka, Samantha Harris
[Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele, Mark Hruschka, Samantha Harris. All Photos by Nicholas Richer for PMc]

It was all about glamour, style, and bling bling at the Jewelry Information Center's 7th annual GEM awards Friday night at Cipriani's in New York City.  The awards ceremony celebrating the achievements and contributions of the best of the best in the jewelry industry, honored Harper Bazaar's editor-in-chief, Glenda Baily for excellence in journalism, Chopard for its' excellence in corporate communications and Russell Simmons for...being Russell Simmons. Dancing With the Star's Samantha Harris hosted the glitzy evening of cocktails, dinner, and dessert while guests included LL Cool J, David Yurman, Heidi Albertson, and Frederic de Narp.

Russell Simmons, LL Cool JHelena Krodel, Hutton Wilkinson, Glenda Bailey, Amanda GizziLL Cool J, Heidi Albertsen

More photos from this event below...

Aida Alvarez, Mark Hruschka, Linda Passaro, Carol Brody

Aida Alvarez, Mark Hruschka, Linda Passaro, Carol Brody

Frederic de Narp, Heidi Albertsen, Russell SimmonsSamantha Harris, Russell Simmons
Frederic de Narp, Heidi Albertsen, Russell Simmons, Samantha Harris, Russell Simmons

Nancy Robey, Helena Krodel, Samantha Harris, Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele, Susan Duffy
Nancy Robey, Helena Krodel, Samantha Harris, Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele, Susan Duffy

Russell Simmons, LL Cool J, Neil Goldberg, Scott Rausch

Russell Simmons, LL Cool J, Neil Goldberg, Scott Rausch
Russell Simmons
Russell Simmons
Helena Krodel, Alex Woo, Erin CohenSamantha Harris
Helena Krodel, Alex Woo, Erin Cohen, Samantha Harris
Scott Rausch, Aida Alvarez, Linda Passaro, Candy Udell, LL Cool J
Scott Rausch, Aida Alvarez, Linda Passaro, Candy Udell, LL Cool J